Obanda’s fends off injury jitters with ton against Sir Ali

Stray Lions Cricket Club ‘A’ now have the most number of individual centuries in the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) Super League after Alex Obanda’s swashbuckling ton over the weekend that helped the League leaders get over Sir Ali Muslim Club ‘A’ while putting up their highest total of the season. In only his 6thContinue reading “Obanda’s fends off injury jitters with ton against Sir Ali”

Ruaraka drops four players admist frustrating season

Ruaraka Sports Club has decided to drop a chunk of their Super League players with only three matches left to complete a frustrating 2021 Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association 50 – over League season for the Thika Road based side. The statement released by the Ruaraka Sports Club management and sent to kenya-cricket.com reads, “Due toContinue reading “Ruaraka drops four players admist frustrating season”

Super League faces litmus test in defining fixtures

The Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) League shifts new gears this week with season defining fixtures on Sunday and during the Mashujaa Day holiday on Wednesday. A busy weekend beckons as the Youth League featuring 8 U – 19 and 5 U – 15 teams also bowls off on Saturday,16th October, with 11 and 29Continue reading “Super League faces litmus test in defining fixtures”

Ruaraka hit by holiday bug and Sikhs combo

The holiday bug seems to have bit harder along Thika Road, leaving Ruaraka Sports Club ‘A’ with at least four changes to their regular squad and a jaw clenching five wicket defeat at the hands of Sikh Union Sports Club ‘A’. Upset about the loss of the match that was reduced to 35 overs dueContinue reading “Ruaraka hit by holiday bug and Sikhs combo”

Sikh Union set for double duel as Gymkhana look to bounce back

The 2021 Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) 50 – over League picks up gears this weekend with matches scheduled to stretch through to Monday, 11th October due to the Utamaduni Day holiday. As is the norm, the long holiday also means that teams are set to miss key players set to be out of townContinue reading “Sikh Union set for double duel as Gymkhana look to bounce back”

Sharma draws fourth ton to drum up national selection campaign

Pushkar Sharma, in his 7th match as Ruaraka Sports Club ‘A’s captain relived his heroics against SCLPS ‘A’ by recording his fourth ton of the season, his third as captain. Sharma completed his double against Shree Cutchi Leva Patel Samaj ‘A’ with 109 runs from 96 balls, 12 boundaries and two maximums therein, five weeksContinue reading “Sharma draws fourth ton to drum up national selection campaign”

Arinaitwe helps Ruaraka compound Kanbis’ misery

Ugandan international Zephaniah Arinaitwe was stellar in his new found role as a wicket keeper -batsman for Ruaraka Sports Club, making his second half century in a winning cause despite missing out on a ton by 19 runs. This made it the second time in three matches the fiery top order batsman was left strandedContinue reading “Arinaitwe helps Ruaraka compound Kanbis’ misery”

Ruaraka fans shocked by middle order crumble

Ruaraka Sports Club’s fans were treated to a familiar sight at home on Sunday when their first team Ruaraka Sports Club ‘A’ hosted leaders Stray Lions Sports Club ‘A’. After a strong foundation, wickets fell in a heap as one batsman after another perished. Chasing 267, it was deja vu as they went from 165Continue reading “Ruaraka fans shocked by middle order crumble”

Nairobi welcomes cricket franchise tournament

Cricket fans will be pleased to see the return of Franchise Cricket after seven long years of drought with the launch of the inaugural Nairobi Cricket League this evening at Ruaraka Sports Club. There has been no Franchise Cricket in the country since the Sharad Ghai – organised Zuku Cricket Wars in 2013. The tournamentContinue reading “Nairobi welcomes cricket franchise tournament”

Gymkhana fashion up to the second leg with overseas players

Nairobi Gymkhana ‘A’ have had enough of languishing at the bottom of the table throughout the first round of the 2021 Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) 50 – over League and have acquired the services of two professional players. The two will open their season campaign when they face off with Ngara Sports Club ‘A’Continue reading “Gymkhana fashion up to the second leg with overseas players”