2007 Cricket World Cup: Kenya vs Canada

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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Kenya have won their first Group-C match in the World Cup by 7 wickets against Canada in Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia.

Canada made 199 runs all out in 50 overs. Dhaniram made 34 runs not out in 35 balls. Kamande took two wickets for 25 runs in 10 overs.

Kenya easily made 200-run target in 43.2 overs by losing three wickets. Player of the match, Tikolo made 72 runs not out in 76 balls and took two wickets for 34 runs in 9 overs.


Toss: Kenya won, and elected to field first.

Flag of Canada.svg Canada innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Geoff Barnett c Mishra b Ongondo 41 50 9 0 82.00
Abdool Samad c Tikolo b Odoyo 15 29 3 0 51.72
Ashish Bagai st Ouma b Varaiya 19 48 2 0 39.58
Ian Billcliff c & b Tikolo 34 63 2 0 53.97
John Davison b Kamande 8 19 1 0 42.11
Qaiser Ali b Kamande 6 16 1 0 37.50
Asif Mulla c Ongondo b Tikolo 25 39 0 1 64.10
Sunil Dhaniram not out 34 35 3 1 97.14
Umar Bhatti run out (Mishra/Ouma) 1 2 0 0 50.00
Anderson Cummins run out (Odoyo/Tikolo) 1 3 0 0 33.33
Henry Osinde run out (Shah) 1 2 0 0 50.00
Extras (lb 5; w 3; nb 6) 14
Total (all out; 50 overs) 199 21 2

Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Samad, 10.3 ov), 2-73 (Barnett, 14.3 ov), 3-102 (Bagai, 25.3 ov), 4-115 (Davison, 30.2 ov), 5-127 (Qaiser Ali, 34.1 ov), 6-146 (Billcliff, 40.3 ov), 7-175 (Mulla, 46.3 ov), 8-185 (Bhatti, 47.4 ov), 9-187 (Cummins, 48.3 ov), 10-199 (Osinde, 49.6 ov)

Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Thomas Odoyo 8 1 32 1 4.00
Peter Ongondo 10 0 51 1 5.10
Nehemiah Odhiambo 3 0 33 0 11.00
Hiren Varaiya 10 3 19 1 1.90
Jimmy Kamande 10 1 25 2 2.50
Steve Tikolo 9 0 34 2 3.78
Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya innings (Target: 200 runs from 50 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Maurice Ouma c Mulla b Dhaniram 58 89 7 1 65.16
David Obuya c Bagai b Cummins 4 17 0 0 23.52
Ravindu Shah lbw b Bhatti 6 26 0 0 23.07
Steve Tikolo not out 72 76 7 1 94.73
Tanmay Mishra not out 35 54 3 0 64.81
Extras (b1; lb 2; w 18; nb 2; pen 5) 28
Total (3 Wickets; 43.2 overs) 203 17 2

Fall of wickets: 1-28 (DO Obuya, 5.6 ov), 2-52 (Shah, 12.5 ov), 3-119 (Ouma)

Flag of Canada.svg Canada bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Umar Bhatti 9 0 44 1 4.88
Anderson Cummins 8 0 32 1 4.00
Henry Osinde 5.2 0 31 0 5.81
John Davison 9 0 31 0 3.44
Abdool Samad 3 0 23 0 7.66
Sunil Dhaniram 9 1 34 1 3.77

Canada: G E F Barnett, A M Samad, A Bagai (wkt), I S Billcliff, J M Davison (capt), A A Mulla, S Dhaniram, Q Ali, U Bhatti, A C Cummins, H Osinde
Kenya: M A Ouma (wkt), D O Obuya, R D Shah, S O Tikolo (capt), T Mishra, C O Obuya, T M Odoyo, J K Kamande, N Odhiambo, P J Ongondo, H A Varaiya

Player of the match: S O Tikolo (Kenya)

Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and P D Parker (Australia)
TV umpire: B R Doctrove
Match referee: M J Procter (South Africa)
Reserve umpire: R E Koertzen (South Africa)

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