Sikh Union (18 Points) had a comfortable win over Kenya Kongonis
Cricket Club (1 point) by six wickets on Sunday in the Nairobi
Provincial Cricket Association Super League Match which was
played at the Sikh Union Club.
The Match was
officiated by Munir Khan and Subhash Modi while the Scorers
Ricky Marwe (Sikh
Union), Caalistus Makacha (Kongonis) and Yvonne Atieno (East
African Cricket Foundation)
Brief Result:- Kenya
Kongonis Cricket Club Captain Chris Childs won the toss and
elected to bat first and were soon in trouble against the tight
bowling and fine fielding and eventually were all out for 134
runs in 39.2 overs.
The top scorer for
Kongonis was Dola Abala with impressive 39 and he was well
supported by Paul Njere (19), Emmanuel Opura (17) Dominic
Wesonga (12) Edward Cunynghame (11) andNewton Muthee (11).
For Sikh Union the
bowling was spearheaded by Nadeem Ahmed (3/26), Sandip Adole
(2/27),Hamza Amir (2/24).
Sikh Union scored
the required runs to win - 137/4 in 38 overs for the loss of 4
wickets thanks mainly to Ali Rehman 46, Rajiv Sutaria 32,
Paranveer Singh 17 and Zahid Abbas 12.
For Kongonis Tony
Ochieng was the most successful bowler with 3 wickets for 21
runs. Sikh Union won by 6 wickets.
here: Both the wicket- keepers, Zahid Abbas(Sikh Union) and
Newton Muthee (Kongonis) kept the wickets very well.
Michael Davis (Kongonis)
took brilliant catches in the Mid On.
It was good to see
Paul Marshall (cricketer and a former Official of Kongonis) and
Kalpesh Solanki (Former Cricket Kenya Development Director and
Outdoor Sports Secretary of Sikh Union/Nairobi Gymkhana)
watching the noble game among others supporters.
Dola Abala Becomes Top Scorer
of the Day
Coastweek -- Ruaraka Sports
Club beat Kenya Kongonis Cricket Club by 5 wickets in the
ongoing Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association Super League
Match on Sunday at the Ruaraka Sports Club, reports Subhash Modi.
Ruaraka Sports Club
Captain Tushar Vaghani won the toss and elected to field first.
Cricket Club started very well thanks to a fine opening batting
first wicket partnership of 56 runs between the Veteran David
Waters(20) and Mike Davis(33).
were bowled out for 187 runs in 47.1 overs.
Top Scorer was Dola
Abala with an intelligent and patience knock of 52 runs.
Bowling honours were
shared by Satyajit Sinh Gohil 2/30, Dhruvra Sinh 5/45, Tushar
Vaghani 1/43, & Purshottam Vekaria 1/39.
In Reply the hosts
Ruaraka managed to score the required runs 188/5 in 31 overs
thanks to a brilliant knock of 98 by Keyur Parmar and he was
well supported by Rahul Chauhan 25 and Purshottam Vekaria 20.
for Kongonis were Eugene Ochieng 1/24, Martin Mworia 1/24,
Dominic Wesonga 1/23, and Dola Abala 1/23.
The match was
officiated by Shanti Patel & Subhash Modi while the Scorers were
Tushar Hirani(Ruaraka) & Stephen Muli, Yvonne Atieno(East
African Cricket Fondation).