In a two day match the visiting
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) from England beat Kenya
Select XI by 10 wickets on Saturday, 13 October, at the
In a two day match the visiting Marylebone Cricket Club
(MCC) from England beat Kenya Select XI by 10 wickets on
Saturday, 13 October, at the Nairobi Gymkhana.
Brief Scores: -
Marylebone Cricket Club First Innings: - 305 for 9
declared in 52 overs.
Captain Adam Rouse 105, Tom Lace 57, Callum Hagget 53,
Seren Waters 39, Will Philips 18 and Adam Riley 18 not
out. Martin Okoth 4/68, (including a hat trick) Zahid
Kenya Select XI: 64 all out in 19 overs. James Ngoche 18
Callum Haggett 7/33 including a hatrick, Adam Riley 1/1.
Kenya Select 2nd Innings: - 254 all out in
Collins Obuya 70, Zahid Abbas 57, Captain Irfan Karim 39
and Sandeep Adole 36.
England Umpire David Millns is seen presenting
an England shirt to Kenya International Umpire
Subhash Modi after the match. Looking on is
Chairman of Kongonis Cricket Club David Waters.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF
DAVID WATERS CHAIRMAN OF KONGONIS CRICKET CLUB
Will Philips 5/37, Jack Williams 2/48 and Joe Barrett
MCC: Second Innings: 14 for no loss. Will Philips 10 not
out and Jack Williams 4 not out.
The match was officiated by England and MCC accompanied
Umpire David Millns and Kenya International Umpire
Subhash Modi while the scorers were Brenda Ingasiani and
Millicent Adhiambo (East African Cricket Foundation).
David Waters one of the finest cricket administrators
and a co-ordinator said that the Kenyan cricketers had a
wonderful opportunity to play against a strong MCC Team
which comprised of few English county cricketers and
indeed had a wonderful but rare opportunity to play a
longer version of two day match.
Local boys must have gained valuable experience
according to David Waters.
Tariq Iqbal, official of Kenya Team congratulated MCC
for a convincing win over his team.
Tariq Iqbal a former Kenya International Cricketer
highlighted by saying after the fine match at least 90
per cent of the Kenyan cricketers had no experience of
the two day match with different format of the game.
It was a learning experience for the boys to have a
different mindset compared to the normal white ball
cricket with coloured clothing which we are used to.
Overall Cricket Kenya in co-ordination with Kenya
Kongonis Cricket Club must be congratulated for
organizing and hosting the much awaited tour of MCC.
This prestigious Cricket Tour to Kenya has indeed added
value to our Cricket in Kenya and more teams are
expected to tour Kenya in Future.
According to Harpal Singh Sehmi (Palli Singh) even
things were very well organized at Nairobi Club, Nairobi
Gymkhana, Rift Valley Sports Club, Nakuru, and Nairobi