Kenya May 14, 2007

Northerns denied battling victory

Kenya Select 342 (Obanda 76, Suji 76) and 196 for 9 (Suji 48, C Obuya 47*, D Obuya 32; S

Kenya Select 342 (Obanda 76, Suji 76) and 196 for 9 (Suji 48, C Obuya 47*, D Obuya 32; S. Mwakayeni 5-42) drew with Northerns 234 (Chigumbura 69, Mufambisi 60, Raza Butt 34; Varaiya 4-49, Odhiambo 3-56, Luseno 2-61) and 303 for 9 (Chigumbura 79, Masvaure 50*, Varaiya 4-73)

The tie between Kenya Select and Northerns finished in a thrilling draw after bad light ended play six overs early with the Kenyans needing one wicket and Northerns two runs shy of chasing down a target of 305. Click here for a full report.

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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  • Zoeb Tayebjee on May 14, 2007, 5:49 GMT

    Kenya Select touring Zimabawe has NINE national players in their line up. Losing two matches and drawing one against the provincial team of the weakest Test/one-day playing nation is a shame, to say the least. They better win this one against Northerns.

  • Zoeb Tayebjee on May 14, 2007, 5:49 GMT

    Kenya Select touring Zimabawe has NINE national players in their line up. Losing two matches and drawing one against the provincial team of the weakest Test/one-day playing nation is a shame, to say the least. They better win this one against Northerns.

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  • Zoeb Tayebjee on May 14, 2007, 5:49 GMT

    Kenya Select touring Zimabawe has NINE national players in their line up. Losing two matches and drawing one against the provincial team of the weakest Test/one-day playing nation is a shame, to say the least. They better win this one against Northerns.