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Full name Tom Jones Tikolo
Born October 24, 1961, Kakamega
Current age 53 years 156 days
Major teams East Africa, Kenya
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1986/87 - 1986/87|
Tom Tikolo was a giant of Kenyan cricket in the era before they started playing regularly against major teams, and his figures do not do justice to his abilities with the bat. He subsequently moved into coaching, enjoying a successful time as development officer for East Africa, and when Kenyan cricket removed the Sharad Ghai regime he returned as CEO and a national selector. He was at the forefront of rebuilding the game, but at the end of 2009 he resigned after financial irregularities emerged.
As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before
The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to
This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan