ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 3rd match, Group A

Kenya v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 5 wickets (with 54 balls remaining)

0.1

Streak to Otieno, FOUR, nicely struck through the cover fence

0.2

Streak to Otieno, 1 run, turned to backward of square leg for a single

0.3

Streak to Shah, no run, on the pads

0.4

Streak to Shah, no run, played to covers

0.5

Streak to Shah, 1 wide, outside the off

0.5

Streak to Shah, 3 runs, driven through the covers, poor fielding

0.6

Streak to Otieno, no run, played to covers, fielded

End of over 1 (9 runs) Kenya 9/0
KO Otieno    5* (3b 1x4)      HH Streak    1-0-9-0
RD Shah    3* (3b)     

1.1

Mbangwa to Shah, 1 wide, down the legside

1.1

Mbangwa to Shah, 2 runs, lobbed just wide of midon, quick running

that was clearly a slower ball

1.2

Mbangwa to Shah, 1 run, on the off, steered to thirdman

1.3

Mbangwa to Otieno, no run, on the stumps. swinging a bit away. forward, played defensively to covers

1.4

Mbangwa to Otieno, 1 leg bye, comes down the track menacingly, but slower ball. off the pads to square leg

1.5

Mbangwa to Shah, no run, on the legs, turned straight to the square leg fielder

1.6

Mbangwa to Shah, FOUR, slow outswinger, nice width so that it can be slammed to point fence

Kenya needs to put up over 250 for a fighting chance to upstage Zimbabwe

End of over 2 (9 runs) Kenya 18/0
RD Shah    10* (7b 1x4)      M Mbangwa    1-0-8-0
KO Otieno    5* (5b 1x4)      HH Streak    1-0-9-0

2.1

Streak to Otieno, no run, outside the off, swinging away. left alone

2.2

Streak to Otieno, no run, on the stumps. forward, played defensively to covers

2.3

Streak to Otieno, no run, big shout as the ball raps on the pads. Umpire Eddie Nicholls is unmoved

the shout looked close

2.4

Streak to Otieno, no run, faster ball on the stumps. Otieno gets well forward and defends

2.5

Streak to Otieno, no run, outside the off, beats the bat and goes through to the wicket keeper

2.6

Streak to Otieno, no run, on the stumps. well forwarded and defended as the maiden over is complete

End of over 3 (maiden) Kenya 18/0
KO Otieno    5* (11b 1x4)      HH Streak    2-1-9-0
RD Shah    10* (7b 1x4)      M Mbangwa    1-0-8-0

3.1

Mbangwa to Shah, no run, on the off. firmly pushed to point. shouts of "wait, wait" as the batsen contemplate taking a run

3.2

Mbangwa to Shah, no run, good slower ball. big shout for lbw but not out

3.3

Mbangwa to Shah, no run, forward, rapped on the pads

3.4

Mbangwa to Shah, no run, played to midon, fielded

3.5

Mbangwa to Shah, 1 run, slower ball, driven past midoff, well fielded

3.6

Mbangwa to Otieno, no run, outside the off, pushed to point

End of over 4 (1 run) Kenya 19/0
KO Otieno    5* (12b 1x4)      M Mbangwa    2-0-9-0
RD Shah    11* (12b 1x4)      HH Streak    2-1-9-0

4.1

Streak to Shah, no run, rapped on the pads. big shout. not out says Javed Akhtar

4.2

Streak to Shah, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

4.3

Streak to Shah, 1 wide, down the legside

4.3

Streak to Shah, no run, outside the off, swinging mildly away. through to keeper

4.4

Streak to Shah, no run, outswinger, left alone

4.5

Streak to Shah, 1 run, pitched up, cut away to thirdman

4.6

Streak to Otieno, no run, down the legside, brushed his pads on its way to the keeper

Guy Whittall slipped down a bit while fielding that ball at thirdman seems to be in a bit of trouble

End of over 5 (2 runs) Kenya 21/0
KO Otieno    5* (13b 1x4)      HH Streak    3-1-11-0
RD Shah    12* (17b 1x4)      M Mbangwa    2-0-9-0

5.1

Mbangwa to Shah, no run, through to keeper

5.2

Mbangwa to Shah, 1 wide, rubbish ball down the legside. Doug Cowie declares it wide

5.2

Mbangwa to Shah, 1 run, turned to square leg. Andy Whittall misfields

5.3

Mbangwa to Otieno, 1 leg bye, off the pads to backward of square leg

5.4

Mbangwa to Shah, no run, forward, defensive

5.5

Mbangwa to Shah, FOUR, down the track, lofted over midwicket!

Henry Olonga on for Guy Whittall who seems to have sprained his foot

5.6

Mbangwa to Shah, FOUR, down the track, lofted straight over extra cover, three bounces over the rope

End of over 6 (11 runs) Kenya 32/0
RD Shah    21* (22b 3x4)      M Mbangwa    3-0-19-0
KO Otieno    6* (14b 1x4)      HH Streak    3-1-11-0

6.1

Streak to Otieno, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

6.2

Streak to Otieno, no run, nasty ball. pitched on the good length spot and bounces alarmingly and hits him in the body. Otieno in pain

6.3

Streak to Otieno, no run, well forward, pushed to extra covers

6.4

Streak to Otieno, 1 wide, down the leg rubbish, keeping its line. well collected by Andy Flower

6.4

Streak to Otieno, no run, rapped on the pads

appeal, but Javed Akhtar not impressed

6.5

Streak to Otieno, no run, on the off. full length forward, played defensively

6.6

Streak to Otieno, 1 wide, down the legside. marginal but still called wide by Akhtar

6.6

Streak to Otieno, 1 run, outside the off, rather ugly looking tap to Olonga at thirdman

bowling change as Johnson brought on

End of over 7 (3 runs) Kenya 35/0
KO Otieno    7* (20b 1x4)      HH Streak    4-1-15-0
RD Shah    21* (22b 3x4)      M Mbangwa    3-0-19-0

7.1

Johnson to Otieno, no run, pretty lively ball outside the off, through to keeper

7.2

Johnson to Otieno, no run, played to midwicket

7.3

Johnson to Otieno, no run, played to covers

7.4

Johnson to Otieno, FOUR, nicely played to midoff fence

7.5

Johnson to Otieno, no run, played to midwicket

7.6

Johnson to Otieno, no run, .

End of over 8 (4 runs) Kenya 39/0
KO Otieno    11* (26b 2x4)      NC Johnson    1-0-4-0
RD Shah    21* (22b 3x4)      HH Streak    4-1-15-0

8.1

Streak to Shah, FOUR, nicely played to covers. good shot

8.2

Streak to Shah, 1 run, pushed past square leg, Paul Strang fields nicely

8.3

Streak to Otieno, no run, rapped on the pads, ball goes to square leg as Streak despairs

streak runs in and misses his run up. dead ball

8.4

Streak to Otieno, 1 run, fed down the legside on half-volley, turned to fineleg

Olonga and Brandes not playing in this match

8.5

Streak to Shah, no run, gets behind the line of the ball and plays a classic straight bat defensive push to covers

this man RD Shah is a man to watch

8.6

Streak to Shah, 2 runs, outside the off. Rather ugly looking shot over the vacant gully and clumsy running between the wicket but no damage done

End of over 9 (8 runs) Kenya 47/0
RD Shah    28* (26b 4x4)      HH Streak    5-1-23-0
KO Otieno    12* (28b 2x4)      NC Johnson    1-0-4-0

9.1

Johnson to Otieno, no run, outside the off, brilliant ball. Draws Otieno forward and beats him. Andy catches that and they both assume it is a clear wicket. Cowie doesn't think so

entire team disappointed. difficult decision

9.2

Johnson to Otieno, 1 run, played to thirdman

9.3

Johnson to Shah, 1 run, turned to fineleg. cut off at the boundary line

9.4

Johnson to Otieno, 1 run, attempts to clip the ball on the on, beaten. off the pads goes to thirdman

9.5

Johnson to Shah, 2 runs, turned sweetly. superb glance that was. to fineleg

9.6

Johnson to Shah, 1 run, played to midwicket

End of over 10 (6 runs) Kenya 53/0
RD Shah    32* (29b 4x4)      NC Johnson    2-0-10-0
KO Otieno    14* (31b 2x4)      HH Streak    5-1-23-0

10.1

Streak to Shah, no run

10.2

Streak to Shah, no run

10.3

Streak to Shah, no run

10.4

Streak to Shah, 1 wide

10.4

Streak to Shah, 1 run, pushed to midwicket for a quick run

10.5

Streak to Otieno, 1 wide, way outside the off, beats Otieno attempting to slam the ball

10.5

Streak to Otieno, no run, defended

another bowling change coming up The great Andy Whittall, with his off spinners

10.6

Streak to Otieno, no run

The great Andy Whittall, with his off spinners

End of over 11 (3 runs) Kenya 56/0
KO Otieno    14* (33b 2x4)      HH Streak    6-1-26-0
RD Shah    33* (33b 4x4)      NC Johnson    2-0-10-0

11.1

AR Whittall to Shah, no run, outside the off, no turn. to keeper

11.2

AR Whittall to Shah, no run, played to point. sharp fielding there

Andy bowling in Dipak Patel mode.

11.3

AR Whittall to Shah, no run, played back to the bowler. nice change of pace

11.4

AR Whittall to Shah, no run, defended

11.5

AR Whittall to Shah, FOUR, nicely cut away to a short ball, all the way to the point

11.6

AR Whittall to Shah, no run

End of over 12 (4 runs) Kenya 60/0
RD Shah    37* (39b 5x4)      AR Whittall    1-0-4-0
KO Otieno    14* (33b 2x4)      HH Streak    6-1-26-0

12.1

Johnson to Otieno, 1 run, played to midwicket

12.2

Johnson to Shah, no run

12.3

Johnson to Shah, no run

12.4

Johnson to Shah, 1 run, played to thirdman

12.5

Johnson to Otieno, OUT, outside the off, spooned to Grant Flower at point

KO Otieno c GW Flower b Johnson 16 (53m 35b 2x4 0x6) SR: 45.71

12.6

Johnson to Tikolo, 1 no ball

12.6

Johnson to Tikolo, 1 no ball

12.6

Johnson to Tikolo, no run

End of over 13 (4 runs) Kenya 64/1
SO Tikolo    0* (3b)      NC Johnson    3-0-14-1
RD Shah    38* (42b 5x4)      AR Whittall    1-0-4-0

13.1

AR Whittall to Shah, OUT, lobbed to midon, big blow to Kenya

RD Shah c Strang b AR Whittall 37 (56m 43b 5x4 0x6) SR: 86.04

13.2

AR Whittall to Tikolo, no run

13.3

AR Whittall to Tikolo, no run

13.4

AR Whittall to Tikolo, FOUR, nicely slammed to midwicket

13.5

AR Whittall to Tikolo, 1 run, pushed to midwicket for a quick run

13.6

AR Whittall to Odumbe, no run, turned to backward short leg

End of over 14 (5 runs) Kenya 69/2
MO Odumbe    0* (1b)      AR Whittall    2-0-9-1
SO Tikolo    5* (7b 1x4)      NC Johnson    3-0-14-1

14.1

Johnson to Tikolo, no run

14.2

Johnson to Tikolo, no run

14.3

Johnson to Tikolo, 3 runs, nicely played through midwicket

14.4

Johnson to Odumbe, no run, played back to the bowler

14.5

Johnson to Odumbe, no run, rapped on the pads, may be going down the legside. appeal. not out

14.6

Johnson to Odumbe, no run, on the off, pushed firmly to covers. end of 15 over mark

Mbangwa brought on

End of over 15 (3 runs) Kenya 72/2
MO Odumbe    0* (4b)      NC Johnson    4-0-17-1
SO Tikolo    8* (10b 1x4)      AR Whittall    2-0-9-1

15.1

Mbangwa to Tikolo, 1 no ball, outside the off

15.1

Mbangwa to Tikolo, no run, defended to the off

15.2

Mbangwa to Tikolo, no run, outside the off, pretty poor attempt there as he is beaten trying to poke at the ball

15.3

Mbangwa to Tikolo, no run, played to covers

15.4

Mbangwa to Tikolo, no run, played to point

15.5

Mbangwa to Tikolo, 1 run, pitched up on the legs, played past midon

15.6

Mbangwa to Odumbe, no run, pushed on the off

End of over 16 (2 runs) Kenya 74/2
MO Odumbe    0* (5b)      M Mbangwa    4-0-21-0
SO Tikolo    9* (16b 1x4)      NC Johnson    4-0-17-1

16.1

Johnson to Tikolo, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

16.2

Johnson to Tikolo, OUT, simple edge to the keeper as Kenya starts to gasp

SO Tikolo c †A Flower b Johnson 9 (15m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.94

16.3

Johnson to Modi, no run, left handed Modi on, as the ball leaves him outside the off

16.4

Johnson to Modi, no run, on the off, defended

16.5

Johnson to Modi, 1 run, down the legs, turned to fineleg

16.6

Johnson to Odumbe, no run, well pitched up, played to midoff

End of over 17 (1 run) Kenya 75/3
MO Odumbe    0* (6b)      NC Johnson    5-0-18-2
HS Modi    1* (3b)      M Mbangwa    4-0-21-0

17.1

Mbangwa to Modi, 1 wide, pitched on the off, must have hit a crack or something as the ball goes too wide of the keeper

17.1

Mbangwa to Modi, no run, on the off, played to backward point

17.2

Mbangwa to Modi, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

17.3

Mbangwa to Modi, no run, on the backfoot, defended

17.4

Mbangwa to Modi, no run, on the off, forward, defensive

17.5

Mbangwa to Modi, 1 run, turned to fineleg

17.6

Mbangwa to Odumbe, no run, pushed to backward point, Odumbe is still runless

End of over 18 (2 runs) Kenya 77/3
MO Odumbe    0* (7b)      M Mbangwa    5-0-23-0
HS Modi    2* (8b)      NC Johnson    5-0-18-2

18.1

Johnson to Modi, no run, played back to the bowler

18.2

Johnson to Modi, 1 wide, way down the legside

18.2

Johnson to Modi, no run, pretty poor foot movement, as he plays this ball to point

18.3

Johnson to Modi, no run, on the off, played to point

18.4

Johnson to Modi, no run, pushed to covers

18.5

Johnson to Modi, 1 run, played to thirdman. Olonga fields

note that Olonga has been substituting for Guy Whittall

18.6

Johnson to Odumbe, 1 run, pushed to thirdman, gets off the mark at last

End of over 19 (3 runs) Kenya 80/3
MO Odumbe    1* (8b)      NC Johnson    6-0-21-2
HS Modi    3* (13b)      M Mbangwa    5-0-23-0

19.1

Mbangwa to Odumbe, no run, played to covers

19.2

Mbangwa to Odumbe, no run, pushed to midwicket

19.3

Mbangwa to Odumbe, 1 run, played to thirdman

19.4

Mbangwa to Modi, no run, defended to point

19.5

Mbangwa to Modi, no run, played to midoff

19.6

Mbangwa to Modi, FOUR, straight down the track, over the bowler's head to long on

End of over 20 (5 runs) Kenya 85/3
HS Modi    7* (16b 1x4)      M Mbangwa    6-0-28-0
MO Odumbe    2* (11b)      NC Johnson    6-0-21-2

20.1

Johnson to Odumbe, no run, defended to midoff

20.2

Johnson to Odumbe, (no ball) 1 run, played to midon, wide of the fielder there for a quick run

20.2

Johnson to Modi, no run, outside the off, through to wicketkeeper

20.3

Johnson to Modi, no run, rapped on the pads. Johnson appeals but to no avail

20.4

Johnson to Modi, OUT, superb ball, swung in the air and beat Modi who was too far across and clipped the leg stump

HS Modi b Johnson 7 (17m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 36.84

20.5

Johnson to Vadher, no run, outside the off, beats Vader all ends up

20.6

Johnson to Vadher, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

End of over 21 (2 runs) Kenya 87/4
AV Vadher    0* (2b)      NC Johnson    7-0-23-3
MO Odumbe    3* (13b)      M Mbangwa    6-0-28-0

21.1

Mbangwa to Odumbe, 1 run, slower ball, pushed to coverpoint

21.2

Mbangwa to Vadher, no run, pitched up, driven to covers

21.3

Mbangwa to Vadher, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

21.4

Mbangwa to Vadher, no run, driven to midoff

21.5

Mbangwa to Vadher, no run, forward, defensive

21.6

Mbangwa to Vadher, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

End of over 22 (1 run) Kenya 88/4
AV Vadher    0* (7b)      M Mbangwa    7-0-29-0
MO Odumbe    4* (14b)      NC Johnson    7-0-23-3

22.1

Johnson to Odumbe, no run, played back to the bowler

22.2

Johnson to Odumbe, 1 no ball, outside the off, through to keeper

22.2

Johnson to Odumbe, 1 leg bye, pushed forward of square leg for a quick leg bye

22.3

Johnson to Vadher, no run, outside the off, draws the bat forward and beats him

22.4

Johnson to Vadher, no run, outside the off, through to keeper. ball moving away

22.5

Johnson to Vadher, no run, outside the off, through to keeper once again

22.6

Johnson to Vadher, no run, outside the off, through to keeper. well bowled

End of over 23 (2 runs) Kenya 90/4
AV Vadher    0* (11b)      NC Johnson    8-0-24-3
MO Odumbe    4* (17b)      M Mbangwa    7-0-29-0

23.1

Mbangwa to Odumbe, 1 run, well outside the off, late cut look-alike, to thirdman

23.2

Mbangwa to Vadher, no run, outside the off, Vader almosts commits suicide but saved in the nick of the time. through to keeper

23.3

Mbangwa to Vadher, 2 runs, played to deep midwicket, Odumbe wanted a third, Vader refuses. could have caused them trouble

23.4

Mbangwa to Vadher, no run, pushed to point

23.5

Mbangwa to Vadher, no run, well pitched up, well timed shot, well fielded at midwicket

23.6

Mbangwa to Vadher, FOUR, down the pitch, flicked uppishly over midwicket

Guy Whittall seems to be back and is bowling now

End of over 24 (7 runs) Kenya 97/4
AV Vadher    6* (16b 1x4)      M Mbangwa    8-0-36-0
MO Odumbe    5* (18b)      NC Johnson    8-0-24-3

24.1

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, played to covers

24.2

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, played back along the pitch

24.3

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, well pitched up, driven to covers

24.4

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, driven to midon

24.5

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, 1 run, ball kept low, played to thirdman

24.6

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, played back to the bowler

another bowling change

End of over 25 (1 run) Kenya 98/4
AV Vadher    6* (17b 1x4)      GJ Whittall    1-0-1-0
MO Odumbe    6* (23b)      M Mbangwa    8-0-36-0

25.1

Strang to Odumbe, 2 runs, swipe to fineleg. 100 up for Kenya

100 off 25.1 overs

25.2

Strang to Odumbe, 1 run, another pre-meditated swipe to fineleg, this time straight to the fielder

25.3

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, played square of the wicket on the off

25.4

Strang to Odumbe, no run, reverse sweep! straight to short thirdman

25.5

Strang to Odumbe, no run, played to thirdman

25.6

Strang to Odumbe, no run, pushed to covers

End of over 26 (4 runs) Kenya 102/4
MO Odumbe    9* (28b)      PA Strang    1-0-4-0
AV Vadher    7* (18b 1x4)      GJ Whittall    1-0-1-0

26.1

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 1 wide, down the legside. harsh decision

26.1

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, played to covers

26.2

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, driven to midon

26.3

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, played to covers

26.4

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 1 bye, down the legside, beats the batsman and the keeper. not called a wide

26.5

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, pitched up, rapped ont he pads down the legside

26.6

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, pushed to covers

End of over 27 (2 runs) Kenya 104/4
MO Odumbe    9* (30b)      GJ Whittall    2-0-2-0
AV Vadher    7* (22b 1x4)      PA Strang    1-0-4-0

27.1

Strang to Vadher, no run, pushed to offside

27.2

Strang to Vadher, no run, played back to the bowler

27.3

Strang to Vadher, no run, rapped on the pads

27.4

Strang to Vadher, no run, attempted sweep, beaten as the ball climbs onto him and gets lodged in the gloves

27.5

Strang to Vadher, no run, comes forward, foxed by the length, plays defensively

Strang is a bit too good for Vadher

27.6

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, on the backfoot, driven to deep extra covers

End of over 28 (1 run) Kenya 105/4
AV Vadher    8* (28b 1x4)      PA Strang    2-0-5-0
MO Odumbe    9* (30b)      GJ Whittall    2-0-2-0

28.1

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 1 run, turned to midwicket, quick run

28.2

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, 1 run, turned forward of square leg, another easy run

28.3

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 1 run, turned to midwicket

28.4

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, 1 run, pushed to midoff, quick run

28.5

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, pushed to forward short leg

28.6

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, defended on the off, to covers

End of over 29 (4 runs) Kenya 109/4
AV Vadher    10* (32b 1x4)      GJ Whittall    3-0-6-0
MO Odumbe    11* (32b)      PA Strang    2-0-5-0

29.1

Strang to Odumbe, 1 run, played to midoff

29.2

Strang to Vadher, no run, fielded on the followthrougfh

29.3

Strang to Vadher, no run, pushed to off

29.4

Strang to Vadher, no run, played back along the pitch

29.5

Strang to Vadher, no run, defended to on

29.6

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, turned to fineleg

End of over 30 (2 runs) Kenya 111/4
AV Vadher    11* (37b 1x4)      PA Strang    3-0-7-0
MO Odumbe    12* (33b)      GJ Whittall    3-0-6-0

30.1

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, played back to the bowler

30.2

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 1 run, pushed to square leg, quickie

30.3

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, 1 wide, way outside the off

30.3

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, turned to square leg

30.4

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, slower ball, played to covers

30.5

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, pushed to covers. well fielded

30.6

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, pushed to midoff

End of over 31 (2 runs) Kenya 113/4
MO Odumbe    12* (37b)      GJ Whittall    4-0-8-0
AV Vadher    12* (39b 1x4)      PA Strang    3-0-7-0

31.1

Strang to Vadher, no run, played to backward point

31.2

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, swept to deep backward square leg

31.3

Strang to Odumbe, no run, rapped on the pads. stifled appeal

31.4

Strang to Odumbe, 1 run, played between square leg and deep midwicket

31.5

Strang to Vadher, no run, played to midwicket

31.6

Strang to Vadher, no run, nicely flighted. defended at the blockhole

End of over 32 (2 runs) Kenya 115/4
AV Vadher    13* (43b 1x4)      PA Strang    4-0-9-0
MO Odumbe    13* (39b)      GJ Whittall    4-0-8-0

32.1

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, played to covers

32.2

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, defended back along the pitch

32.3

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, 1 run, attempts to pull it, messes up a bit. bottom edged to fineleg

32.4

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 2 wides, down the legside, declared wide as the batsmen cross over

32.4

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, 1 run, played to midwicket

32.5

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 1 run, steered to thirdman

32.6

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, 1 run, steered to thirdman once again

End of over 33 (6 runs) Kenya 121/4
MO Odumbe    16* (44b)      GJ Whittall    5-0-13-0
AV Vadher    13* (44b 1x4)      PA Strang    4-0-9-0

33.1

Strang to Odumbe, 1 run, driven straight to long off, couple of funny misfieldings but just a single

33.2

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, played to deep midon

33.3

Strang to Odumbe, no run, rapped on the pads

33.4

Strang to Odumbe, no run, forward, on the pads

33.5

Strang to Odumbe, 1 run, turned straight to short fineleg, quick run. throw just wide of the bowler and they want a second run but stay back in the end

33.6

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, played to long off

End of over 34 (4 runs) Kenya 125/4
AV Vadher    15* (46b 1x4)      PA Strang    5-0-13-0
MO Odumbe    18* (48b)      GJ Whittall    5-0-13-0

34.1

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, forward, defensive

34.2

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 1 wide, down the legs

34.2

GJ Whittall to Vadher, FOUR, down the legside, glanced ever so slightly to very fineleg

34.3

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, outside the off, pushed to point

34.4

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 1 wide, down the legs

34.4

GJ Whittall to Vadher, no run, pushed on the on

34.5

GJ Whittall to Vadher, 1 run, turned to midwicket

34.6

GJ Whittall to Odumbe, no run, on the off, pushed to covers

End of over 35 (7 runs) Kenya 132/4
MO Odumbe    18* (49b)      GJ Whittall    6-0-20-0
AV Vadher    20* (51b 2x4)      PA Strang    5-0-13-0

35.1

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, turned to short fineleg

35.2

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, pushed to short midwicket

35.3

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, pushed to midwicket

35.4

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, played back to the bowler

35.5

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, off the pads to short fineleg. appeal, not out

35.6

AR Whittall to Vadher, 1 run, played to deep midwicket, want a second but somehow seems to be content with one. wisely, I should say

End of over 36 (1 run) Kenya 133/4
AV Vadher    21* (57b 2x4)      AR Whittall    3-0-10-1
MO Odumbe    18* (49b)      GJ Whittall    6-0-20-0

36.1

Streak to Vadher, no run, played back to the bowler

36.2

Streak to Vadher, no run, pushed on the off

36.3

Streak to Vadher, no run, pitched up, driven to midon

36.4

Streak to Vadher, 1 wide, down the legs

36.4

Streak to Vadher, FOUR, down the track, lofted straight over long on. excellent shot

36.5

Streak to Vadher, no run, pushed to midwicket

36.6

Streak to Vadher, 1 bye, on the off, beats the keeper for a bye

End of over 37 (6 runs) Kenya 139/4
AV Vadher    25* (63b 3x4)      HH Streak    7-1-31-0
MO Odumbe    18* (49b)      AR Whittall    3-0-10-1

37.1

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, attempted sweep, misses. onto his body. appeal but not out

37.2

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, turned to short fineleg

37.3

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, goes for another wild sweep, to short fineleg again

37.4

AR Whittall to Vadher, FOUR, short arm pull/loft straight over deep midwicket

37.5

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, pushed to midwicket

37.6

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, pushed to point

End of over 38 (4 runs) Kenya 143/4
AV Vadher    29* (69b 4x4)      AR Whittall    4-0-14-1
MO Odumbe    17* (49b)      HH Streak    7-1-31-0

38.1

Streak to Odumbe, no run, rapped on the pads. loud shout. not out says Javed Akhtar

38.2

Streak to Odumbe, 1 run, cross-batted ugly swipe which goes to midon. quick run

38.3

Streak to Vadher, no run, played back to the bowler

38.4

Streak to Vadher, SIX, pulled over square leg, fielder there attempted a catch, and the ball sailed over the boundary

38.5

Streak to Vadher, 1 wide, down the legside

38.5

Streak to Vadher, no run

38.6

Streak to Vadher, 2 runs, played to midwicket

End of over 39 (10 runs) Kenya 153/4
AV Vadher    37* (73b 4x4 1x6)      HH Streak    8-1-41-0
MO Odumbe    18* (51b)      AR Whittall    4-0-14-1

39.1

AR Whittall to Odumbe, no run, played to point

39.2

AR Whittall to Odumbe, 1 run, played to midon

39.3

AR Whittall to Vadher, FOUR, down the track, straight over the midon

39.4

AR Whittall to Vadher, 1 run, turned to fineleg

39.5

AR Whittall to Odumbe, no run, defended to the on

39.6

AR Whittall to Odumbe, no run, attempted sweep, to short fineleg

End of over 40 (6 runs) Kenya 159/4
MO Odumbe    19* (55b)      AR Whittall    5-0-20-1
AV Vadher    42* (75b 5x4 1x6)      HH Streak    8-1-41-0

40.1

Strang to Vadher, no run, played to short thirdman

40.2

Strang to Vadher, no run, on the backfoot, played back to the bowler

40.3

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, lofted straight to long on, one bounce to the fielder

dead ball as Strang misses his run up

40.4

Strang to Odumbe, 1 run, full toss, nicely driven to long on

40.5

Strang to Vadher, 2 runs, outside the off, on the backfoot, cut away to backward point

40.6

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, driven to long on

End of over 41 (5 runs) Kenya 164/4
AV Vadher    46* (80b 5x4 1x6)      PA Strang    6-0-17-0
MO Odumbe    20* (56b)      AR Whittall    5-0-20-1

41.1

AR Whittall to Vadher, 2 runs, played to deep midwicket

41.2

AR Whittall to Vadher, 2 runs, played to deep square leg. a bit of misfielding but that won't stop from Vader to get his 50

41.3

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, turned to short fineleg

41.4

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, pushed to covers

41.5

AR Whittall to Vadher, 1 wide, down the legside

41.5

AR Whittall to Vadher, no run, pushed to covers

41.6

AR Whittall to Vadher, 1 run, turned to midwicket

End of over 42 (6 runs) Kenya 170/4
AV Vadher    51* (86b 5x4 1x6)      AR Whittall    6-0-26-1
MO Odumbe    20* (56b)      PA Strang    6-0-17-0

42.1

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, down the track, driven to long on

42.2

Strang to Odumbe, OUT, rapped on the pads. appeal. this time Javed Akhtar says yes

MO Odumbe lbw b Strang 20 (109m 57b 0x4 0x6) SR: 35.08

42.3

Strang to Odoyo, no run, rapped on the pads. appeal. Javed Akhtar almost thought of giving him out there!

42.4

Strang to Odoyo, 1 run, driven to midoff

42.5

Strang to Vadher, 1 run, played to midwicket

42.6

Strang to Odoyo, 1 run, pushed to midoff

End of over 43 (4 runs) Kenya 174/5
TM Odoyo    2* (3b)      PA Strang    7-0-21-1
AV Vadher    53* (88b 5x4 1x6)      AR Whittall    6-0-26-1

43.1

AR Whittall to Odoyo, no run

43.2

AR Whittall to Odoyo, 1 run, pushed to covers, quick run

43.3

AR Whittall to Vadher, 5 wides, down the leg. Andy missed it. 5 runs out of that ball and an extra ball too

43.3

AR Whittall to Vadher, 1 run, played to thirdman

43.4

AR Whittall to Odoyo, no run, outside the off, through to keeper

43.5

AR Whittall to Odoyo, no run, played back to the bowler

43.6

AR Whittall to Odoyo, no run, hit straight back at the bowler, Andy Whittall drops it!

End of over 44 (7 runs) Kenya 181/5
TM Odoyo    3* (8b)      AR Whittall    7-0-33-1
AV Vadher    54* (89b 5x4 1x6)      PA Strang    7-0-21-1

44.1

Strang to Vadher, OUT, lofted, straight into the waiting hands of Andy Whittall. A good innings

AV Vadher c AR Whittall b Strang 54 (105m 90b 5x4 1x6) SR: 60.00

44.2

Strang to Odoyo, 1 run, played to midon

44.3

Strang to Karim, no run, to covers

44.4

Strang to Karim, no run, again to covers

44.5

Strang to Karim, no run, played back to the bowler

44.6

Strang to Karim, no run, through to keeper

End of over 45 (1 run) Kenya 182/6
AY Karim    0* (4b)      PA Strang    8-0-22-2
TM Odoyo    4* (9b)      AR Whittall    7-0-33-1

45.1

AR Whittall to Odoyo, 1 run, turned to midon, quick run

45.2

AR Whittall to Karim, no run, tossed up, played to midwicket

45.3

AR Whittall to Karim, no run, played to covers

45.4

AR Whittall to Karim, no run, attempted sweep, misses. off the foot to short thirdman

45.5

AR Whittall to Karim, no run, attempted hoick again, goofs. ball goes to short fineleg off the body

45.6

AR Whittall to Karim, no run, on the backfoot, played to midon

End of over 46 (1 run) Kenya 183/6
AY Karim    0* (9b)      AR Whittall    8-0-34-1
TM Odoyo    5* (10b)      PA Strang    8-0-22-2

46.1

Johnson to Odoyo, no run, on the off, down the track, plays to covers

46.2

Johnson to Odoyo, FOUR, full toss, whipped to deep midon

46.3

Johnson to Odoyo, 1 run, pulled to deep midwicket

46.4

Johnson to Karim, FOUR, picked on the rise, smashed over deep square leg

46.5

Johnson to Karim, SIX, lofted straight over long off!

46.6

Johnson to Karim, 1 run, chipped to midon

End of over 47 (16 runs) Kenya 199/6
AY Karim    11* (12b 1x4 1x6)      NC Johnson    9-0-39-3
TM Odoyo    10* (13b 1x4)      AR Whittall    8-0-34-1

47.1

AR Whittall to Karim, 1 leg bye, attempted reverse sweep. off the pads goes to square leg. 200 up

47.2

AR Whittall to Odoyo, SIX, huge hit straight over long on!

powerful strikes these

47.3

AR Whittall to Odoyo, SIX, this time pulled over deep midwicket! running riot here

47.4

AR Whittall to Odoyo, no run, fired on the onside, can't score of this

47.5

AR Whittall to Odoyo, FOUR, short, swings the bat, takes the edge over thirdman!!

this is crazy

47.6

AR Whittall to Odoyo, 1 run, yorked, played nicely to midon

and Johnson will continue! fineleg coming up - to short fineleg

End of over 48 (18 runs) Kenya 217/6
TM Odoyo    27* (18b 2x4 2x6)      AR Whittall    9-0-51-1
AY Karim    11* (13b 1x4 1x6)      NC Johnson    9-0-39-3

48.1

Johnson to Odoyo, 1 run, played straight over the bowler, to long off

48.2

Johnson to Karim, no run, slower (slowest!) ball, outside the off, beats Karim. to keeper

48.3

Johnson to Karim, 1 run, comes down the track, slow and short ball. Karim plays a tennis forehand to long on

48.4

Johnson to Odoyo, OUT, on the stumps. yorked

TM Odoyo b Johnson 28 (21m 20b 2x4 2x6) SR: 140.00

48.5

Johnson to AO Suji, no run, on the stumps, played back to the bowler

48.6

Johnson to AO Suji, 1 run, pitched up, bat & pads to midoff

last over coming up. Streak will bowl

End of over 49 (3 runs) Kenya 220/7
AO Suji    1* (2b)      NC Johnson    10-0-42-4
AY Karim    12* (15b 1x4 1x6)      AR Whittall    9-0-51-1

49.1

Streak to AO Suji, 1 run, played to thirdman

49.2

Streak to Karim, 1 run, played straight to point

49.3

Streak to AO Suji, 1 run, played to square leg

49.4

Streak to Karim, 2 runs, played forward of point, quick running

49.5

Streak to Karim, FOUR, played a superb off drive! to long off

49.6

Streak to Karim, no run, played back to the bowler! well bowled

excellent batting effort by Kenyans. Good start which they squandered in the middle then a good late middle order revival and later order big hitting bringing up a fighting total can the 'giant-killers' kill the wannabe giants? Match State: Lunch Kenya v Zimbabwe about to restart

End of over 50 (9 runs) Kenya 229/7
AY Karim    19* (19b 2x4 1x6)      HH Streak    9-1-50-0
AO Suji    3* (4b)      NC Johnson    10-0-42-4
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