ICC World Cup, 1999 / Wicket commentary

ICC World Cup - 7th match, Group A

England v Kenya

England won by 9 wickets (with 66 balls remaining)

3.5

Austin to Otieno, OUT, on the back foot, woeful shot, trying to half cut a ball that was too close, would've been a great shot if there was no slips but there was two of them, Thorpe being at 1st slip

KO Otieno c Thorpe b Austin 0 (13m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kenya 7/1   RD Shah 4* (15b)   ID Austin 1.5-0-5-1

26.3

Gough to Shah, OUT, and the bowling change does the business, it makes a difference using a real bowler, Gough grabs the inside edge, and Stewart with an excellent diving take down the leg side

RD Shah c †Stewart b Gough 46 (102m 80b 4x4 0x6) SR: 57.50

Kenya 107/2   SO Tikolo 53* (73b 7x4)   D Gough 5.3-1-15-1

28.6

Gough to Odumbe, OUT, brilliant ball, pitching on the off stump, then seaming in middle and leg, Odumbe trying to drive thru the off side, well missed, Gough 100 wickets in ODIs

MO Odumbe b Gough 6 (9m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 46.15

Kenya 115/3   SO Tikolo 55* (75b 7x4)   D Gough 7-1-18-2

33.1

Croft to Modi, OUT, the arm ball stays straight and grabs the inside edge past the leg stump, may as well slash his wrists rather than take that run, and Fairbrother manages to hit the bowler's end direct to top it off

HS Modi run out 5 (15m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 45.45

Kenya 130/4   SO Tikolo 63* (89b 8x4)   RDB Croft 6.1-0-21-0

37.5

Croft to Vadher, OUT, spinning down the leg side, Vadher with little clue of what he's doing, effectively bowled around his legs by an off spinner

AV Vadher b Croft 6 (14m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 31.57

Kenya 142/5   SO Tikolo 67* (99b 8x4)   RDB Croft 8.5-0-28-1

40.1

Ealham to Tikolo, OUT, coming down the wicket, trying for a big straight drive, misplayed badly, flies high into the air, Gough moves around slightly from mid on to take a safe catch

SO Tikolo c Gough b Ealham 71 (141m 107b 8x4 0x6) SR: 66.35

Kenya 150/6   TM Odoyo 4* (6b)   MA Ealham 7.1-0-33-1

45.4

Ealham to Karim, OUT, yorker, aimed at the leg stump, collected the leg stump, simple as you like, Aasif playing ove rthe top of it

AY Karim b Ealham 9 (20m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.94

Kenya 181/7   TM Odoyo 24* (22b 2x4 1x6)   MA Ealham 8.4-0-38-2

46.4

Gough to AO Suji, OUT, gorgeous delivery, only the incompetance of the tailender could've have stopped that, inswinger yorker, pitching on the middle stump, collects the leg stump, Suji playing down the off stump line

AO Suji b Gough 4 (3m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Kenya 186/8   TM Odoyo 25* (23b 2x4 1x6)   D Gough 8.4-1-29-3

48.5

Gough to Sheikh, OUT

M Sheikh b Gough 7 (7m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 116.66

Kenya 202/9   TM Odoyo 33* (30b 3x4 1x6)   D Gough 9.5-1-34-4

49.4

Austin to MA Suji, OUT, to Thorpe at mid wicket, bang down go the bowler's stumps

MA Suji run out 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kenya 203/10   TM Odoyo 34* (32b 3x4 1x6)   ID Austin 9.4-0-41-1
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