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'I never stole anybody's money, yet I was given five years'

Oct 24, 2014: Half a decade since his ban ended, Maurice Odumbe continues to live with the stigma of corruption

Tim Wigmore

1996

Kenya down the lacklustre legends

Mar 12, 2011: West Indies were a shambles going into the 1996 World Cup, and the unknown amateurs of Kenya exploited that to the full in one of the game's biggest upsets

Martin Williamson

Kenyan cricket

Back to the dark days

Jun 18, 2010: Martin Williamson argues the latest crisis to undermine Kenyan cricket is one about out-and-out self interest and could do irreparable harm to the game

Martin Williamson

Kenya news

Kenya cricket thrown into turmoil by strike

Jun 18, 2010: Cricket Kenya has been forced to cancel a short tour to England after a contractual dispute arose between the board and the players on the eve of the trip

Martin Williamson

Kenyan cricket

No remorse, no return

Aug 28, 2009: Maurice Odumbe is too old to get back on the cricket field and is a poor role model off it

Martin Williamson

Kenya cricket

Odumbe continues to dream as ban ends

Aug 28, 2009: Cricket Kenya has confirmed that Maurice Odumbe's five-year ban for associating with a known bookmaker is now at an end

ESPNcricinfo staff

Kenya news

Tikolo steps down as Kenya captain

Apr 21, 2009: Steve Tikolo says he has stepped down as Kenya's captain after helping the team qualify for the 2011 World Cup. He will, however, play with the national team for the next two years before retiring from the game

ESPNcricinfo staff

Kenya news

ICC denies Odumbe debt allegations

Mar 5, 2009: The ICC has dismissed claims by disgraced former Kenya captain Maurice Odumbe that he has been forced into hiding to avoid debt collectors sent to Nairobi by it to track him down

ESPNcricinfo staff

Kenya news

Banned Odumbe harbours World Cup ambitions

Oct 23, 2008: Former Kenya captain Maurice Odumbe has spoken of his desire to return to international cricket when his five-year ban for associating with a known bookmaker ends next year

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bad boys

Jan 31, 2008: In a week where Shane Bond's international career appears to have been prematurely ended by the Indian board, we look at XI other examples of players being banned

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller

'He would be an asset to Kenya cricket'

Odumbe ban could be lifted

Nov 2, 2007: Maurice Odumbe, the former Kenya captain who was banned from cricket for five year for his involvement with bookmakers, could return to the game before his five-year suspension has been served.

ESPNcricinfo staff

Nairobi court rejects his appeal

Odumbe fails in bid to have ban lifted

May 27, 2006: Maurice Odumbe, the disgraced former captain of Kenya, has lost his bid to have his five-year suspension from the game lifted

ESPNcricinfo staff

Steve Tikolo is Kenya's pivot

Over-performing underdog

Nov 3, 2005: For Kenya, Tikolo has been the leader, the strategist, the pivotal moment, the ego and the elation

Jamie Alter

Slaying Goliath

Ten biggest one-day upsets

Jun 18, 2005: Bangladesh's stunning defeat of Australia will probably go down as the biggest one-day upset of all time. Here we pick the top ten

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Fall out from the Odumbe inquiry rumbles on

Match-fixing investigations resume in Kenya

Jan 10, 2005: Two International Cricket Council officials have returned to Kenya to continue their investigations regarding match-fixing in connection with the Maurice Odumbe inquiry

ESPNcricinfo staff

Conduct 'was outrageously reprehensible'

Odumbe 'dishonest and devious' says judge

Dec 6, 2004: A report in The Standard claims that the five-year ban handed down to Maurice Odumbe was recommended by presiding adjudicator Ahmed Ebrahim and not, as first thought, by the Kenyan Cricket Association

ESPNcricinfo staff

Former captain's troubles intensify

From bad to worse for Odumbe

Oct 25, 2004: Maurice Odumbe has critcised the Kenyan authorities for abandoning him

Wisden Cricinfo staff

A replacement for Maurice Odumbe

Brijal Patel in Champions Trophy squad

Aug 26, 2004: Brijal Patel will replace Maurice Odumbe in Kenya's squad for next month's Champions Trophy in England

Wisden Cricinfo staff

A replacement for Maurice Odumbe

Brijal Patel in Champions Trophy squad

Aug 26, 2004: Brijal Patel will replace Maurice Odumbe in Kenya's squad for next month's Champions Trophy in England

Wisden Cricinfo staff

The match-fixing crisis

'Odumbe's absence will affect our performance' - Tikolo

Aug 19, 2004: Steve Tikolo, the Kenyan captain, has said that the loss of Maurice Odumbe was a severe jolt to cricket in the country

Wisden Cricinfo staff
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