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Maurice Odumbe      

Full name Maurice Omondi Odumbe

Born June 15, 1969, Nairobi

Current age 45 years 67 days

Major teams Kenya, Aga Khan Sports Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - EO Odumbe

Maurice Omondi Odumbe
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 61 59 5 1409 83 26.09 2014 69.96 0 11 112 13 12 0
First-class 17 26 0 893 207 34.34 3 3 14 0
List A 102 97 9 2363 119 26.85 1 14 34 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 61 52 2237 1807 39 4/38 4/38 46.33 4.84 57.3 1 0 0
First-class 17 2016 782 40 6/64 19.55 2.32 50.4 4 1
List A 102 3908 2982 88 5/38 5/38 33.88 4.57 44.4 2 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut India v Kenya at Cuttack, Feb 18, 1996 scorecard
Last ODI Kenya v Pakistan at Sharjah, Apr 8, 2003 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Kenya v Pakistan A at Nairobi, Aug 5-8, 2004 scorecard
List A debut 1995/96
Last List A Kenya v India A at Nairobi (Gym), Aug 14, 2004 scorecard
Profile

Maurice Odumbe was one of Kenya's genuinely international-class players, an allrounder who could hold his own in the side as either an aggressive middle-order batsman or naggingly accurate offspinner. Ever since he made his debut for Kenya in 1990 he was an automatic choice - he won the Man of the Match award in their sensational victory over West Indies during the 1996 World Cup for his 3 for 14 in his first senior tournament - but his career hit a brick wall when he was slapped with a five-year ban after being found guilty of associating with a known bookmaker.

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Aug 26, 2004

Maurice Odumbe stands behind his lawyer, 27 July, 2004

Maurice Odumbe stands behind his lawyer

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Jun 18, 2004

Maurice Odumbe and his lawyer in court, June 19, 2004

Maurice Odumbe and his lawyer in court

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May 19, 2004

Maurice Odumbe arrives for his hearing at a Nairobi hotel, May 19, 2004

Maurice Odumbe arrives for his hearing at a Nairobi hotel

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