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Alex Obanda      

Full name Alex Auma Obanda

Born December 25, 1987, Nairobi, Kenya

Current age 30 years 119 days

Major teams Kenya, Africa XI, Southern Rocks

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Alex Auma Obanda
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 49 45 2 1306 96* 30.37 1764 74.03 0 9 127 39 15 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 24 22 2 325 79 16.25 299 108.69 0 1 43 6 3 0
First-class 17 33 1 856 114 26.75 1726 49.59 1 4 110 2 8 0
List A 92 86 4 2221 100 27.08 1 14 30 0
T20s Insights on t20 63 59 4 1079 86* 19.61 923 116.90 0 4 120 36 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 92 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Kenya v Canada at Nairobi (Gym), Oct 18, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI Kenya v Scotland at Christchurch, Jan 30, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Kenya v Pakistan at Nairobi (Gym), Sep 4, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah, Nov 24, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Westerns v Kenya Select XI at Bulawayo, Apr 19-22, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Scotland v Kenya at Aberdeen, Jul 7-9, 2013 scorecard
List A debut Kenya v Sri Lanka A at Nairobi (Gym), Aug 16, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Kenya v Oman at Windhoek, Feb 14, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Kenya v Pakistan at Nairobi (Gym), Sep 4, 2007 scorecard
Last T20s Northern Cape v Kenya at Kimberley, Sep 9, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6 Kenya v Oman Windhoek 14 Feb 2018 LA
28 Kenya v Namibia Windhoek 13 Feb 2018 LA
41 Kenya v Nepal Windhoek 12 Feb 2018 LA
22 Kenya v Canada Windhoek 11 Feb 2018 LA
11 Kenya v Namibia Windhoek 9 Feb 2018 LA
15 Kenya v U.A.E. Windhoek 8 Feb 2018 LA
9 Kenya v Zimbabwe A Mutare 5 Feb 2018 Other T20
32 Kenya v Zimbabwe A Mutare 4 Feb 2018 Other OD
39 Kenya v Zimbabwe A Mutare 2 Feb 2018 Other OD
22 Kenya v Zimbabwe A Mutare 31 Jan 2018 Other OD
Profile

Alex Obanda, a top-order strokemaker who is particular strong through the off side, he has been considered one of the most promising young batsmen for some time. He represented Kenya at Under-17 level while still only 14, and in 2007 he was one of the successes of Kenya's participation in Zimbabwe's Logan Cup, scoring 386 runs at 38.60 including a maiden first-class hundred. That won him selection for the Africa XI in the Afro-Asia Cup in June, but he struggled in two outings against India A in August, making three ducks in four innings. He was nevertheless rewarded with selection for the full Kenya side in the Twenty20 World Championship.
Martin Williamson

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Jan 19, 2014

Alex Obanda celebrates after scoring a fifty, Kenya v Uganda, ICC World Cup 2015 Qualifier, Group B, Mount Maunganui, January 19, 2014

Alex Obanda celebrates after scoring a fifty

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Jan 19, 2014

Alex Obanda sweeps during his innings of 80, Kenya v Uganda, ICC World Cup 2015 Qualifier, Group B, Mount Maunganui, January 19, 2014

Alex Obanda sweeps during his innings of 80

© IDI/Getty

Oct 6, 2012

Kenya's Alex Obanda top-scored for Kenya with 71, Kenya v Namibia, WCL Championship, Windhoek, October 6, 2012

Kenya's Alex Obanda top-scored for Kenya with 71

© ICC/Damien Schutz

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