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Collins Obuya      

Full name Collins Omondi Obuya

Born July 27, 1981, Nairobi

Current age 34 years 39 days

Major teams Kenya, Africa XI, Warwickshire

Also known as Collins Omondi

Nickname Collo

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Relation Brother - KO Otieno, Brother - DO Obuya

Collins Omondi Obuya
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 104 89 9 2044 98* 25.55 2981 68.56 0 11 160 30 43 0
T20Is 26 24 6 507 75* 28.16 463 109.50 0 3 37 10 14 0
First-class 52 87 9 2378 103 30.48 2 14 36 0
List A 166 141 16 3252 106 26.01 2 17 68 0
Twenty20 75 69 15 1653 100* 30.61 1398 118.24 1 9 127 47 36 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 104 49 1818 1637 35 5/24 5/24 46.77 5.40 51.9 0 1 0
T20Is 26 10 183 202 11 3/17 3/17 18.36 6.62 16.6 0 0 0
First-class 52 4185 2611 68 5/97 38.39 3.74 61.5 1 0
List A 166 2844 2548 59 5/24 5/24 43.18 5.37 48.2 0 1 0
Twenty20 75 37 540 650 33 5/24 5/24 19.69 7.22 16.3 0 1 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Kenya v West Indies at Nairobi, Aug 15, 2001 scorecard
Last ODI Kenya v Scotland at Christchurch, Jan 30, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Kenya v Bangladesh at Nairobi (Gym), Sep 1, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I Canada v Kenya at Sharjah, Nov 26, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1999/00
Last First-class Afghanistan v Kenya at Dubai (CA), Oct 6-8, 2013 scorecard
List A debut 1999/00
Last List A Kenya v United Arab Emirates at Southampton, Jun 27, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Somerset v Warwickshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kenya v Netherlands at Edinburgh, Jul 18, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
33 Kenya v Netherlands Edinburgh 18 Jul 2015 T20
37 Kenya v U.A.E. Edinburgh (Golden) 15 Jul 2015 T20
4 Kenya v Scotland Edinburgh 14 Jul 2015 T20
50 Kenya v Oman Edinburgh 11 Jul 2015 T20
1 Kenya v Canada Edinburgh 10 Jul 2015 T20
12 Kenya v P.N.G. Bready 6 Jul 2015 Other T20
4 Kenya v U.A.E. Southampton 27 Jun 2015 LA
36 Kenya v U.A.E. Southampton 25 Jun 2015 LA
47 Kenya v Namibia Benoni 31 Mar 2015 Other T20
37* Kenya v Tanzania Benoni (B) 30 Mar 2015 Other T20
Profile

Collins Obuya hit the headlines as a legspinning allrounder in the 2003 World Cup during Kenya's astonishing march to the semi-finals, where he picked up 13 wickets at 28.76, including 5 for 24 in the victory over Sri Lanka at Nairobi. That won him a one-year contract with Warwickshire, but he failed to make any impression. He missed his next chance on the big stage when appendicitis ruled him out of the 2004 Champions Trophy, and he then joined the players' strike which followed before heading to South Africa to play club cricket. His continued to struggle with his bowling, and in November 2005 he went to Australia for five weeks to spend time with Terry Jenner in a bid to recapture it. That failed, and Obuya had to develop his batting and he now plays as a specialist batsman and a very good fielder.
Martin Williamson February 2007

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Jan 19, 2014

Collins Obuya lines up to play a shot through the off side, Kenya v Uganda, ICC World Cup 2015 Qualifier, Group B, Mount Maunganui, January 19, 2014

Collins Obuya lines up to play a shot through the off side

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Jan 13, 2014

Collins Obuya launches down the ground, Kenya v Papua New Guinea,  World Cup 2015 qualifiers, New Plymouth, January 13, 2014

Collins Obuya launches down the ground

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Nov 26, 2013

Collins Obuya plays a sweep, Canada v Kenya, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 11th place play-off, Sharjah, November 26, 2013

Collins Obuya plays a sweep

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah - Oct 4, 2013
Afghanistan won by 7 wickets (with 175 balls remaining)
Afghanistan v Kenya at Sharjah - Oct 2, 2013
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets (with 193 balls remaining)
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 29, 2013
U.A.E. won by 135 runs
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 27, 2013
U.A.E. won by 158 runs
Ireland v Scotland at Belfast - Sep 8, 2013
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 102 balls remaining)
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