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Elijah Otieno      

Full name Elijah Otieno Asoyo

Born January 3, 1988, Nairobi, Kenya

Current age 28 years 41 days

Major teams Kenya, Eastern Aces, Kenya A, Kenya Elite, Kenya Select XI, Kenya Under-19s, Kongonis

Also known as Elijah Asoyo

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Elijah Otieno Asoyo
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 26 17 7 49 11 4.90 136 36.02 0 0 4 0 7 0
T20Is 10 5 1 22 8 5.50 43 51.16 0 0 0 1 1 0
First-class 13 21 8 59 15* 4.53 345 17.10 0 0 3 0 10 0
List A 44 28 14 110 18* 7.85 212 51.88 0 0 5 1 11 0
Twenty20 37 13 6 35 8 5.00 63 55.55 0 0 0 1 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 26 25 954 927 22 4/33 4/33 42.13 5.83 43.3 1 0 0
T20Is 10 10 170 178 6 3/16 3/16 29.66 6.28 28.3 0 0 0
First-class 13 24 1690 812 29 4/44 8/143 28.00 2.88 58.2 3 0 0
List A 44 43 1805 1649 42 4/33 4/33 39.26 5.48 42.9 2 0 0
Twenty20 37 37 657 796 29 3/14 3/14 27.44 7.26 22.6 0 0 0
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 Ireland at Mombasa, Feb 22, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Kenya v Netherlands at ICCA Dubai, Nov 23, 2013 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Easterns (Zimbabwe) v Kenya Select XI at Mutare, Apr 26-29, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Afghanistan v Kenya at ICCA Dubai, Oct 6-8, 2013 scorecard
List A debut Kenya v India A at Nairobi (Gym), Aug 18, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Namibia v Kenya at Windhoek, Nov 1-2, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kenya v Uganda at Nairobi (Gym), Feb 2, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kenya v South Western Districts at Bloemfontein, Sep 27, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
18*, 1/20 Kenya v Namibia Windhoek 1 Nov 2015 LA
2/46 Kenya v Namibia Windhoek 30 Oct 2015 LA
1, 0/19 Kenya v S West D Bloemfontein 27 Sep 2015 T20
0/23 Kenya v Gauteng Bloemfontein 26 Sep 2015 T20
0/17 Kenya v Free State Bloemfontein 26 Sep 2015 T20
1, 0/18 Kenya v Netherlands Edinburgh 18 Jul 2015 T20
3/14 Kenya v U.A.E. Edinburgh (Golden) 15 Jul 2015 T20
1/24 Kenya v Scotland Edinburgh 14 Jul 2015 T20
0/15 Kenya v Oman Edinburgh 11 Jul 2015 T20
0/26 Kenya v Canada Edinburgh 10 Jul 2015 T20
Profile

Elijah Otieno is an accurate medium-pace bowler who gets bounce from the pitch. He first came to attention when he played for Kenya in the Logan Cup, but in three outings took only 1 for 166. He was, however, considered one of the best young prospects and one observer noted that he deserved far more success as he beats the bat so often. He has no pretensions as a batsman - he made five ducks in his first seven first-class outings. He was nevertheless rewarded with selection for the full Kenya side in the Twenty20 World Championship.
Martin Williamson

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Mar 11, 2013

Elijah Otieno took four wickets, Canada v Kenya, ICC WCL Championship, Dubai, March 11, 2013

Elijah Otieno took four wickets

© ICC/Zainab Malubhai

Mar 13, 2011

Elijah Otieno missed a tough catch off his own bowling, Australia v Kenya, World Cup 2011, Group A, Bangalore, March 13, 2011

Elijah Otieno missed a tough catch off his own bowling

© AFP

Mar 7, 2011

Elijah Otieno bowls Rizwan Cheema  for 17, Canada v Kenya, Group A, World Cup, Delhi, March 7, 2011

Elijah Otieno bowls Rizwan Cheema for 17

© AFP

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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