ICC World Cup, 7th Match: England v Kenya at Canterbury, May 18, 1999
ICC World Cup - 7th match, Group A
England won by 9 wickets (with 66 balls remaining)
18 May 1999 (50-over match)
  Kenya innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal KO Otieno c Thorpe b Austin 0 13 8 0 0 0.00
3.5 on the back foot, woeful shot, trying to half cut a ball that was too close, would've been a great shot if there was no slips but there was two of them, Thorpe being at 1st slip 7/1
View dismissal RD Shah c †Stewart b Gough 46 102 80 4 0 57.50
26.3 and the bowling change does the business, it makes a difference using a real bowler, Gough grabs the inside edge, and Stewart with an excellent diving take down the leg side 107/2
View dismissal SO Tikolo c Gough b Ealham 71 141 107 8 0 66.35
40.1 coming down the wicket, trying for a big straight drive, misplayed badly, flies high into the air, Gough moves around slightly from mid on to take a safe catch 150/6
View dismissal MO Odumbe b Gough 6 9 13 0 0 46.15
28.6 brilliant ball, pitching on the off stump, then seaming in middle and leg, Odumbe trying to drive thru the off side, well missed, Gough 100 wickets in ODIs 115/3
View dismissal HS Modi run out (Fairbrother) 5 15 11 1 0 45.45
33.1 from Croft, the arm ball stays straight and grabs the inside edge past the leg stump, may as well slash his wrists rather than take that run, and Fairbrother manages to hit the bowler's end direct to top it off 130/4
View dismissal AV Vadher b Croft 6 14 19 1 0 31.57
37.5 spinning down the leg side, Vadher with little clue of what he's doing, effectively bowled around his legs by an off spinner 142/5
TM Odoyo not out 34 49 32 3 1 106.25
View dismissal AY Karim* b Ealham 9 20 17 1 0 52.94
45.4 yorker, aimed at the leg stump, collected the leg stump, simple as you like, Aasif playing ove rthe top of it 181/7
View dismissal AO Suji b Gough 4 3 5 0 0 80.00
46.4 gorgeous delivery, only the incompetance of the tailender could've have stopped that, inswinger yorker, pitching on the middle stump, collects the leg stump, Suji playing down the off stump line 186/8
View dismissal M Sheikh b Gough 7 7 6 1 0 116.66
48.5 bowled 202/9
View dismissal MA Suji run out (Thorpe) 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
49.4 from Austin, to Thorpe at mid wicket, bang down go the bowler's stumps 203/10
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 6, nb 3) 15
  Total (all out; 49.4 overs) 203 (4.08 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets D Gough 10 1 34 4 3.40 (1nb, 2w)
26.3 to Shah, and the bowling change does the business, it makes a difference using a real bowler, Gough grabs the inside edge, and Stewart with an excellent diving take down the leg side 107/2
28.6 to Odumbe, brilliant ball, pitching on the off stump, then seaming in middle and leg, Odumbe trying to drive thru the off side, well missed, Gough 100 wickets in ODIs 115/3
46.4 to AO Suji, gorgeous delivery, only the incompetance of the tailender could've have stopped that, inswinger yorker, pitching on the middle stump, collects the leg stump, Suji playing down the off stump line 186/8
48.5 to Sheikh, bowled 202/9
View wicket ID Austin 9.4 0 41 1 4.24 (2w)
3.5 to Otieno, on the back foot, woeful shot, trying to half cut a ball that was too close, would've been a great shot if there was no slips but there was two of them, Thorpe being at 1st slip 7/1
  AD Mullally 10 0 41 0 4.10 (2nb, 2w)
View wickets MA Ealham 10 0 49 2 4.90
40.1 to Tikolo, coming down the wicket, trying for a big straight drive, misplayed badly, flies high into the air, Gough moves around slightly from mid on to take a safe catch 150/6
45.4 to Karim, yorker, aimed at the leg stump, collected the leg stump, simple as you like, Aasif playing ove rthe top of it 181/7
View wicket RDB Croft 10 1 32 1 3.20
37.5 to Vadher, spinning down the leg side, Vadher with little clue of what he's doing, effectively bowled around his legs by an off spinner 142/5
  England innings (target: 204 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
N Hussain not out 88 205 127 11 1 69.29
View dismissal AJ Stewart*† b Odoyo 23 42 26 4 0 88.46
9.4 perfect inward movement, Stewart not getting forward enough, the gate is found, the ball crashes into the off stump, great ball 45/1
GA Hick not out 61 160 89 9 0 68.53
Extras (b 5, lb 6, w 13, nb 8) 32
  Total (1 wicket; 39 overs) 204 (5.23 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  MA Suji 9 0 46 0 5.11 (4nb, 4w)
  AO Suji 3 0 6 0 2.00 (2w)
View wicket TM Odoyo 10 0 65 1 6.50 (4nb, 2w)
9.4 to Stewart, perfect inward movement, Stewart not getting forward enough, the gate is found, the ball crashes into the off stump, great ball 45/1
  AY Karim 8 0 39 0 4.87 (4w)
  MO Odumbe 6 1 23 0 3.83 (1w)
  M Sheikh 3 0 14 0 4.66

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to field
Points - England 2, Kenya 0
Player of the match - SO Tikolo (Kenya)
Umpires - KT Francis (Sri Lanka) and RE Koertzen (South Africa)
TV umpire - DB Cowie (New Zealand)
Match referee - Talat Ali (Pakistan)

Match Notes


    • 4th (reserve) umpire: Sailab Hossain (Ban)
    • The start of the match was delayed by 90 minutes due to a wet ground. The rescheduled times of play was 12:15pm to 3:45pm and 4:30pm to 8:00pm
    • SO Tikolo 50 off 70 balls, 7x4 0x6
    • Further rain stopped play from 5:57pm to 6:39pm with England on 98/1 off 20 overs
    • N Hussain 50 off 87 balls, 7x4 0x6
    • GA Hick 50 off 75 balls, 7x4 0x6
 
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