result
1st ODI, Nairobi (Gym), Oct 18 2007, Canada tour of Kenya and Namibia
(48.4/50 ov, target 231)233/6
Kenya won by 4 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
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Odoyo century leads remarkable chase

Thomas Odoyo's maiden ODI century led a remarkable Kenya fightback in the opening match of their short series against Canada in Nairobi

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Scorecard summary
Canada230/10(48.3 overs)
Kenya233/6(48.4 overs)
Thomas Odoyo*111 (113)
Umar Bhatti3/19(10)
48.4
4
Dhaniram to Odoyo, FOUR runs

he comes forward and whips that hard just beside the bowler straight on the ground to the sightscreen and takes Kenya home with 8balls to spare.

48.3
Dhaniram to Odoyo, no run
48.2
4
Dhaniram to Odoyo, FOUR runs

driven firmly to long off

48.1
Dhaniram to Odoyo, no run
end of over 4810 runs
KENYA: 225/6CRR: 4.68 RRR: 3.00
Thomas Odoyo103 (109)
Jimmy Kamande37 (31)
Aftab Shamsudeen 3-0-24-0
47.6
1
A Shamshudeen to Odoyo, 1 run

whipped to deep square leg

47.5
2
A Shamshudeen to Odoyo, 2 runs

driven to the sweeper on the off

47.4
2
A Shamshudeen to Odoyo, 2 runs

driven to extra cover

47.3
A Shamshudeen to Odoyo, no run
47.2
1
A Shamshudeen to Kamande, 1 run

lofted drive over mid on

47.1
4
A Shamshudeen to Kamande, FOUR runs

swept to fine leg

end of over 472 runs
KENYA: 215/6CRR: 4.57 RRR: 5.33
Thomas Odoyo98 (105)
Jimmy Kamande32 (29)
Sunil Dhaniram 9-0-29-0
46.6
Dhaniram to Odoyo, no run
46.5
Dhaniram to Odoyo, no run
46.4
1
Dhaniram to Kamande, 1 run

glanced to fine leg

46.3
1
Dhaniram to Odoyo, 1 run

driven to long on

46.2
Dhaniram to Odoyo, no run
46.1
Dhaniram to Odoyo, no run
end of over 468 runs
KENYA: 213/6CRR: 4.63 RRR: 4.50
Jimmy Kamande31 (28)
Thomas Odoyo97 (100)
Aftab Shamsudeen 2-0-14-0
45.6
A Shamshudeen to Kamande, no run
45.5
1
A Shamshudeen to Odoyo, 1 run

pushed to mid on

45.4
2
A Shamshudeen to Odoyo, 2 runs

driven to long on again

45.3
1
A Shamshudeen to Kamande, 1 run

driven to long on

Match details
Gymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi
TossKenya, elected to field first
SeriesCanada tour of Kenya and Namibia
Season2007/08
Series resultKenya led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2634
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00. Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days18 October 2007 - day (50-over match)
ODI debut
Abdul Jabbar
Abdul Jabbar
Aftab Shamsudeen
Aftab Shamsudeen
Alex Obanda
Alex Obanda
Arvind Kandappah
Arvind Kandappah
Calvert Hooper
Calvert Hooper
Elijah Otieno
Elijah Otieno
Jason Patraj
Jason Patraj
Mohammad Iqbal
Mohammad Iqbal
List A debut
Abdul Jabbar
Abdul Jabbar
Arvind Kandappah
Arvind Kandappah
Calvert Hooper
Calvert Hooper
Jason Patraj
Jason Patraj
Umpires
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Buddhi Pradhan
South Africa Image
Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
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Subhash Modi
Match Referee
South Africa Image
Mike Procter