Nairobi (Gym), October 11 - 14, 2008, ICC Intercontinental Cup
(f/o) 186 & 327

Ireland won by an innings and 65 runs

Ireland 1st Innings
Kenya 1st Innings
Kenya 2nd Innings (Following on)
Match Flow
Ireland 1st Innings 
b Ongondo19-0011.11
c Ongondo b Onyango135235-17057.44
c †Ouma b Varaiya42178-5023.59
st †Ouma b Varaiya109183-16159.56
not out 171215-71279.53
not out 92141-10065.24
Extras(b 9, lb 16, nb 1, w 2)28
TOTAL160 Ov (RR: 3.61)578/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (William Porterfield, 5.1 ov), 2-165 (Alex Cusack, 63.3 ov), 3-235 (Niall O'Brien, 78.5 ov), 4-364 (Andre Botha, 119.2 ov)
5.1 to WTS Porterfield, Good ball on the off, batsman well left only for the ball to find the off stump. 19/1
78.5 to NJ O'Brien, good length on the leg, mistimed and caught at midon by P Ongondo who takes an easy catch. 235/3
63.3 to AR Cusack, full on the off batsman swings his bat and edges only to be caught by the keeper. 165/2
119.2 to AC Botha, Breakthrough for Kenya, Varaiya pulls him out of his comfort zone and he is about 2 yards infront and ist is an easy stumping by Ouma. 364/4
Kenya 1st Innings 
c Botha b Rankin722-1031.81
lbw b Connell1836-3050.00
lbw b McCallan1249-1024.48
c †NJ O'Brien b West44103-8042.71
c Porterfield b McCallan1579-2018.98
c Cusack b West2267-3032.83
c & b McCallan44-10100.00
c McCallan b West3289-4035.95
b West02-000.00
not out 1950-2038.00
c Rankin b McCallan710-1070.00
Extras(lb 5, w 1)6
TOTAL85.1 Ov (RR: 2.18)186
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Alex Obanda, 7.2 ov), 2-34 (Seren Waters, 12.2 ov), 3-60 (Rakep Patel, 25.3 ov), 4-94 (Steve Tikolo, 42.5 ov), 5-104 (Hiren Varaiya, 53.2 ov), 6-108 (Kennedy Otieno, 53.6 ov), 7-144 (Morris Ouma, 66.6 ov), 8-144 (Jimmy Kamande, 68.2 ov), 9-171 (Thomas Odoyo, 82.3 ov), 10-186 (Peter Ongondo, 85.1 ov)
12.2 to SR Waters, trapped infront off a straight one and the umpire had no hesitation on that one. 34/2
7.2 to AA Obanda, that kept rising it nicked and even went higher and a good reach by Botha at 2nd slip does send him back. 11/1
25.3 to RR Patel, he seemed to offer no stroke there and is trapped leg before. 60/3
53.2 to HA Varaiya, the pressure has told as Varaiya is caught by the man facing on the off off a defensive stroke. 104/5
53.6 to KO Otieno, flighted and he hits that hard and is caught and bowled a beauty of a catch low around ankle height but he held it nicely. 108/6
85.1 to PJ Ongondo, he skies that trying to go over mid off and he fails and Rankin takes a comfortable catch to end Kenya's innings. 186/10
42.5 to SO Tikolo, The Big One,Tikolo goes, the ball turned a lot and this time took the edge with it and Ireland are very much in it now. 94/4
66.6 to MA Ouma, floated iin on leg and he drives it uppishly and the facer on the leg side takes a sharp low catch. 144/7
68.2 to JK Kamande, flighted with turn and beats the bat and hits the wicket leaving Kamande puzzled, good bowling all I can say!. 144/8
82.3 to TM Odoyo, he mistimes a slog to long on and skies it to the man at 45 yards and is an easy catch taken and now the follow on looms. 171/9
Kenya 2nd Innings (Following on) 
c Porterfield b Johnston75163-11046.01
c Rankin b Johnston2637-5070.27
lbw b Johnston416-0025.00
c & b Johnston4791-9051.64
c Cusack b West110-0010.00
c †NJ O'Brien b Rankin32124-5025.80
c Botha b West61168-4036.30
not out 42142-7029.57
lbw b Botha433-1012.12
b Botha014-000.00
lbw b West422-1018.18
Extras(b 14, lb 10, nb 5, w 2)31
TOTAL135.4 Ov (RR: 2.41)327
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Kennedy Otieno, 10.5 ov), 2-76 (Alex Obanda, 18.3 ov), 3-159 (Steve Tikolo, 48.3 ov), 4-164 (Morris Ouma, 51.3 ov), 5-164 (Seren Waters, 52.5 ov), 6-238 (Rakep Patel, 91.2 ov), 7-294 (Thomas Odoyo, 112.1 ov), 8-312 (Hiren Varaiya, 122.6 ov), 9-316 (Lameck Onyango, 128.2 ov), 10-327 (Peter Ongondo, 135.4 ov)
91.2 to RR Patel, the tactic works as he gets his man bowling round, he gets the ball too close to him and takes the edge with it and keeper holds on to that. 238/6
18.3 to AA Obanda, that looked out from up here he was caught on the move and it hit his back leg and given. 76/2
48.3 to SO Tikolo, The big one ! Tikolo departs, full on middle and he drives it powerfully and Johnston does very well to go down and take a catch back at him just about ankle height and the Irish are celebrating like they have won it. 159/3
52.5 to SR Waters, full outside off and he goes to defend that and he perishes as he present an easy chamnce to the man at short point. 164/5
51.3 to MA Ouma, good turn on this one and a catch/pad decision on the leg side facer and Ouma departs cheaply as West strikes again. 164/4
112.1 to TM Odoyo, Flighted and it turned and snicked and Botha takes a low catch at 1st slip and the game is turned on its head jsut when they looked to be able to hold on. 294/7
135.4 to PJ Ongondo, he stretches forward but he did not touch that and he is adjudged lbw. 327/10
122.6 to HA Varaiya, full and Varaiya stretches forward and it hits him in front and given. 312/8
128.2 to LN Onyango, and we get even closer to the finish as Onyango stretches forward and misses the inswing and is clean bowled. 316/9
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Sat, 11 Oct - day 1 - Ireland 1st innings 282/3 (Andre Botha 65*, Kevin O'Brien 23*, 98 ov)
Sun, 12 Oct - day 2 - Kenya 1st innings 62/3 (Steve Tikolo 24*, Hiren Varaiya 0*, 29 ov)
Mon, 13 Oct - day 3 - Kenya 2nd innings 146/2 (Seren Waters 65*, Steve Tikolo 41*, 41 ov)
Tue, 14 Oct - day 4 - Kenya 2nd innings 327 (135.4 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Lunch Day 4: Kenya 193/5 RR Patel 9, TM Odoyo 16
  • 2nd Inns Kenya's 200 off 77.3 overs Patel 13, Odoyo 19
  • New ball taken 85.0 overs,Odoyo 25,Patel 22
  • Odoyo 50 off 131 balls 4x4
  • 2nd Inns Kenya 286/6 Odoyo 54(144), Kamande 12(57)
  • Tea Day 4;Kenya 286/6 Odoyo 54(144) Kamande21(57)
  • 2nd Inns Kenya 300 off 118 0vers Kamande 29, Varaiya 0
  • Last Hour starts; Kenya 316/8 Kamande 39,Onyango 0
  • Kenya 2nd innings: 1x7 ball over
Gymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi
TossKenya, elected to field first
Hours of play (local time)10.00am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40pm, Tea 2.40-3.00pm, Close 5.00pm
Match days11,12,13,14 October 2008 - day (4-day match)
FC debut
Reserve Umpire
PointsIreland 20, Kenya 0
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