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Kenya vs Sri Lanka, 26th Match at Nairobi, , Feb 24 2003 - Full Scorecard

26th Match, Nairobi (Gym), February 24, 2003, ICC World Cup
(45/50 ov, T:211) 157

Kenya won by 53 runs

Player Of The Match
13* (21), 5/24 & 2 catches
Kenya Innings
Sri Lanka Innings
Match Flow
Kenya  (50 ovs maximum)
c Muralidaran b de Silva60881228268.18
lbw b Vaas011000.00
c †Sangakkara b Vaas1221372057.14
lbw b Muralidaran1022282045.45
b Muralidaran2656802046.42
c Arnold b Muralidaran2644511059.09
c †Sangakkara b Vaas615101040.00
not out 1321371061.90
b Muralidaran614140042.85
b Jayasuriya20181510111.11
not out 32200150.00
Extras(b 5, lb 11, nb 2, w 10)28
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.20, 207 Mins)210/9
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Ravi Shah, 0.2 ov), 2-46 (Brijal Patel, 6.6 ov), 3-75 (Steve Tikolo, 15.3 ov), 4-112 (Kennedy Otieno, 27.3 ov), 5-152 (Hitesh Modi, 37.3 ov), 6-163 (Thomas Odoyo, 40.3 ov), 7-163 (Maurice Odumbe, 41.2 ov), 8-173 (Tony Suji, 45.1 ov), 9-205 (Peter Ongondo, 49.3 ov)
0.2 to RD Shah, hoho! Here we go! This one swung back in late, rapped on the pad, loud shout, lbw!. 1/1
6.6 to BJ Patel, slower ball, went for a booming off drive and a conventional edge and Sangakkara does a smart diving catch to his right. 46/2
40.3 to TM Odoyo, tries a drive on the up, Sanga dives forward to hold it low. 163/6
15.3 to SO Tikolo, a long pleading appeal by Murali, knees down and beeches ump tiffin to raise the finger, ball had struck a bit outside the line but playing back. 75/3
37.3 to HS Modi, tries a desperation reverse sweep, ball turns and hits the stumps, Murali was from round the wicket. 152/5
41.2 to MO Odumbe, went down on one knee and a great shot to leg buy Arnold jumped high and pulled off a great catch at mis wicket. 163/7
45.1 to AO Suji, tosses one up to tempt a drive, gets through onto leg stump. 173/8
49.3 to PJ Ongondo, backed away to make room, off the pads as it was a faster ball and the heave missed, went onto the stumps. 205/9
27.3 to KO Otieno, goes for broke, tries a similar shot to leg, skied and Murali is as safe as houses, running in to square leg from the deep. 112/4
Sri Lanka  (T: 211 runs from 50 ovs)
b Odoyo2338504060.52
c Patel b MA Suji37190042.85
c AO Suji b Obuya2347613048.93
c †Otieno b Obuya4153774177.35
c & b Obuya513200038.46
c †Otieno b Obuya513170038.46
not out 2537651067.56
c & b Obuya410100040.00
c Odoyo b Tikolo22323008.69
c AO Suji b Tikolo1021171047.61
b Odumbe7861087.50
Extras(b 2, nb 1, w 6)9
TOTAL45 Ov (RR: 3.48, 185 Mins)157
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 4.2 ov), 2-39 (Marvan Atapattu, 11.5 ov), 3-71 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 17.3 ov), 4-87 (Mahela Jayawardene, 23.3 ov), 5-105 (Kumar Sangakkara, 27.4 ov), 6-112 (Aravinda de Silva, 29.3 ov), 7-119 (Chaminda Vaas, 31.6 ov), 8-131 (Prabath Nissanka, 37.5 ov), 9-149 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 43.1 ov), 10-157 (Dilhara Fernando, 44.6 ov)
4.2 to ST Jayasuriya, a slower one fooled him, went for a big shot to cover and inside edged to mid on where Patel catches it on the rebound, almost dropped it at first. 13/1
11.5 to MS Atapattu, made him reach for it, missed and maybe caught the flap of his pad on the way to hit off stump. 39/2
17.3 to HP Tillakaratne, goes for an uncharacteristic heave to leg, holes out at the rope to Tony Suji. 71/3
23.3 to DPMD Jayawardene, a low and slow full toss, played too early trying to turn to leg, leading edge right back to a jubilant Collin Obuya. 87/4
27.4 to KC Sangakkara, ball was off a leading edge, trying to turn it to leg, looped up and fell forward, Otieno pulled off a great catch leaping yards in from and just pouching it, numerous replays confirmed it too!. 105/5
29.3 to PA de Silva, a cut but ball was too short and snicked to Otieno, long wait by ump Tiffin before he raised his finger, Kenyans were sure, afterwards they did a New Zealand type Haka!. 112/6
31.6 to WPUJC Vaas, pitched up, tries to loft it, was too slow coming onto him, a simple catch back to the leggie who runs off with the ball in excitement. 119/7
44.6 to CRD Fernando, Victory! a reverse sweep, gets it on the lower edge, ball goes straight into the stumps and Kenya have pulled of a major upset in this World Cup. 157/10
37.5 to RAP Nissanka, goes for heroics, slogs to leg and in the air way out near the long on rope, then tremendous celebrations erupted. 131/8
43.1 to M Muralidaran, goes for the big one, could stay patient any more, caught bu Tony Suji at the deep mid wicket rope. 149/9
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  • 4th (reserve) umpire: JJ Luck (Namib)
  • When HS Modi reached 12* he became the leading run scorer for Kenya against Sri Lanka (previous: SO Tikolo 130 runs)
  • HS Modi and MO Odumbe's partnership of 40 runs set a new 5th record wicket for Kenya against Sri Lanka (previous: 34 SK Gupta and HS Modi at Nairobi, 1996/97)
  • With the wicket of TM Odoyo, WPUJC Vaas completed 25 wickets in World Cups
  • CO Obuya and PJ Ongondo's partnership of 32 runs set a new 9th wicket partnership record for Kenya in World Cups
  • WPUJC Vaas best bowling against Kenya in ODIs (previous: 2/26 at Southampton, 1999)
  • M Muralitharan best bowling in World Cups (previous: 3/25 v South Africa at Northampton, 1999 and 3/25 v Bangladesh at Pietermaritzburg, 2002/03)
  • PA de Silva best bowling against Kenya in ODIs (previous: 0/46 at Southampton, 1999)
  • With the wicket of MS Atapattu, TM Odoyo completed 50 wickets in ODIs
  • With the wicket of WPUJC Vaas, CO Obuya became the leading wicket taker for Kenya against Sri Lanka (previous: EO Odumbe 4 wickets)
  • Sri Lanka innings: 1x5 ball over (38th over, bowled by Tikolo. Umpire Tiffin)
  • SO Tikolo's best bowling against Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous: 0/38 at Kandy, 1995/96)
  • SO Tikolo's best bowling in World Cups (previous: 1/26 v India at Cuttack, 1995/96)
  • CO Obuya's best bowling in World Cups (previous: 2/46 v Canada at Cape Town, 2002/03)
  • CO Obuya's best bowling in ODIs (previous: 2/46 v Canada at Cape Town, 2002/03)
  • CO Obuya has taken the best bowling for Kenya in World Cups (previous: TM Odoyo 4/28 v Canada, 2002/03)
  • CO Obuya has taken the best bowling for Kenya against Sri Lanka in ODIs (previous: TM Odoyo 3/56 at Southampton, 1999)
  • Kenya's first victory over Sri Lanka in ODIs
Gymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Match numberODI no. 1965
Match daysday (50-over match)
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PointsKenya 4, Sri Lanka 0
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