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Full Name  Kennedy Otieno Obuya
Birth Place  Nairobi, Kenya
Name  Kennedy Obuya

Role  Wicket-keeper
Batting style  Right-handed
Kennedy Otieno (Cricketer)

Born  (1972-03-11) 11 March 1972 (age 42)
Relations  David Obuya (brother) Collins Obuya (brother)
Siblings  Collins ObuyaNational team   Kenya

Kennedy otieno 85 vs australia 1996 world cup


Kennedy Otieno Obuya (born 11 March 1972), or Kennedy Obuya, is a former Kenyan international cricketer. A right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper, Otieno is the brother of fellow internationals Collins and David Obuya.

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Kennedy Otieno (Cricketer) in the past

Domestic career

Kennedy Otieno One of Kenyan crickets pillars in 1990s Cricket

In 2008, Otieno was selected as captain of The Southern Stars, a team in Kenya's recently launched domestic cricket competition the Sahara Elite League. His most recent big scores came when he made 93 in The Southern Stars only win in the One day edition of the Sahara Elite league. as well as two centuries in the 2-day league earning him a recall to the national squad.

International career

Kennedy made his ODI debut in 1996, but had his finest innings in 1997, a 144 against Bangladesh, in a then-world-record 225 partnership with Dipak Chudasama. He was one of the key players during the 2003 Cricket World Cup, where he played in every game, and he played 71 of Kenya's 74 ODIs between the 1996 World Cup and the 2005–06 tour of Bangladesh (only missing three home matches against West Indies in 2001). However, he was dropped for the first 2006 Intercontinental Cup first class game against the Netherlands, and vowed to quit international cricket as a result.

References

Kennedy Otieno Wikipedia


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