Monday, September 20, 2010

Kennedy Otieno stars in Nookers win.

Kennedy Otieno played an impressive innings of 131 not out for Nookers XI yesterday against the hosts Simba Union in the ongoing NPCA Super league match which was officiated by Subhash Modi and Lalji Bhudia.
Nookers beat Simba Union by a single wicket in a nail biting finish in the last over and a ball remaining of the match.
Simba Union won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 221 for the loss of 7 wickets in 50 overs thanks to Nadeem Ahmed 45, Simarpreet Singh 33 and Maurice Odumbe 28. Aslam Raza was the top bowler for Nookers as he captured three wickets for 25 runs.
Nookers scored the required runs - 226 for nine wickets in 49.5 overs but Simba Union gave a very good fight. Captain of Nookers Kennedy Otieno played a fine innings of 131 not out and he was well supported by Collins Obuya 44. Bowling honours were shared by Gagandeep Singh 2/51 and Harshvadan Patel 2/37. The match was played in very good spirit.

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