Geoffrey Toyana has been acknowledged for his outstanding success in his first season as coach of the bizhub Highveld Lions by being named coach of the South Africa Emerging Squad to play in a quadrangular T20 tournament in Namibia later this month.
Overnight rainfall delayed the start of two fixtures which commenced after lunch and due to the late start, the over was cut down to 20 per match. Fixtures affected were Ghana vs. Rwanda and The Gambia vs. Mozambique.
Uganda Cricket Association appointed former Kenya cricket captain Steve Tikolo as its batting coach. Tikolo took over the role early last week joining another former Kenya international Martin Suji who has been Uganda national team coach since last year.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed the new dates for the fourth round fixtures of the ICC Intercontinental Cup and Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Championship matches between Kenya and Namibia today.
Zambia has taken out the final of the ICC Africa Division 3, beating Gambia by 98 runs. Playing on Field 'A' of the Sahara Park Willowmoore Stadium, Zambia batted first and scored 185 for the loss of 7 wickets. A. Nsenshaled the scoring with a quick-fire79 off 60 balls.
Canada overcame a top-order collapse to post a decent 264 for nine at the end of the first day's play against Namibia in the ICC Intercontinental Cup match at the Wanderers Cricket Ground at Windhoek on Thursday.
Kenya bounced back from its loss to Namibia yesterday with a nine-wicket win against the United States of America (USA) in its Group B fixture played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Monday in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2012.
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has sent the Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) an early Christmas present this November by donating a full set of cricket nets and an artificial playing surface to the governing body.
Following the conclusion of a highly successful CEO's governance workshop in 2010, the ICC-Africa Regional office has embarked to incorporate this event on an annual basis to enable the efficiency and productivity of the administrative functions of its membership within Africa.
Netherlands claimed a narrow two-wicket win over Kenya via Duckworth-Lewis method in the first of the two One-Day Internationals in the ICC Intercontinental Cup 50-over League at the Sportpark Westvliet, Voorburg on Monday.
The South Gaborone Tau (Lions) and the Central Gaborone Tshukudu (Rhinos), twp newly formed teams that will be involved in the U17 Botswana Premier League later in the year, played the first ever two-day match on Botswana soil at the BCA Oval on the 16 and 17 July 2011.
Uganda pulled off a stiff chase to upset top seeds and overwhelming favorites Namibia by six wickets in the final of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa Division 1 Twenty20 Championship played at Lugogo Cricket Ground in Kampala on Saturday.
Namibia continued to impress in the Africa Division 1 Twenty20 Tournament with two more wins on Tuesday in Kampala, Uganda.
Namibia beat Uganda and Nigeria convincingly to book its place in the World Twenty20 2012 Qualifier to be held in Dubai early next year.
Namibia qualified even with three more days to go in the Africa Qualifier.
Hosts Uganda registered an impressive 75 run win over Kenya in the ICC Africa Division One Twenty20 tournament on Monday. At the Kyambogo Cricket Ground in Kampala, Uganda batted first and posted an impressive 177 for no loss in its 20 overs.
Morning Matches at Kyambogo Cricket Ground, Namibia versus Nigeria (July 9, 2011)
Namibia 232/6 (20/20 ov); Nigeria 100/6 (20/20 ov)
Namibia won by 132 runs
Namibia didn?t do any harm to their number one ranking in this tournament when they breezed by a sorry Nigerian outfit by 132 run in the first international game played at Kyambogo oval since 2001.
Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is set to be the location of the country's third Test cricket ground. If local authority approval is obtained, which Zimbabwe Cricket expects, it will be within sight of the mile long Falls with its 100 metres deep chasm straddling the Zambezi River.
On this week's ICC Cricket World Radio Show, former India coach Gary Kirsten talks about his future and passes on some advice to incoming coach Duncan Fletcher, while Gary's half-brother Peter talks about his new role coaching Sierra Leone for the ICC Africa Division 2 T20 tournament.
Although they enter the event as one of the outsiders, Mozambique captain Bineesh Vadavathy believes his side has a chance of qualification from ICC Africa Division 2 which begins in Johannesburg on 14 May.
Botswana captain Akrum Chand is confident that his aggressive approach to the game will help the hosts of the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division 7 (WCL Div. 7) to walk away victorious at the end of next week in Gaborone.
Under overcast skies in Dubai, Namibia, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Uganda all secured victories on the third day of the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division 2 (WCL Div. 2) tournament currently being played in the United Arab Emirates.
Lasith Malinga became the first player in ICC Cricket World Cup history to take two hat-tricks after a stunning bowling performance on his return to the team saw him take 6-38 as Sri Lanka defeated Kenya by nine wickets on Tuesday.
In the final match on Achimota Field A, Rwanda played the relative minnows, Seychelles. Playing in their first ICC Africa Regional event, the Seychelles were surprise finalist in this Division 3 tournament.
Rwanda and Seychelles secured a place in the final of the ICC Africa Division 3 after recording wins on Saturday, with the winner of this match set to take a step closer to the ICC World Twenty20 2012.
In a very closely contested match at the Achimota Field A, Gambia was able to push the Seychelles extremely hard! In a much improved performance, the Gambian bowling put early pressure on the batting of the Seychelles. Mybe Dumbya struck with the first ball of the match, clean bowling Krishnasamy Naidoo for a duck.
A rejuvenated and enthusiastic looking Lesotho almost managed to pull off a wonderful win over the tournament number one ranked team, Rwanda, on the opening day of ICC Africa Division 3, but in the end it was only cool heads that saved the match for Rwanda.
The ICC Africa regional office announced the umpire appointments for the ICC Africa T20 Div 3 tournament to be held in Accra, Ghana. This tournament is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, 23 February 2011.
Kenya XI lost its third straight match on its ongoing India tour to Indian Ranji side Gujarat XI by six wickets at the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, Motera in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Kenya XI are on a build-up tour to India for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
South Africa beat Zimbabwe in the final of the Africa ICC Women's World Cup Qualifying Tournament on Sunday by a comprehensive 281 runs at Nairobi to win the title. Uganda finished third in the tournament beating hosts Kenya by 12 runs in a play-off match.
Collins Obuya's gritty knock and Shem Obado's incisive spell helped Kenya XI snatch a nine-run win over the touring United Arab Emirates XI in the second warm-up one-day match at the Mombasa Sports Club on Tuesday.
Veteran Steve Tikolo starred with an all-round show as Kenya XI began preparations for the ICC Cricket World Cup with an impressive six-wicket win over a touring United Arab Emirates XI at the Mombasa Sports Club Ground on Sunday.
Namibia XI's Louis Klazinga delivered yet another all-round performance to propel the hosts to a 44-run win over Uganda XI in a one-off twenty20 match at the Wanderers Cricket Ground in Windhoek on Sunday.
Kenya vice-captain, Raj Shikotra, is confident of his team's chances in the upcoming ICC Africa U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier (CWCQ) Division 1 in Windhoek, Namibia to be held from 29 August - 5 September.
Craig Ervine smashed a brilliant century against Canada and towered over his teammates on the second day of the four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup match played at Maple Leaf North-West Ground, Toronto on Tuesday.
Tanzania national cricket players conducted coaching sessions for children ahead of their six warm-up games in England in the build-up to the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division 4 in Italy this month.
Nigeria finished unbeaten in the ICC Africa U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Division 2 event with a 149-run victory over Swaziland to claim the tournament title at Ubombo Country Club in Big Bend, Swaziland on Thursday.
Abioye Abiodun, Nigeria U19 captain, looks forward to a successful ICC Africa U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Division 2 event in Swaziland, and says that his team will put up a tough fight in the competition.
In a bid to improve the performances of the national team, Cricket Namibia (CN) has contracted nine full-time professional players following a disappointing 2009-10 season and to lure Namibia-born players from other countries.
Swaziland will host the upcoming ICC Africa U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Division 2 event which will be played from 26-30 July 2010 and will be held in Big Bend, a small village in the Lowveld of Swaziland.
Favourites Zambia defeated Ghana by 62 runs to secure its position at the top of the points table on the fifth day of the ICC Africa World Cricket League Division 2 at Benoni Northerns Field on Wednesday.
The remaining two fixtures of Day 2 of the ICC Africa World Cricket League Division 2 event in a wet and damp Benoni, were played to a result in spite of inclement weather on Tuesday, with both matches restricted to 46 overs each.
With two of three matches of the second day of ICC Africa World Cricket League Division 2 in Benoni, South Africa being abandoned due to a wet outfield, ICC Africa Organising Committee has announced the change in venues for Day 3 fixtures played on Monday.
In the only fixture played in a rain-affected Day 2 of the ICC Africa World Cricket League Division 2 event, Ghana defeated Mozambique by a comfortable margin of 32 runs at Sahara Park Willowmore, Benoni on Sunday.
Umpires called off day one of the ICC Africa World Cricket League Division 2 in Benoni, South Africa on Saturday as continuous rainfall seemed to overshadow any possibility of play. Fixtures for the day will now be played on the rest day, 27 April.
Afghanistan will head to the West Indies for the ICC World Twenty20 2010 as the top qualifier and will now look forward to playing India in St Lucia and South Africa in Barbados in the big event, which runs from 30 April to 16 May.
Namibia picked up the 'Best Spirit of Cricket Initiative', 'Best Overall Cricket Development Programme' and the 'Volunteer of the Year Award' to Wynand Louw. Uganda also picked three awards with 'Best Overall Cricket Promotion & Marketing', 'Photo of the Year' and the 'Lifetime Service Award' to Abram Kitumba Lutaya.
Half centuries by Fraser Watts and opener Kyle Koetzer helped Scotland post a 56-run victory over Uganda in the fifth match of the Tri-nation T20 series played at Gymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi on Wednesday.
After losing its opening game of the Twenty20 Tri-series against Scotland, Kenya recorded a comfortable ten-wicket victory over the same team in the third match of the tournament played at Gymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi on Monday.
Former Kenya captain, Steve Tikolo, smashed a 44-ball half century in the opening game of the Twenty20 Quadrangular series against Uganda to help his team celebrate victory by eight wickets at the Nairobi Gymkhana on Saturday.
Kenya captain and wicketkeeper Maurice Ouma hit an unbeaten century but his side was staring right in the eyes of defeat against Scotland at the close of third day's play in the ICC Intercontinental Cup 2009-10 match at Nairobi Gymkhana in Nairobi on Wednesday.
A third-career century by Qasim Sheikh accompanied a fine innings by Richie Berrington put Scotland in a commanding position against Kenya after day two of the ICC Intercontinental Cup 2009-2010 match at Nairobi Gymkhana in Nairobi on Tuesday.
Uganda top-order batsmen made valuable contributions to finish the second day at 229-3 in 74 overs in the ICC Intercontinental Shield game against hosts UAE played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
Kwesi Sagoe, the President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), expects better results for the national team after a good showing in 2009 when it participated in the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division 7 in Guernsey, finishing third and consequently, was placed 39th in the Global Rankings.
Uganda's Atim Stella picked up a four-wicket haul and also top-scored for her team to help claim a three-wicket win against Tanzania in the Senior Women's Championship played at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Nairobi on Wednesday.
Uganda triumphed on the opening day of the Africa U15 Girls Tournament played at Kyambogo Cricket Oval on Monday. The hosts defeated Kenya by 17 runs (Duckworth-Lewis method) in a rain-affected encounter.
The International Cricket Council today confirmed the remaining fixtures in its first-class tournament, the ICC Intercontinental Cup 2009-10, with everything leading towards next November's final, which will take place in the United Arab Emirates.
Four Kenyan batsmen will be attending the International Cricket Council (ICC) high-level performance training in Cape Town, South Africa, next month along with national team coach Eldine Baptiste ahead of the two ODIs against South Africa.
Hamilton Masakadza smashed a career-best century to help Zimbabwe defeat Kenya by a massive 142 runs in the final ODI played in Harare on Sunday. With this victory, the hosts finish the series with a 4-1 victory over Kenya.
Skipper Visu Sibanda followed his first innings double century with an unbeaten 116 runs in 172 balls to help Zimbabwe XI snatch a five-wicket victory in its ICC Intercontinental Cup 2009-10 match against Kenya
In an exciting finish to its fourth and final match of the ICC Africa World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3 tournament, Malawi managed to secure its place in WCL Division 2 for 2010, by defeating Sierra Leone by four wickets in the top of the table clash.
The National Chairman of Selectors, Alistair Campbell has announced the Zimbabwe national team that will face Kenya in the CROCO MOTORS One-Day International Series starting on 12 October and tour Bangladesh at the end of November.
Sierra Leone continued its strong showing at the ICC Africa World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3 event at the Blantyre Sports Club, defeating Lesotho by six wickets. Lansana Lamin bowled well on a hard bouncy wicket and ended up with a three-wicket haul.
Hosts Malawi continued its fine form in the ICC Africa World Cricket League Division 3 event with a 46-run win over Rwanda on Sunday. The match, played at Minge Sports Club with a sizable crowd in attendance, turned out to be a tightly-contested affair.
Uganda Cricket Association has announced South African coach Fayyaaz Mohiudeen as a temporary replacement for Ebrahim Mohammed to handle the national team, which is preparing for the ICC Intercontinental Shield tournament due later this year.
On the eve of the Africa World Cricket League Division 3 to be stage in Blantyre Malawi, Riz Omar, the current Chairman of the Malawi cricket Union, said that the host nation would like to regain its former place as a major player East African cricket.
The ICC Africa Division 3 event has faced its first challenge with news that the Moroccan national team was ordered off the plane in Doha, en route to Malawi, after officials refused to accept the visa documentation provided.
Johny Gomez, President of Gambia Cricket Association (GCA), is confident of the team's success in the ICC Africa Division 3 event in Malawi in October 2009 after participating in the past three competitions.
Beres-ford Cocker, President of Sierra Leone Cricket Association and Team Manager of the national side, believes that the squad will perform well in the ICC Africa Division 3 event in Malawi after being placed third in the previous event in Benoni in 2007.
Cricket Kenya has announced the appointment of Eldine Baptiste as the new cricket coach for the national squad. He will be in charge of leading the preparation and training of the Kenya national team up to June 2011.
A fine bowling performance by Kenyan bowlers Siddhant Taneja and Vinit Shikotra helped the home side claim the Pepsi ICC U17 All Africa Tournament Championships by defeating Namibia by 63 runs at Nairobi Gymkhana Club on Sunday.
Cricket Kenya will be hosting the Pepsi ICC U/17 All Africa Tournament in Nairobi from 28-30 August 2009. Kenya qualified for the event as East African champions while Namibia was victorious in the Southern African region and Ghana from the West/North African event.
An all-round performance by Canada helped it recover from its comprehensive ICC Intercontinental Cup defeat by thrashing Kenya by nine wickets in the first ODI at King City. Rizwan Cheema produced an unbeaten 76 with the bat while Khurram Chohan picked up four wickets with the ball to score a 1-0 lead in the three ODI series.
It's never dull when Afghanistan is batting. A fascinating second day's play in Mutare initially saw the Afghanistan top order dominate the bowling but a Zimbabwe XI comeback late in the day means the game is beautifully poised at the half-way mark.
West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara proved that his class is permanent when he slogged Eric Dusabemungu for six during a brief three-ball innings at Kicukiro Oval on 11th June 2009. This was part of his nine-hour visit to Rwanda and time off from his eight-day ambassadorial tour of Uganda.
Segou Cricket League held its school cricket competition in the month of June with Bandiougou Bouré School Complex being declared the winners. Four teams from different schools in Segou, including the Bandiougou Bouré School Complex, Pere Bouvier Sports Centre and the Abbé David Traoré School Complex competed in the 2009 Segou Schools Cricket Competition.
Alex Cusack struck his second half-century of the match as Ireland continued to enjoy the upper hand over Kenya as the hosts led the tourists by 212 runs with seven wickets standing at the draw of stumps on the third day of the four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup 2009-10 match in Eglinton on Sunday.
Six teams will take the first step on the road to qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 on Sunday when the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division 7 gets underway in the Channel Island of Guernsey.