Alex Obanda

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Alex Obanda
Personal information
Full name Alex Obanda Ouma
Born (1987-12-25) 25 December 1987 (age 26)
Nairobi, Kenya
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium-fast
Role Batsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 34) 18 October 2007 v Canada
Last ODI 23 January 2014 v Netherlands
T20I debut (cap 12) 4 September 2007 v Pakistan
Last T20I 24 November 2013 v Afghanistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
2006/07 Kenya Select
2011/12 Southern Rocks
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC List A T20I
Matches 48 17 69 24
Runs scored 1,217 856 1,724 325
Batting average 28.97 26.75 28.73 16.25
100s/50s 0/8 1/4 1/12 0/1
Top score 96* 114 100 79
Catches/stumpings 15/– 8/– 24/– 3/–
Source: CricketArchive; http://www.espncricinfo.com/kenya/content/player/291844.html, 23 January 2014

Alex Obanda Ouma (born 25 December 1987) is a Kenyan cricketer who has played first class cricket for Kenya Select. When the side participated in the Logan Cup in 2007, Obanda made his first class debut and had a good series, making 296 runs at 37.00. A right-handed batsman, he scored a century in their draw against Centrals at Kwekwe.[1] Obanda was the only Kenyan player to take part in the 2011–12 Stanbic Bank 20 Series, representing the Southern Rocks[2] He played two matches without scoring a run.[3]

The World Twenty20 Qualifier was held in March 2012. Kenya failed to qualify for the World Twenty20 later than year, though Obanda scored 298 runs from 9 matches with two half-centuries and was Kenya's leading run-scorer in the tournament (seventh overall).[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kenya's youngsters underline their potential". Cricinfo. 9 May 2007. Retrieved 23 September 2008. 
  2. ^ Moonda, Firdose (29 November 2011). "Harare calling". Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Twenty20 batting and fielding for each team by Alex Obanda". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Moonda, Firdose (11 May 2012). "Ten months in Nairobi". Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 2011/12 / Records / Twenty20 matches / Most runs". Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 

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