Alex Obanda

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Alex Obanda
Personal information
Full name Alex Obanda Ouma
Born (1987-12-25) 25 December 1987 (age 29)
Nairobi, Kenya
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right arm medium-fast
Role Batsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 34) 18 October 2007 v Canada
Last ODI 30 January 2014 v Scotland
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 T20I FC List A
Matches 49 24 17 83
Runs scored 1,306 325 856 2,057
Batting average 30.37 16.25 26.75 27.79
100s/50s 0/9 0/1 1/4 1/14
Top score 96* 79 114 100
Catches/stumpings 15/0 3/– 8/– 28/0
Source: Cricinfo, 13 May 2017

Alex Obanda Ouma (born 25 December 1987) is an international Kenyan cricketer who has played first class cricket for Kenya Select.

Domestic career[edit]

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]

International career[edit]

The World Twenty20 Qualifier was held in March 2012. Kenya failed to qualify for the 2012 ICC 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]

International awards[edit]

Twenty20 International cricket[edit]

Man of the match awards[edit]

S No Series Season Opponent Match Performance Result
1 2010 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2010 Canada 1 runout ; 79 (48 balls: 11x4, 1x6)  Kenya won by 9 wickets.[6]

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. (Subscription required (help)). 
  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. 
  6. ^ "ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 6th Match, Group B: Canada v Kenya at Dubai (DSC), Feb 10, 2010". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 

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