Player watch 2: Kennedy Obuya

Having been dropped from the side in mid 2006 veteran wicket-keeper batsman Kennedy Obuya has had a bit of an Indian Summer playing grade cricket in Australia and scoring heavily for the Caboolture Snakes. He has more recently returned to Kenya to captain the newly formed Southern Stars in Kenya’s Elite league where he has continued to score heavily even getting a 93 to lead his side to their first win of the competition in the 50 over competition.

This video is from the 1999 World cup where he takes a marvellous diving catch off the bowling of Jimmy Kamande, who was at the time a medium pace bowler. How times have changed…


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