Obanda blitz seals crushing win for Kenya
Alex Obanda proved to hot for Canada smashing a match winning 79 to help Kenya cruise to a crushing 9 wicket victory at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Kenya were set a target of 139 by Canada and Obanda wasted little time smahing 11 fours and a six as Kenya reached their target with 5 overs to spare.
Obanda was partnered by Steve Tikolo (50) and the pair enjoyed an opening partnership of 126 which sealed the victory for Kenya dispite Obanda being trapped LBW by Sunil Dhaniram.
Batting first Canada were indebted to Rizwan Cheema (30), Geoff Barnett (30) and Ashish Bagai (36) as the trio helped the Canadians recover from 26/2 to post a total of 138/9.
Nehemiah Ohdhiambo claimed 3 wickets for Kenya finishing with figures of 16/3.