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Personal Information

Full NameCollins Omondi Obuya
BornJuly 27, 1981 Nairobi
Age40 Years, 2 Months, 21 Days
National SideKenya
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingLeg break



Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL

Career Information

Teams PlayedKenya, Kenya Invitation XI, Warwickshire, University of West Indies Vice Chancellors XI, Kenya Under-19
Career Span

Collins Omondi Obuya Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

104899204498* v AUS0111603025.5568.56430
World Cup
1815236298* v AUS0227927.8468.5660
3533669175* v NED04471725.59106.47200

Bowling Performance

4930381637355/24 v SL2146.775.4051.94
World Cup
1592.34462145/24 v SL1133.004.9939.64
1852.20334234/27 v BER1014.526.3813.65

Collins Omondi Obuya Profile

A right-hand batsman and a leg spinner, Collins Obuya shot to prominence in the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup, as his team shocked the cricketing fraternity by entering the semi-finals.

“Collo” as he is nicknamed, impressed with 13 wickets at 28.76 in the WC, which subsequently earned him a one-year stint with Warwickshire. Obuya was unlucky to have missed out on a place in the team for the 2004 Champions Trophy. He then joined his teammates for the players' strike and proceeded to play club cricket for South Africa. His struggle with the ball continued and despite repeated efforts, he failed to capitalize on it. Obuya then concentrated fully on his batting and has been the team's specialist batsman since then.

Post Kenya's awful performance in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, the then Kenyan captain, Jimmy Kamande was removed from captaincy and replaced with Collins Obuya. This move came just one day after Mike Hesson, the New Zealander, was appointed Kenya's coach.