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Elijah Otieno Asoyo (born January 3, 1988) is a Kenyan cricketer. A right arm medium-fast bowler, Otieno is a former Kenyan under-19 representative.

Elijah Otieno
Personal information
Full nameElijah Otieno Asoyo
Born (1988-01-03) 3 January 1988 (age 31)
Nairobi, Kenya
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight arm medium-fast
RoleBowler
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 35)18 October 2007 v Canada
Last ODI30 January 2014 v Scotland
T20I debut (cap 23)22 February 2012 v Ireland
Last T20I22 May 2019 v Uganda
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2006/07Kenya Select
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC List A
Matches 26 13 13 48
Runs scored 49 22 59 113
Batting average 4.90 5.50 4.53 6.64
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 11 8 15* 18*
Balls bowled 954 215 1,690 1,973
Wickets 22 10 29 46
Bowling average 42.13 23.20 28.00 38.80
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 4/33 3/16 4/44 4/33
Catches/stumpings 7/0 1/0 10/– 12/0
Source: Cricinfo, 3 June 2019

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Domestic careerEdit

He made his senior debut playing for Kenya Select in the 2006/07 Logan Cup. A genuine tailender, he made five ducks from his first seven first-class innings. He is also a player for the Sahara Elite League team, The Eastern Aces.

International careerEdit

He was then selected for Kenya in the inaugural 2007 ICC World Twenty20 Championship. Although he did not play in any of the matches at the Twenty20 World Championships, Otieno was retained in the national team squad for the visit of the Canadian national team, making his One Day International debut in the first match of the three match series in Nairobi.[1] He was later selected for Kenya's squad for their two Intercontinental Cup matches against Namibia and the United Arab Emirates in early 2008, making his tournament debut in the match against the United Arab Emirates.[2]

In September 2018, he was named in Kenya's squad for the 2018 Africa T20 Cup.[3] In October 2018, he was named in Kenya is squad in 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Three in Oman. He played in the first two matches.

In May 2019, he was named in Kenya's squad for the Regional Finals of the 2018–19 ICC T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier tournament in Uganda.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canada in Kenya ODI Series – 1st ODI, Kenya v Canada". Cricinfo. 18 October 2007. Retrieved 2008-09-23.
  2. ^ "ICC Intercontinental Cup, United Arab Emirates v Kenya". Cricinfo. 7 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-23.
  3. ^ "Kenya Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Former national team captain back after surprise exit last year". The Star (Kenya). Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  5. ^ "African men in Uganda for T20 showdown". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 18 May 2019.

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