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Shem Obado Ngoche (born June 6, 1989), known as Shem Ngoche, is a Kenyan cricketer. He is the brother of three other Kenyan international cricketers, Lameck Onyango, James Ngoche and Nehemiah Odhiambo.[1]

Shem Ngoche
Personal information
Full nameShem Obado Ngoche
Born (1989-06-06) 6 June 1989 (age 30)
Kenya
BattingRight-handed
BowlingSlow left-arm orthodox
RoleBowler
RelationsNehemiah Odhiambo (brother)
Lameck Onyango (brother)
James Ngoche (brother)
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 39)16 February 2010 v Netherlands
Last ODI30 January 2014 v Scotland
T20I debut (cap 19)1 February 2010 v Scotland
Last T20I22 May 2019 v Uganda
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2006/07Kenya Select
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC List A
Matches 14 22 3 44
Runs scored 68 83 93 385
Batting average 7.55 9.22 23.25 15.40
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/2
Top score 28 38 35 66
Balls bowled 569 423 407 2,051
Wickets 12 27 9 48
Bowling average 35.91 17.14 16.66 29.72
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/28 4/14 3/11 4/17
Catches/stumpings 0/0 8/0 3/– 12/0
Source: Cricinfo, 3 June 2019

International careerEdit

Ngoche was one of three brothers, others being James and Nehemiah, in the Kenyan squad for the World Cup held in Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka from 19 February to 2 April 2011.[1]

He is infamous for his consistency. During the tournament he batted in 3 innings, was dismissed 3 times and only faced 3 balls. He didn't hit any of them.

In January 2018, he was named in Kenya's squad for the 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament.[2] In September 2018, he was named in Kenya's squad for the 2018 Africa T20 Cup.[3] The following month, he was named in Kenya's squad for the 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Oman.[4] Initially, Collins Obuya was named captain, was ruled out of Kenya's squad due to personal commitments with Ngoche was named captain in his place.[5][6] He was the leading wicket-taker for Kenya in the tournament, with six dismissals in five matches.[7]

In May 2019, he was named as the captain of Kenya's squad for the Regional Finals of the 2018–19 ICC T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier tournament in Uganda.[8][9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Profile espncricinfo Retrieved 20 March 2011
  2. ^ "Cricket Kenya hire Pakistani match analyst". Daily Nation. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Kenya Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Siblings lead team: David and Collins Obuya appointed national team coach and captain respectively". The Star, Kenya. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Shock as Kenya skipper deserts team". Daily Nation. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Kenya lock horns with hosts Oman". The Standard. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  7. ^ "ICC World Cricket League Division Three, 2018/19 - Kenya: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Former national team captain back after surprise exit last year". The Star (Kenya). Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  9. ^ "African men in Uganda for T20 showdown". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 18 May 2019.