Name: Thomas Odoyo
International Team: N/A
Domestic Team: Africa XI
Role: All Rounder
Bowling Style: Right arm medium fast
Batting Style: Right-hand
- ODI debut India v Kenya at Cuttack - Feb 18, 1996
- Born May 12, 1978, Nairobi
- Batting style Right-hand bat
- Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
- Odoyo first represented Kenya as a 17 year old at the 1996 World Cup.
- His robust seamers and forceful batting has seen him dubbed 'the black Botham'.
- During the last decade the vice-captain has become a key figure in the team with the bat and ball.
- He was the first Kenyan bowler to reach 50 ODI wickets and has done the 'mini double' having also passed 1000 ODI runs.
- However, injury forced him out of Kenya's trip to the West Indies for the 2003-04 Carib Beer Cup, but he was fit again for selection for the 2004 Champions Trophy.
- He returned from Kenya's 18-month international exile on song, and was named Player of the Series in Zimbabwe in 2005-06.
International Career Overview
|Career Span:||1996-2011||Innings Bowled:||116|
|Highest Score:||111||Best bowling in Innings:||4/25|