Name: Collins Obuya
Date of birth: 27/07/1981
International Team: Kenya
Domestic Team: Kenya
Role: All Rounder
Bowling Style: Leg break
Batting Style: Right-hand
- ODI debut v West Indies at Nairobi, Aug 15, 2001
- T20I debut v Bangladesh at Nairobi, Sep 1, 2007.
- Collins' 13 wickets during the 2003 World Cup was a major contribution in Kenya reaching the semi-finals, this included 5 for 24 in the vital victory over Sri Lanka in Nairobi.
- The following summer he played first-class cricket for Warwickshire in England, but failed to recapture the form he showed in the World Cup.
- He missed the 2004 Champions Trophy due to appendicitis.
- Spent five weeks with Terry Jenner in Australia in 2005 in an attempt to recapture his bowling form.
- Despite his stint with Jenner he failed to find his bowling form and reverted to a specialist batsman and effective fielder.
- Obuya's brothers Kennedy Otieno and David Obuya have both represented the national cricket team.
International Career Overview
|Career Span:||2001-2014||Innings Bowled:||48|
|Highest Score:||98||Best bowling in Innings:||5/24|
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Kenya book World Cup spot
Collins Obuya and Thomas Odoyo both struck unbeaten fifties as Kenya beat Ireland by six wickets in Pretoria.
Zimbabwe prosper in Nairobi
Prosper Utseya's unbeaten 68 led Zimbabwe to a series-clinching four-wicket win over Kenya in the third one-day international.