Kenya vs Ireland

Match info: One Day International Series 1st Match at Mombasa - First Match

Date: 18th Feb 2012 Umpires: D Odhiambo and R B Tiffin

50-over match

Home team and score Away team score


201/3 (42.4 Overs)



200 All out (47.3 Overs)

Kenya won by 7 wickets.

  • Last Updated: February 22 2012, 14:20 GMT

Kevin O'Brien top-scored for Ireland as they cruised to a six-wicket win over Kenya in their first Twenty20 international at Mombasa.

Kevin O'Brien: Guided Ireland home
Kevin O'Brien: Guided Ireland home

Kenya batted first and were bowled out for 107 from their 20 overs with Tanmay Mishra the innings high scorer with 34.

George Dockrell was the pick of the Ireland bowlers with figures of three for 15 from his four overs, while Alex Cusack and debutant Max Sorensen picked up two wickets apiece.

O'Brien scored 30 not out in reply and was supported by Ed Joyce, who had scored 88 in Monday's second one-day international win over Kenya.

Ireland raced past their target to reach 109 for four from just 15.3 overs.

It means they have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series with the second match to be played at the same ground on Thursday.