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Sri Lanka Vs Kenya Cricket From Colombo in World Cup 2011

01 Mar 2011, 13:19 IST

Sri Lanka Vs Kenya World Cup Preview : Sri Lanka started the world cup well with a huge margin of 210 runs  on Canada, But brought down by Pakistan in their second match. Sri Lanka and many cricket expersts had a unexpected defeat by Pakistan on Saturday, though it was one of fantastic game of the big cricket event.

Sri Lanka started match against Pakistan as hot favorite but unable to maintain the hype in the home ground when Pakistan’s Younis Khan and Misbah ul Haq playing a superb innings. After a good start also, Sri Lank was unable to continue it to the end losing in pathetic way.

Kenya got a stunning record against Sri Lanka in the world cup. They defeated Sri Lank by 53 runs in 2003 world cup heading into the semi finals. Kenya needs a quick recovery after two big loses in a row against two big teams. New Zealand and Pakistan crushed the Kenya and bagged a win.

Key Stats: Kenya won the only one World Cup game in 2003 which took Kenya to Semis, Other than this all games were won by Sri Lanka.

Prediction: Kenya performance is far away than expected. They Need a big miracle to win this game.


Sri Lanka (From): Upul Tharanga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara(w/c), Mahela Jayawardene, Thilan Samaraweera, Chamara Silva, Angelo Mathews, Thissara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Ajantha Mendis, Dilhara Fernando, Chamara Kapugedera, Lasith Malinga, Muttiah Muralitharan

Kenya (From): Maurice Ouma(w), Seren Waters, Collins Obuya, Steve Tikolo, Tanmay Mishra, Rakep Patel, Jimmy Kamande(c), Thomas Odoyo, Nehemiah Odhiambo, Shem Ngoche, Elijah Otieno, James Ngoche, Alex Obanda, David Obuya, Peter Ongondo

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