NAIROBI GYMKHANA CLUB, NAIROBI

GYMKHANA CRICKET CLUB (NAIROBI)

Nairobi Gymkhana Club is a cricket ground and team in Nairobi, Kenya. It hosted two matches during the 2003 Cricket World Cup. The ground has a capacity of 7,000 people. It is located north of the central business district, but not far from it. The ground is the main cricket venue in the country and the only one which could in any way be described as a major ground.

The ground is home to a cricket team of the same name, which is one of the oldest cricket clubs in Kenya. Earlier the ground was called Suleman Verjee Indian Gymkhana having been donated by the Suleman Verjee family at a time when no recreational facilities of scale were available to Indians in Kenya.

 

GYMKHANA CRICKET CLUB (NAIROBI) Pitch Report

The track at the Gymkhana Club Ground is friendly towards the bowlers. Batters have struggled to get going in the first two matches and that trend is likely to continue here as well. They will need to be alert and cautious while playing their strokes.

GYMKHANA CRICKET CLUB (NAIROBI) Pitch Report

T20I Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

For bowlers ground behavior is beneficial. This field has held several games in the past and based on the outcomes of any games that have been played here, it appears that players may find it challenging to score runs on the surface. In last 4 T20I 2 match won by the side batting first and 2 by the side chasing the total.

Here are last 4 T20I matches average scores of both Innings at Nairobi Cricket Ground:

T20I Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 130 runs

T20I Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 125 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

T20 Stats

  • Total matches
    4
  • Matches won batting first
    2
  • Matches won bowling first
    2
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    129.80
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    125.30
  • Highest total recorded
    160
  • Lowest total recorded
    94
  • Highest score chased
    156
  • Lowest score defended
    101