WC 2003 - Muralitharans spell restricts Kenya to 210 for nine
Published: Monday, February 24, 2003, 22:09 [IST]
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Jayasuriya asks Kenya to take strike on winning toss
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Nairobi: Muthiah Muralitharan grabbed four for 28 as Sri Lanka kept Kenya down to 210 for nine from 50 overs in the World Cup Group B match at the Nairobi Gymkhana on Monday.Chaminda Vaas chipped in with three for 41 to become the tournament's highest wicket-taker with 12 after Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya won the toss and elected to field.Opener Kennedy Otieno was the only Kenyan batsman to make an impact, scoring 60.The Sri Lankans are seeking their fourth successive win in the tournament.Kenya has eight points from three games, including four gained after New Zealand forfeited its February 21 match for security reasons.