- Kenya national cricket team 1998 - present
Jimmy Kamande is a right handed batsman and a right arm offbreak bowler who plays for Kenyan cricket team. He has also played for Nairobi Gymkhana.
Kamande debuted in One day International cricket on 15th May 1999 at Taunton against Zimbabwe. In this match, he did not get an opportunity to bat. He bowled 9 overs, none of which were maidens, conceded 38 runs and could not take any wicket. Zimbabwe won this match by 5 wickets with 54 balls to spare. Kamande played his first Twenty20 International on 1st September 2007 at Nairobi Gymkhana against Bangladesh. In this match, he batted at the No. 7 position, scored 6 runs after facing 6 deliveries and was stumped by Mushfiqur Rahim off the bowling of Abdur Razzak. Kamande bowled 3 overs, none of which were maiden, conceded 21 runs and took 1 wicket. Bangladesh won the match by 5 wickets with 14 deliveries to spare.
Kamande played in 55 One day internationals and bowled 1643 deliveries, conceded 1316 runs and took 31 wickets. His bowling average was 42.51 and economy rate 4.81. He scored 597 runs with 68 as his highest score and a batting average of 16.58 while strike rate of 59.46. He participated in 8 Twenty20 Internationals in which he bowled 120 deliveries, conceded 132 runs and took 8 wickets. His bowling average was 16.50 while economy rate 6.60. He has scored 41 runs with 14 as his highest score.
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