Kennedy Otieno bats right handedly and is a wicketkeeper in the Kenya cricket team. He has also played for teams like Aga Khan Sports Club and University of West Indies Vice Chancellor’s XI.
Kennedy Otieno played his first One day International on 18th February 1996 at Cuttack (Barabati Stadium) against India. He was the No. 2 batsman and scored 27 runs in 58 deliveries inclusive of 3 boundaries. India was victorious in this match by 7 wickets with 49 deliveries to spare. Otieno debuted in Twenty20 Internationals at Belfast (Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont) against Netherlands on 2nd August 2008. He took 1 catch in this match. He was allocated the No. 2 batting spot where he faced 13 balls and hit 13 runs which included 2 fours. Netherlands won this match by 19 runs.
Kennedy Otieno has appeared in 81 One day Internationals and in these has scored 1738 runs at a batting average of 22.57 and batting strike rate of 55.45. His highest score was 144 and he hit 10 half centuries and 2 hundreds. As a wicketkeeper, he took 41 catches and completed 14 stumpings. He took part in 4 Twenty20 Internationals wherein he faced 79 balls and scored 74 runs. He hit 2 sixes and 5 boundaries. His batting strike rate was 93.67 and batting average was 18.50. He took 2 catches.