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The unfortunate decline of Kenya cricket | CricketSoccer
A sad end to one of the most promising cricketing nations.... The ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 in South Africa was being considered as a fascinating tournament in many ways. However, the world still remembers it, thanks to the dream run Kenya had in that event. They reached the last four stage, beating Test playing nations like Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh. Till date, that Steve Tikolo-led side is the only 'Associate' team to reach the semi-final of a World Cup. Well, 15 years later, the sport in this East African nation is on the verge of an extinction. Kenya no longer have the One-Day International (ODI) status. Once considered as a potential Test-playing nation, now they are languishing at ICC Division Three. In the late 90s and early 2000s, Kenya was undoubtedly the strongest Associate nation and used to feature in ICC events on a frequent basis. Unfortunately, the current national team couldn't even qualify for the last World Cup as well as the past three editions of ICC World