|1896 ||The first game of cricket is played in Kenya in Mombasa.
|1910-1957 ||Officials v Settlers matches held annually. Settlers win 18, Officials win 14, 5 matches end in draws.
|1912 ||The Asian Sports Association is founded to control Asian cricket in Kenya.
|1927 ||Kongonis Cricket Club founded to control European cricket in Kenya.
|1929 ||Kenya's first overseas tour.
|1933-1966 ||Asians v Europeans matches held annually. Asians win 13, Europeans 11, 6 matches end in draws.
|1950 ||The decision is made co combine cricket administration in Kenya.
Kenya Cricket Umpires Association is formed.
|1951 ||Inter-territorial matches start between Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda.
Rhodesian Stragglers tour Kenya.
|1952 ||Natal Cricket Union tour Kenya.
Pakistan C.W.C tour Kenya hosted by the Kenya Muslim Sports Association.
Kenya tour Rhodesia.
|1953 ||Kenya Cricket Association is formed. It is the first multi-racial organisation of its kind in Kenya.
|1956 ||Kenya Asians tour South Africa.
|1957 ||Sunder C.C (India) tour Kenya hosted by Kathiawar Sports Club.
MCC tour Kenya hosted by Kenya Kongonis.
|1958 ||South African non-Europeans tour Kenya hosted by the Asian Sports association.
|1960 ||The two racial bodies cease to have representation on the KCA board. It is now run by members irrespective of race.
|1966 ||East African Cricket Conference established.
East Africa becomes an Associate member of the ICC.
|1966-1980 ||The Robert Menzies Cup is contested between Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia. Kenya wins 9 times, Zambia 4, Uganda and Tanzania 1 each.
|1967 ||Kenya draws with India.
|1975 ||Kenya provides 7 out of 14 members of the East African team that plays in its first world Cup. They are the first non-Test side to compete in the event, but go out in the first round.
|1979 ||Kenya competes in the ICC trophy as part of East Africa. Again, they are eliminated in the first round.
|1981 ||Kenya breaks away from East Africa Cricket Conference.
|1982 ||Kenya competes as a separate entity in the ICC Trophy, reaching round 1.
|1986 ||Kenya plays its debut First Class match losing to Pakistan B.
Kenya reaches first round of the ICC Trophy.
|1990 ||Kenya reaches the semi finals of the ICC Trophy played in Holland.
|1991 ||Lancashire CC tour Kenya.
|1992 ||Gloucestershire CC tour Kenya
Kenya beat Zimbabwe in a 50 overs match in Nairobi.
|1993 ||Kenya loses a 50-over match to India by 47 runs.
Natal Province (South Africa) tour Kenya.
MCC tour Kenya.
|1994 ||Kenya hosts the 5th ICC Trophy and reach the finals qualifying for the 1996 World Cup.
Transvaal and border Provinces from South Africa tour Kenya.
Kenya host tri-nations tournament against UAE and the Netherlands. Kenya loses to The Netherlands in the final, is unbeaten v UAE and records a win and a loss against the Dutch in the round-robin.
|1995 ||Kenya tour Bangladesh.
A Kenyan development team take part in the Africa Zone 6 tournament for the Confederations cup in Tanzania. Kenya beat Tanzania in the final.
India A tour Kenya for a 5-match One Day series in August. India A win 4-1.
Kenya tour South Africa and play their first Day-Night match. The last match v Northern Transvaal is televised live in Kenya.
Steve Tikolo stays in border as Kenya's first professional cricketer.
The Netherlands tour for a 4 match One Day series in December. Kenya wins 4-0.
|1996 ||Kenya's debut World Cup performance bring their first upset win against a Test nation defeating The West Indies in Pune by 73 runs. Kenya also record the highest score against eventual winners Sri Lanka.
In September, Kenya hosts the 4-nation Sameer Group tournament involving Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka as well as the hosts.
|1997 ||March sees Kenya again lose the finals of the ICC Trophy, but again it is enough to qualify for the 1999 World Cup.
Kenya is accredited with official ODI status along with Bangladesh in July.
Northern Transvaal and New Zealand tour Kenya.
Play a tri-series v Zimbabwe and Bangladesh losing in the final to Zimbabwe.
|1998 ||Playing in the Coke tri-nations series in India, Kenya record their second win against Test competition beating the hosts by 69 runs. Steve Tikolo is named Man of the Series.
Bow out in the first round of the Commonwealth Games in September.
Kenya Breweries come on board as a sponsor in a 5 year deal that allows the first Player Contracts and heralds the onset of professionalism in the game in Kenya.
|1999 ||MCC tour Kenya losing a 4 match One Day series 4-0.
Kenya competes in a tri-series against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe losing the final to Zimbabwe.
Kenya's second appearance in the World Cup ends in the first round with no wins.
Kenya hosts the ICC Development Committee meeting in Nairobi in July.
October sees Kenya host the 4-nation LG tournament v India, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
|2000 ||In April Kenya win the Developing Nations Tournament in Zimbabwe.
Nairobi hosts the ICC Trophy.
Pakistan A play a 5-match One Day series against Kenya with Kenya winning 4-1.
Karnatka State tour Kenya losing a One-Day series 4-1 to the hosts.
|2001 ||Sri Lanka A tour Kenya in January drawing a 4 day game in Nairobi.
West Indies tour Kenya playing 2 3-Day games. West Indies win 1, the other is drawn.
Kenya plays Mumbai and Baroda (India) in a tri-series winning the final v Mumbai.
Play a tri-series in October v South Africa and India. Kenya records their second win against India in a group match.
Zimbabwe A tour Kenya. Kenya wins the 3-day series 1-0 and the one day series 3-2 fielding an A side in the last 2 games having gone 3-0 up.
|2002 ||Tour Sri Lanka in January losing a 4-day series 3-0 to Sri Lanka A, but winning the One Day series 2-1.
March sees the MCC visit Kenya to be handed a 5-0 whitewash by the hosts.
In April, Kenya beat Sri Lanka A in the 6 team Emerging Nations tournament. Other teams to take part are Zimbabwe A, The Netherlands, Canada and Namibia.
June brings a Dubai CLS team to Kenya for a series against a Kenya development XI
July-August, Punjab tour Kenya losing a 4-day match to the hosts.
Bangladesh A tours Kenya drawing a 3-day match and Kenya winning the One day series 3-0.
Pakistan chose Kenya to host the P.S.O tri nation's tournament which also includes Australia.
Kenya plays in the Champion's trophy, but exit in the first round.
Namibia tour Kenya in November, Kenya winning the One Day series 3-1.
Kenya tour Zimbabwe in December losing the One Day series 2-0.
|2003 ||A watershed year for Kenyan cricket. Kenya cause a sensation by reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup beating Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, all Test Teams, along the way. Kenya also hosts a World Cup match v Sri Lanka in Nairobi and loses the opportunity when New Zealand pull out due to dubious safety concerns.
Player strikes over pay, or lack of it, mark the latter half of the year as tension that has been brewing for several months comes to a head.
Kenya loses all games in the Sharjah tri-nations v Pakistan and Zimbabwe.
Uganda's Under 19 team knocks Kenya out of the World Cup qualifiers in the semi-finals.
Sri Lanka A tour Kenya in October winning a One day series 5-0.
Kenya makes their first appearance at the Hong Kong Sixes going out in the first round.
|2004 ||Kenya exit in the first round of the Champions Trophy.
Disputes between players and clubs on the one side and the KCA on the other escalate.
An under strength Kenyan side lose in the semi-finals of the Intercontinental Cup.
|2005 ||Kenya holds a successful tour of Zimbabwe.
Kenya finishes runners up in the Intercontinental Cup losing to Ireland in the final.
The player dispute reaches a head with the provinces and clubs all joining the fray against the KCA. In January, the government intervene dissolving the KCA and trying to replace it with Cricket Kenya in February. Court wrangles drag this out for almost a year.
In June, Kenya is stripped of its automatic ODI status effective the 2009 World Cup Qualifying tournament. However, Kenya is named as one of the 6 High Performance Program countries which carries with it ODI status until that event.
|2006 ||Feb/March Kenya under the stewardship of Cricket Kenya tour Zimbabwe drawing the One Day series 2-2
A March tour to Bangladesh ends in a 4-0 whitewash by the hosts.
Kenya has a poor Intercontinental Cup drawing with The Netherlands and Bermuda and Losing to Canada.
July sees Kenya record their first ODI series win, beating Canada 2-0 in Toronto.
A second whitewash by Bangladesh in Nairobi ends 3-0.
Kenya tours Uganda beating an under strength side 3-0 in One Dayers and 1-0 in a 3 day match.
Kenya win their first home ODI series defeating Bermuda at the newly ODI accredited MSC.
Kenya women's team fail to qualify for the World Cup coming last in the Africa Zone qualifying tournament.
Cricket Kenya signs 2 major sponsorship deals with Ihsan Sports and Nimbus.
|2007 ||Kenya host and win an ODI triangular tournament against Canada and Scotland.
Bermuda tour Kenya. They draw a two match one-day series against Uganda, lose all three ODIs, and lose the Intercontinental Cup match.
Canada tour Kenya. They lose the Intercontinental Cup match and both ODIs.
Kenya host and win the first World Cricket League Division One tournament, beating Scotland in the final.
Kenya host a triangular one-day tournament also involving India A and Sri Lanka A. India A beat Sri Lanka A in the final. Prior to the tournament, India A beat Kenya by an innings in two first-class matches.
Kenya host a quadrangular Twenty20 tournament also involving Pakistan, Bangladesh and Uganda. Pakistan win the tournament and Kenya lose all their matches.
Kenya play in the World Cup in the West Indies. Their only win in the first round comes against Canada.
Kenya play in the first World Twenty20 in South Africa. They lose their first round matches against New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
|2008 ||Kenya host the East African Women's Championship and lose to Uganda in the final.
Kenya host a triangular ODI series also involving Ireland and Zimbabwe. Four games are washed out, with Kenya and Zimbabwe sharing the trophy. Prior to the tournament, Kenya lost to Ireland by an innings in the Intercontinental Cup.
In Intercontinental Cup matches at Sharjah, Kenya lose to Namibia and beat the UAE.
Kenya tour England. They beat Guernsey by 72 runs at Hove, and only lost one match on the tour.
Kenya finish fourth at the World Twenty20 Qualifier in Belfast, just missing out on qualification for the World Twenty20.
A rain affected tour of Scotland by Kenya, with all four days of the Intercontinental Cup match and both ODIs being washed out.
Kenya tour the Netherlands. They win the Intercontinental Cup match by an innings and lose the ODI.
Kenya tour Ireland. They lose the first ODI before the last two are washed out.
Kenya tour South Africa, losing both ODIs.
|2009 ||Zimbabwe tour Kenya, winning all five ODIs.
Kenya host and win the Women's African Championship.
Kenya finish fourth at the World Cup Qualifier in South Africa.
Kenya tour Ireland. They draw the Intercontinental Cup match before losing all three ODIs.
Kenya tour Canada. They win the Intercontinental Cup match and lose the first ODI before the rest of the tour is washed out.
Kenya tour Zimbabwe. They lose the Intercontinental Cup match against a Zimbabwe XI before losing the ODI series 4-1.
|2010 ||Kenya host and win a Twenty20 triangular series against Scotland and Uganda.
Kenya play in the World Twenty20 Qualifier in the UAE. They fail to progress past the first round, their only win coming against Canada.
The Netherlands tour Kenya. The two match ODI series is drawn and Kenya win the Intercontinental Cup match.
Kenya finish last in Division One of the World Cricket League in the Netherlands, losing all their matches.
Afghanistan tour Kenya. They win the Intercontinental Cup match and Kenya win the ODI series 2-1.
Kenya host the African regional qualifiers for the Women's World Cup. South Africa beat Zimbabwe in the final, whilst Kenya finish fourth.
Uganda tour Kenya, losing the three match one-day series 2-1.
The UAE tour Kenya, losing all four one-day matches.
|2011 ||The UAE tour Kenya. They win the Intercontinental Cup match, and the two match one-day series is drawn.
Kenya take part in their fifth consecutive World Cup. They lose all six of their first round matches.
Kenya, fielding their Under-19 team, finish third in the African Twenty20 Championship.
Kenya tour the Netherlands. The Intercontinental Cup match is washed out and they lose the two ODIs.