Innocent Kaia

  • D.O.B.: 08/10/1992
  • Player Type: Batting All-Rounder (Spin)
  • Placed: Fordhouses CC
  • Nationality: Zimbabwean
  • Playing Role: Right-handed Top Order Batsman and Right-arm Leg Spin
  • Coaching qualifications: Cricket South Africa Level 1 (ECB Level 2 Equivalent)
  • Current teams: Zimbabwe, Mountaineers
  • Entry route: International Sportspersons Visa
  • Available: April to September

Innocent is a talented batting allrounder playing first class cricket in Zimbabwe for the Mountaineers cc.He has been part of the Zimbabwe national youth squads at under 13,14,16 and under 19 levels.In 2014 he was selected to play in the Zimbabwe national academy and also selected to play for the Zimbabwe board X1 for games against Kenya,Namibia and South Africa.

A gifted stroke player with a great variation of strokes all around the wicket. He is also a useful leg spin bowler with excellent control. He is a keen and active coach eager to get involved with all aspects of club life. He was selected for Zimbabwe’s 2021 tour of Scotland.

He has had 3 previous seasons in the UK in 2015/2016/2021. Playing for Worcester Nomads CC (2015/16) where he has had excellent success. In his first season in 2015 he scored 740 runs at 37 and took 35 wickets at 20 and has returned this summer and has fired his club to the top of the Worcestershire premier league and to date has scored 1172 runs at 65 and took 36 wickets. He has returned to the Uk again this season to play for Whittington CC in the Staffordshire league where he has been brutal scoring 1212 runs at 67.33 with 5 hundreds and also chipped in with 27 wickets. He is looking to return for the 2022 season and represents a high class option for any club.

Team Season Matches Innings Runs
Whittington CC 2021 23* 22 1212
HS Average Wickets Average Best Bowling
141 67.33 27 25.81 4-42
Team Season Matches Innings Runs
Worcester Nomads CC 2016 21  21  1172
HS Average Wickets Average Best Bowling
142 65.11 36  15.75 4/8
Team Season Matches Innings Runs
 Worcester Nomads CC 2015 21 21 740
HS Average Wickets Average Best Bowling
 138 37.00 35 20.63 4/9