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GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (AP) - Canada reached 199 all out against Kenya in Group C's opening World Cup match Wednesday, with a free-scoring start pulled in by a frugal spin attack.
Geoff Barnett led with 41 off 50 balls, opening the batting by belting balls around the Beausejour Cricket Stadium and taking advantage of the fast outfield. He hit nine boundaries - five of them in the 14th over off Nehemiah Odhiambo.
Canada got 20 runs off that over, but Barnett was gone two balls later, lofting a catch to Tanmay Mishra at deep mid-wicket as he went for another boundary.
The introduction of spinners Hiren Varaiya and Jimmy Kamande slowed Canada's run rate and it never really regained momentum after Barnett's departure.
Varaiya returned 1-19, including three maidens. Kamande took 2-25 and captain Steve Tikolo finished with 2-34.
Australia played Scotland in the other game Wednesday.
 
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