Guernsey cricket team
|ICC membership granted||2005|
|ICC member status||Associate member|
|ICC development region||Europe|
|World Cricket League division||Six|
|First recorded match||1957 v Jersey|
|As of 31 July 2007|
The Guernsey cricket team is the team that represents the Crown dependency of Guernsey in international cricket matches. They became an associate member of the International Cricket Council in 2008.
Guernsey has a long rivalry with fellow Channel Island Jersey playing an annual encounter against each other known as the inter-insular match. The most recent encounter in 2006 saw a 15 run victory for Guernsey, who have now won the encounter five consecutive times, although have a long way to go to match Jersey's run of ten consecutive victories from 1992 to 2001. They made their debut at the European Championship in 2006, and finished in 5th place in Division Two, the tournament being won by Norway. They will remain in Division Two in 2008.
International matches are being played by Guernsey outside the above two events also, with matches against Bermuda and Namibia in 2005, and more matches against Bermuda in 2006. Games against France and a tour of Canada are being planned for 2007.
Guernsey placed second at the 2009 Global Division Seven tournament, advancing to Division Six. In Division Six Guernsey finished 4th and therefore remained in Division Six.They came first in the Division Six tournament, advancing to 2012 ICC World Cricket League Division Five.However, they came third in the Division Five tournament, remaining in the division.
World Cricket League
- 2009 Division Seven: 2nd place
- 2009 Division Six: 3rd place
- 2011 Division Six: 1st place
- 2012 Division Five: 3rd place
- 2014 Division Five: 5th place
- 2006 Division Two : 5th place
- 2010 Division Two : 1st place
European T20 Championship
- 2011 Division One : 4th place
- 2013 Division One : 3rd place
- The following list contains the 14 players in Guernsey's squad for the 2009 ICC World Cricket League Division Seven.
- Stuart Bisson
- Benjamin Ferbrache
- Jeremy Frith
- Tom Kimber
- Ross Kneller
- Stuart Le Prevost (Captain)
- Justin Meades
- Kris Moherndl
- Luke Nussbaumer
- Matthew Oliver (Wicket-keeper)
- Blane Queripel
- Mark Renouf
- Gary Rich
- Lee Savident
Two Guernsey players have played first class cricket elsewhere. Lee Savident, who was born on the island, played for Hampshire from 1997 to 2000, and Amitava Banerjee, who played for Bengal from 1996 to 2000, prior to moving to Guernsey. Batsman Tim Ravenscroft has played for Guernsey and played Hampshire, making one List A appearance in 2011.
Performance by Guernsey's cricketers in World Cricket League matches
|Luke Le Tissier||5||25||7|
|Stuart Le Prevost||26||507||0|
|Chris van Vliet||1||0||0|
James Frith – 106 vs Suriname at King George V SG, Castel on 23 May 2009
James Frith – 101* vs Nigeria at College Field, St Peter Port on 21 May 2009
James Frith – 101 vs Malaysia at The Padang, Singapore on 5 September 2009
Lee Savident – 98* vs Cayman Islands at Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur on 13 March 2014
Ross Kneller – 86 vs Argentina at The Padang, Singapore on 21 February 2012
Best Bowling figures
James Frith – 5/8 vs Suriname at King George V SG, Castel on 23 May 2009
Jamie Nussbaumer – 5/19 vs Bahrain at The Padang, Singapore on 18 February 2012
Jamie Nussbaumer – 5/35 vs Kuwait at Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur on 20 September 2011
David Hooper – 5/47 vs Cayman Islands at The Padang, Singapore on 25 February 2012
Max Ellis – 4/12 vs Cayman Islands at Royal Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur on 6 March 2014
- "Guernsey Archive". Cricketarchives.
- "Interview with the chairman of the Guernsey Cricket Board". caughtbehind.com. 14 August 2006.
- "Guernsey squad". Cricinfo.com. Retrieved on 24 May 2009.
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