Macedonia national cricket team

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Macedonia
Flag of Macedonia
Flag of Macedonia
ICC membership granted N/A
ICC member status Non-entities
ICC development region Europe
World Cricket League division N/A
Captain Chenna Reddy
Coach Unknown
First recorded match Unknown
As of 15 May 2010

The Macedonia cricket team is a fledgling cricket team which represents the nation of Macedonia in International Cricket competitions.

Cricket was first played in Macedonia in 2007[1] by members of the countries expat communities from cricket playing nations. Recently the game has seen an upsurge in popularity, with local people becoming more involved in the sport. Macedonia aim to have Affiliate membership of the International Cricket Council within 3 years.[2]

Macedonia's capital Skopje will host a European Twenty20 Championship tournament from July 10–17, 2010. The national teams of Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria and Russia as well as a Croatia A team and a Cricket Board of Wales team containing players from Carmel & District Cricket Club, who are the usual hosts of the tournament.[3] This tournament will be Macedonia's debut in international cricket.

Current squad[edit]

The following table lists the players in the Macedonia squad for the 2010 European Twenty20 Championship:[4]
  • Chenna Reddy (Captain)
  • Andrey Trydub
  • Harshendrakumar Nagaraj
  • Tony Little
  • John Bycroft
  • Rohit Jaswal
  • Wasim Mohammed
  • Stefan van der Merwe
  • Milan Shetty
  • Roy Plower
  • Ilija Tasev
  • John Spence
  • Kiril Tasev
  • Anthony Gbadamosi
  • Nikola Horwatovic
  • Jeremy Steeley
  • Bob Steinbrecher
  • Jameel Ahamed
  • Prasun Sinha
  • Somesh Kunnathuparambil
  • Prakash Kolekar
  • Milan Nestoroski
  • Abhishek Srivastava

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