Peru national cricket team

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Flag of Peru
Flag of Peru
ICC membership granted 2007
ICC member status Affiliate member
ICC development region Americas
World Cricket League division n/a
Captain Miles Buesst
Coach Blake Rutherford
First recorded match South American Championship, 1997, Opponent Brazil. First official ICC game Feb 2007 in Americas Division 3 Tournament – Opponent Turks and Caicos Islands (Eventual winners).
As of 3 February 2010

The Peru national cricket team is the team that represents the country of Peru in international cricket matches.


Peru gained affiliate membership of the International Cricket Council on 29 June 2007.[1] They have played in every edition of the South American Championships from 1997 onwards, hosting in 1999[2] and 2007.[3] They have competed in the ICC Americas Championship since 2008.

Tournament history[edit]

ICC Americas Championship[edit]

  • 2000–06: Did not participate
  • 2008: Division Three – 4th place
  • 2009: Division Three – 4th place

The future[edit]

In 2011, Peru will again take part in Division Three of the ICC Americas Championship.

Current squad[edit]

The following list contains the 15 players in Peru's squad for the 2009/10 World Cricket League Americas Division Three:
  • Miles Buesst (Captain)
  • Chris Abbott (Wk)
  • Harry Hildebrand
  • Mike Soulsby
  • Dinesh Ekanayake
  • Nadeem Ansari
  • Simon Walter
  • John Bell
  • Julian Walter
  • Manoj Rana
  • Hans de Witt
  • Paul Barnes
  • Tony Sanford


  1. ^ New members for the ICC by Andrew Nixon, 29 June 2007 at CricketEurope
  2. ^ About 1999 South American Championship by John Milton at Cricinfo
  3. ^ Guyana Masters win South American Championship by Andrew Nixon, 12 April 2007 at CricketEurope