Peru national cricket team

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Peru
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.

History[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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