Sweden national cricket team

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Sweden
The Crest of the Swedish Cricket Federation
The Crest of the Swedish Cricket Federation
ICC membership granted 1997
ICC member status Affiliate member
ICC development region Europe
World Cricket League division N/A
Captain Adnan Raza
Coach Rajan Sharma
First recorded match 13 September 1999 v Portugal at Corfu, Greece
As of 2 September 2009

The Swedish cricket team is the team that represents the country of Sweden in international cricket matches. There are currently 13 clubs playing in the national cricket league of Sweden.

They became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council in 1997.[1] They took part in the ECC Trophy, a tournament for European affiliate members on two occasions. They reached the semi-finals in 1999, but 2001 saw a downturn in fortunes and they came in last in the ten team tournament. They have recently resumed playing internationally after a several year hiatus.

2011 Championship schedule[edit]

ICC European Championship Schedule 2011:

ICC European Division 3 Championship (T20) 11–14 May, Slovenia

Participating Countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey

ICC European Division 2 Championship (T20) 20–25 June, Belgium

Participating Countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, Hellas, Isle of Man, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and Sweden (winner of Division 3)

ICC European Division 1 Championship (T20) 19–24 July, Jersey & Guernsey

Participating Countries: Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Israel, Italy, Jersey, Norway, & winner and runner up of Div 2


In September 2009 Sweden took part in the 2009 European Cricket Championship Division 5 in Corfu, Greece.

Squad[edit]

The following list contains the 14 players in Sweden's squad for the European Cricket Championship Division 1:[2]
  1. Yasir Ikram (Captain)
  2. Sandeep Sharma (Vice – Captain)
  3. Sunny Sharma
  4. Muhammad Naveed
  5. Ashik Imtiaz Razib
  6. Serge Conein
  7. Naveed Anjum
  8. Manuj Jadvest
  9. Khalid Ahmad Zahid
  10. Wakil Jalali
  11. Aman Momand
  12. Sadat Sidiqi
  13. Azam Khalil
  14. Mohammad Azam

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sweden CricketArchive page". CricketArchive. 2 September 2009. Retrieved 2 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "Sweden squad for the European Cricket Championship Division 5". European Cricket Council. 2 September 2009. Retrieved 2 September 2009. 


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