Turkey national cricket team

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Turkey
Turkish Cricket Board
Turkish Cricket Board
ICC membership granted 2008
ICC member status Affiliate-Member
ICC development region Europe
World Cricket League division n/a
Captain Jonathan Clarkson
Coach Raj Chaudhuri
First recorded match 7 September 2009 v Estonia at Corfu, Greece
As of 2 September 2009

The Turkish national cricket team (Turkish: Türkiye Milli Kriket Takımı) is a fledgling team, which represents Turkey in international cricket competitions. They were granted affiliate status by the International Cricket Council in June 2008.

History[edit]

In September 2009 Turkey took part in the 2009 European Cricket Championship Division 5 in Corfu, Greece. This was their first international cricket tournament. Turkey recorded their first win in international cricket against Bulgaria[1] during the tournament, although this could not stop them finishing sixth and last.

Squad[edit]

The following list contains the 14 players in Turkey's squad for the European Cricket Championship Division 5:[2]
  • Jonathan Clarkson (Captain)
  • Hüseyin Şener Şen
  • Mubashir Khan
  • Athar Imran Opal
  • Mohammad Razak
  • Abdul Hamid Chohan
  • Muhammad Aasim
  • Colin Sutcliffe
  • Imran Sharif
  • Syed Ateeq Ahmad
  • Christopher Wade
  • Sajjad Haider
  • Stephen Bryant
  • Hunnain Durrani
  • Saran Girdwood

Records[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.icc-europe.org/DATABASE/ARTICLES/articles/000052/005231.shtml
  2. ^ "Turkey squad for the European Cricket Championship Division 5". European Cricket Council. 2 September 2009. Retrieved 2 September 2009. 
  3. ^ a b Turkey v Czech Republic at icc-europe
  4. ^ Turkey v Greece at icc-europe
  5. ^ Turkey v Bulgaria at icc-europe
  • 'Slogging The Slavs: A Paranormal Cricket Tour from the Baltic to the Bosphorus', by Angus Bell

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