Indonesia national cricket team

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Indonesia
Indonesiacr.gif
AssociationCricket Indonesia
Personnel
CaptainAl Amin Shehzad
International Cricket Council
ICC statusAssociate member[1] (2017)
Affiliate member (2001)
ICC regionEast Asia-Pacific
ICC Rankings Current [2] Best-ever
T20I 77th 75th (2-May-2019)
International cricket
First internationalv.  South Korea at Perth; 25 February 2002
As of 6 August 2019

The Indonesia national cricket team is the team that represents the country of Indonesia in international cricket. Cricket in Indonesia is governed by Cricket Indonesia (formerly the Indonesia Cricket Foundation). Cricket Indonesia became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2001[3] and an associate member in 2017.[1]

Cricket Indonesia is charged with the promotion and development of cricket in Indonesia, and is a member of the ICC East Asia-Pacific (EAP) development region. In 2006, the organisation announced their intention to join the Asian Cricket Council, and were originally included in the draw for the ACC Trophy, although their membership of the ACC was rejected and they did not take part in the tournament.[4]

The Indonesian national team made its international debut in 2002, at a tournament in Perth, Australia, that also included Japan and South Korea. The team's first ICC event was the 2005 EAP Cup in Vanuatu, where it placed fifth out of six teams. Indonesia has since regularly participated in EAP regional tournaments. At 2014 EAP Championship, the most recent such event, Indonesia placed seventh out of eight teams, in front of only the Cook Islands.

In April 2018, the ICC decided to grant full Twenty20 International (T20I) status to all its members. Therefore, all Twenty20 matches played between Indonesia and other ICC members after 1 January 2019 will be a full T20I.[5]

History[edit]

21st century[edit]

Since the Indonesian Cricket Foundation (now Cricket Indonesia) was formed in 2000, Indonesia have played in several regional tournaments in the East Asia-Pacific region. Including the East-Asia Pacific Challenge in 2004, and in the 2005 ICC EAP Cricket Cup.[6]

In August 2017, Indonesia won a bronze medal in the 20-over tournament in cricket at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games. They also played in the 50-over tournament, but lost all four matches (including to Myanmar, giving that country its first victory in international cricket).

Grounds[edit]

Locations of all grounds which have hosted international cricket matches within Indonesia

Tournaments[edit]

World Cricket League EAP region[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ireland and Afghanistan ICC newest full members amid wide-ranging governance reform". International Cricket Council. 22 June 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  2. ^ "ICC Rankings". International Cricket Council.
  3. ^ http://www.cricketarchive.co.uk/Archive/Countries/59.html
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 August 2006. Retrieved 7 September 2006.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "All T20 matches between ICC members to get international status". International Cricket Council. 26 April 2018. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  6. ^ ICC, Accessed 19 May 2011 at the Library of Congress Web Archives (archived 2010-08-31)
  7. ^ a b ICC, Accessed 19 May 2011 Archived 6 November 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ CricketArchive, Accessed 30 May 2011
  9. ^ ICC, Accessed 19 May 2011 Archived 8 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine

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