Macedonia national cricket team

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Macedonia
Flag of Macedonia.svg
Flag of Macedonia
Personnel
Captain Chenna Reddy
Coach Unknown
International Cricket Council
ICC status Non-entities (N/A)
ICC region Europe
WCL N/A
International cricket
First international Unknown
As of 15 May 2010

The Macedonia cricket team is a fledgling cricket team which represents the nation of Macedonia in International Cricket competitions.

In April 2018, the ICC granted full Twenty20 International (T20I) status to all its members. Therefore, all Twenty20 matches played between Macedonia and another international sides after 1 January 2019 will be a full T20I.[2]

Cricket was first played in Macedonia in 2007[1] by members of the country's expat communities from cricket-playing nations. Recently the game has seen an upsurge in popularity, with local people becoming more involved in the sport. Macedonia aim to gain Affiliate membership of the International Cricket Council within 3 years.[2]

Macedonia's capital Skopje will host a European Twenty20 Championship tournament from July 10–17, 2010. The national teams of Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria and Russia as well as a Croatia A team and a Cricket Board of Wales team containing players from Carmel & District Cricket Club, who are the usual hosts of the tournament.[3] This tournament will be Macedonia's debut in international cricket.

Current squad[edit]

The following table lists the players in the Macedonia squad for the 2010 European Twenty20 Championship:[4]
  • Milan Nestoroski (Captain)
  • Andrey Trydub
  • Harshendrakumar Nagaraj
  • Tony Little
  • John Bycroft
  • Rohit Jaswal
  • Wasim Mohammed
  • Stefan van der Merwe
  • Milan Shetty
  • Roy Plower
  • Ilija Tasev
  • John Spence
  • Kiril Tasev
  • Anthony Gbadamosi
  • Nikola Horwatovic
  • Jeremy Steeley
  • Bob Steinbrecher
  • Jameel Ahamed
  • Prasun Sinha
  • Somesh Kunnathuparambil
  • Prakash Kolekar
  • Chenna Reddy
  • Abhishek Srivastava

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