Turkey national cricket team

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Turkish Cricket Board
ICC status Affiliate-Member (2008)
ICC region Europe
WCL n/a
Coach Raj Chaudhuri
Captain Jonathan Clarkson
First international
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.


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.


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
  • Ali Türkmen
  • Muhammad Aasim
  • Colin Sutcliffe
  • I. Sharif
  • Syed Ateeq Ahmad
  • Christopher Wade
  • S. Haider
  • Stephen Bryant
  • K. Anwar
  • Hunnain Durrani
  • Saran Girdwood



  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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