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Turkey
Flag of Turkey
Flag of Turkey
ICC membership granted 2008
ICC member status Affliate-Member
ICC development region Europe
World Cricket League division n/a
European Cricket Championship division 5
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 is a fledgling team, which represents Turkey in international cricket competitions. They were granted affiliate status by the International Cricket Council in June 2008.

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History

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

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

Records

  • Highest team total: 129 all out v Czech Republic, 8 September 2009 at Corfu, Greece[3]
  • Lowest team total: 41 all out v Greece, 11 September 2009 at Corfu, Greece[4]
  • Highest individual innings: 39, Muhammad Aasim v Czech Republic, 8 September 2009 at Corfu, Greece[3]
  • Best innings bowling: 5/8, Mohammad Razak v Bulgaria, 12 September 2009 at Corfu, Greece[5]

References

  • 'Slogging The Slavs: A Paranormal Cricket Tour from the Baltic to the Bosphorus', by Angus Bell
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