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Bhutan national cricket team

Bhutan
Bhutan Cricket Council Board Logo
Bhutan Cricket Council Board Logo
ICC membership granted 2001
ICC member status Affiliate member
ICC development region Asia
World Cricket League division Eight
Captain Jigme Singye
Coach Damber Gurung
First recorded match 12 June 2004 v Nepal at Kelab Aman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Note: Under 17 team played earlier in the year.)
As of July 24, 2014

The Bhutanese cricket team is the team that represents the country of Bhutan in international cricket matches.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Tournament history 1.1
      • World Cricket League 1.1.1
      • ACC Trophy 1.1.2
      • ACC Trophy Challenge 1.1.3
  • Records 2
    • Highest scores 2.1
    • Best bowling figures 2.2
  • Current squad 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

Bhutan Cricket Council Board became an affiliate member of the ICC in 2001.[1] They made their international debut at the 2004 ACC Trophy, where they made the quarter finals.

They again competed at the ACC Trophy in 2006 but were eliminated in the first round after a series of heavy defeats. Their only win came against newcomers Myanmar.

Following the 2006 ACC Trophy, the tournament was split into two divisions: Elite and Challenge. Bhutan took part in the 2009 ACC Trophy Challenge, where they were runners up. This result qualified them for the next ACC Trophy Elite as well as Division Eight of the World Cricket League.

Tournament history

World Cricket League

ACC Trophy

ACC Trophy Challenge

In December 2011 took part in the ACC Twenty20 Cup in Nepal which served as qualifier for 2012 ICC World Twenty20.[2]

Records

Statistics from Bhutan in World Cricket League matches and ACC Events

Current Squad
Name Matches Runs Wickets
Dilip Subba 11 18 14
Jigme Singye 25 359 23
Kinley Penjor 4 2 3
Lobzang Yonten 21 120 27
Manoj Adhikari 13 228 0
Phuntsho Wangdi 26 214 17
Sanjeevan Gurung 10 49 0
Sanjog Chhetri 7 31 0
Sonam Tobgay 27 444 9
Suman Pradhan 1 0 0
Suprit Pradhan 15 250 5
Tashi Tshering 10 97 0
Tenzin Wangchuk 5 25 10
Thinley Jamtsho 19 273 9
Notable former Players
Name Matches Runs Wickets
Kumar Subba 21 272 3
Tshering Dorji 21 167 0
Dampo Dorji 18 130 4
Kencho Norbu 17 121 0
Tandin Wangchuk 11 41 10
Barun Wakhley 10 33 4
Dorji Loday 8 68 13

Highest scores

Suprit Pradhan – 82 vs Suriname at Faleata Oval No. 4, Apia on 22 September 2012

Manoj Adhikari – 61 vs Suriname at KOCU Ground, Ahmadi City on 7 November 2010

Manoj Adhikari – 58 vs Bahamas at Sulabiya Ground, Kuwait City on 12 November 2010

Sonam Tobgay – 55 vs Saudi Arabia at The Padang, Singapore on 8 June 2014

Jigme Singye – 53 vs Gibraltar at KOCH Ground, Ahmadi City on 11 November 2010

Best bowling figures

Dorji Loday – 6/17 vs Burma at Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai on 17 January 2009

Tenzin Wangchuk – 6/73 vs Singapore at The Padang, Singapore on 10 June 2014

Jigme Singye – 5/23 vs Bahamas at Sulabiya Ground, Kuwait City on 12 November 2010

Dorji Loday – 5/29 vs Thailand at Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai on 19 January 2009

Dilip Subba – 4/13 vs Thailand at Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai on 19 January 2009

Current squad

The following table lists the players in the Bhutan squad for the 2014 Asian Cricket Council Elite League:[3]

References

  1. ^ Bhutan ICC membership date
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Bhutan squad

External links

  • Bhutan Cricket official site
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