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Chilean cricket team

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The Chilean cricket team is the team that represents the country of Chile in international cricket matches.

History

Cricket was first played in the country in 1829 and the first club, the [1]

Interest in the game had waned after the Second World War, and Chile did not become a member of the [2].

Their first international engagement as an ICC affiliate member was the Division Three tournament of the ICC Americas Championship, played in Suriname in February 2006. The Chileans finished in third place, their only win coming against Brazil.

The February 2008 edition of the Division 3 tournament was held in Argentina. Chile defeated Belize, Turks & Caicos Islands and Peru only to lose to Brazil. Chile finished the tournament second due to net run rate.

Tournament history

ICC Americas Championship

  • 2006: 3rd place (Division Three)
  • 2008: 2nd place
  • 2009: 3rd place

Current squad

The following list contains the 13 players in Chile's squad for the 2011/12 World Cricket League Americas Division Three:
  • Simon Shalders (Captain)
  • Ian Walker
  • Jean Pierre Le Fort
  • Tristan Bradbrook
  • Guy Hooper
  • John Fecci
  • Pablo Meijas
  • Stephen Foot
  • Cristóbal Castillo
  • Joseph Williams (Wk)
  • Christian Eyzaguirre
  • Tommy Dawes
  • Jim Scarborough
  • Mike Meade

Craig Andrews ( National Coach )

External links

  • Official Site
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