Bhutan national cricket team

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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 Bhutan 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 29 March 2010

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


Bhutan 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

Current squad

The following table lists the players in the Bhutan squad for the 2010 ACC Trophy Elite:3
  • Damber Gurung (Captain)
  • Kumar Subba
  • Kencho Norbu (Wk)
  • Sonam Tobgay
  • Phuntsho Wangdi
  • Dampo Dorji
  • Tandin Wangchuk
  • Lakshmi Kami
  • Sushil Luitel
  • Tshering Tashi
  • Dorji Loday
  • Sanjog Chhetri
  • Barun Wakhley


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