Bulgaria national cricket team

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Bulgaria
Flag of Bulgaria
Flag of Bulgaria
ICC membership granted 2008
ICC member status Affiliate-Member
ICC development region Europe
World Cricket League division n/a
Captain Saif–ur-Rehman
Coach Ludmil Trenev
First recorded match Yet to play representative cricket
As of 1 August 2007

The Bulgarian Cricket Team is a fledgling team which represents the nation of Bulgaria in International Cricket competitions.

The game is well supported by ex-pats from the United Kingdom, and is becoming more popular with the locals. There are teams in the capital, Sofia, and also in the city of Varna on the Black Sea.

They were granted affiliate status in June 2008 by the ICC.

Bulgaria took part in a European Twenty20 tournament held by Carmel & District Cricket Club in July 2009.

Tournament History

European Cricket Championship

  • 2009: 4th place (Division Five)

Euro Twenty-20

  • 2010: 3rd place

The future

Bulgaria will play in the ICC European Division 3 Championship, to be held from 14–17 June 2012.1

Current squad

The following table lists the players in the Bulgaria squad for the 2010 European Twenty20 Championship:2
  • saif rehman(Captain)
  • Vikram Tewatia
  • Prakash Mishra
  • Rajab Ali Khan
  • Ivailo Katzarski
  • Grant Baben
  • Georgi Velinov
  • Masseeh Dlir
  • Vladimir Ruskov
  • Henry Rowlands
  • Mushtaq Lone
  • Tim Buiserete
  • Tsoneo Savekov
  • Danail Trenev

References

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







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