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The Gambian national cricket team is the team that represents the Republic of The Gambia in international cricket. They became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2002[2] and an associate member in 2017.[1] Their international debut came at the African affiliate championship in 2004 where they finished sixth. In 2006 they played in the equivalent tournament, Division Three of the African qualifiers for the ICC World Cricket League, this time finishing in seventh place.[3]

Gambia
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Flag of Gambia
Personnel
CaptainPrince Johnson
International Cricket Council
ICC statusAssociate member[1] (2017)
ICC regionAfrica
International cricket
First international21 March 2004 v Malawi at Willowmoore Park, Benoni, South Africa
As of 31 July 2007

In April 2018, the ICC decided to grant full Twenty20 International (T20I) status to all its members. Therefore, all Twenty20 matches played between Gambia and other ICC members after 1 January 2019 will be a full T20I.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ireland and Afghanistan ICC newest full members amid wide-ranging governance reform". International Cricket Council. 22 June 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  2. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive".
  3. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive".
  4. ^ "All T20 matches between ICC members to get international status". International Cricket Council. 26 April 2018. Retrieved 1 September 2018.