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The Lesotho national cricket team is the team that represents the Kingdom of Lesotho in international cricket. They became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2001[3] and an associate member in 2017.[1] They made their official international debut at Division Three of the Africa Region of the ICC World Cricket League in April 2006, where they came last in the eight team tournament.

Flag of Lesotho
CaptainSameer Patel
International Cricket Council
ICC statusAssociate member[1] (2017)
ICC regionAfrica
ICC Rankings Current [2] Best-ever
T20I 80th 80th
International cricket
First international10 June 2005 v Mozambique at Maseru, Lesotho
As of 3 May 2019

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

Current SquadEdit

  • Chachole Tlali (wk)
  • Sarfaraj Patel
  • Ayaj Patel
  • Ts'episo Chaoana
  • Sameer Patel (c)
  • Maaz Khan
  • Shakhele Ramataboe
  • Mtimkhulu Leporoporo
  • Thabiso Mohapi
  • Riaz Suleman
  • Suleman Seth
  • Thamae Thamae (wk)
  • Ajaz Patel
  • Chitja Lenyatsa


  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. ^ "ICC Rankings". International Cricket Council.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "All T20 matches between ICC members to get international status". International Cricket Council. 26 April 2018. Retrieved 1 September 2018.