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List of current first-class cricket teams

This is a list of current first-class cricket teams, organised first by country and then alphabetically. For a clear explanation of first-class status, see first-class cricket. Where a team plays at more than one home ground, only their main ground is listed here.

Contents

AfghanistanEdit

National team: Afghanistan national cricket team1
From February 2017, Afghanistan domestic matches are granted first-class status. This will take effect in the next season of the Ahmad Shah Abdali tournament in September 2017. Afghanistan has six domestic teams that play in first-class and T20 competitions. They do not have a 50 over tournament.

Name Home ground Reference
Amo Region n/a
Band-e-Amir Region n/a
Boost Region n/a
Kabul Green Kabul National Cricket Stadium, Kabul
Mis Ainak Region n/a
Speen Ghar Region n/a

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup or when playing against Test nations.

AustraliaEdit

BangladeshEdit

England and WalesEdit

National team: England cricket team [9]

Name Home ground Reference
County teams
Derbyshire County Cricket Club County Ground, Derby [10]
Durham County Cricket Club Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street [11]
Essex County Cricket Club County Cricket Ground, Chelmsford [12]
Glamorgan County Cricket Club SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff [13]
Gloucestershire County Cricket Club County Cricket Ground, Bristol [14]
Hampshire County Cricket Club Rose Bowl, Southampton [15]
Kent County Cricket Club St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury [16]
Lancashire County Cricket Club Old Trafford, Manchester [17]
Leicestershire County Cricket Club Grace Road, Leicester [18]
Middlesex County Cricket Club Lord's, London [19]
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club County Ground, Northampton [20]
Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club Trent Bridge, Nottingham [21]
Somerset County Cricket Club County Ground, Taunton [22]
Surrey County Cricket Club The Kia Oval, London [23]
Sussex County Cricket Club County Cricket Ground, Hove [24]
Warwickshire County Cricket Club Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham [25]
Worcestershire County Cricket Club New Road, Worcester [26]
Yorkshire County Cricket Club Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds [27]
University teams
Cambridge University Cricket Club Fenner's, Cambridge Cambridge University Cricket Club
Oxford University Cricket Club University Parks, Oxford Oxford University Cricket Club
MCCU teams
Cambridge MCC University Fenner's, Cambridge
Cardiff MCC University Cardiff MCC University
Durham MCC University The Racecourse, Durham Durham MCC University
Leeds/Bradford MCC Universities Weetwood Sports Ground Leeds/Bradford MCC Universities
Loughborough MCC University Haslegrave Ground, Loughborough Loughborough MCC University
Oxford MCC University University Parks, Oxford
Other team(s)
Marylebone Cricket Club Lord's, London MCC

IndiaEdit

National team: India national cricket team [28]

Name Home ground Reference
Ranji Trophy teams
Andhra Cricket Association Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Vishakhapatnam
Assam Cricket Association Nehru Stadium, Guwahati
Baroda Cricket Association Moti Bagh Stadium, Vadodara

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Bengal Cricket Association Eden Gardens, Kolkata [1]
Bihar Cricket Association Moin-ul-Haq Stadium, Patna
Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangh Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Naya Raipur
Delhi & District Cricket Association Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi [30]
Goa Cricket Association Dr R Prasad Stadium, Margao [31]
Gujarat Cricket Association Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Haryana Cricket Association Chaudhary Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium, Rohtak
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
Hyderabad Cricket Association Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad [32]
Jammu and Kashmir Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium, Srinagar
Jharkhand Cricket Association Keenan Stadium, Jamshedpur
Karnataka State Cricket Association M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore [33]
Kerala Cricket Association Fort Maidan, Palakkad
Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association Holkar Stadium, Indore
Maharashtra Cricket Association Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Mumbai Cricket Association Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai [34]
Orissa Cricket Association Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Punjab Cricket Association Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali [2]
Railways Sports Promotion Board Karnail Singh Stadium, Delhi
Cricket Association of Telangana Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Telangana
Rajasthan Cricket Association KL Saini Ground, Jaipur [3]
Saurashtra Cricket Association Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground, Rajkot
Services Cricket Association Palam A Ground, Model Sports Complex, Delhi
Tamil Nadu Cricket Association M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai [35]
Tripura Cricket Association Maharaja Bir Bikram College Stadium, Agartala [36]
Uttar Pradesh K. D. Singh Babu Stadium, Lucknow
Vidarbha Cricket Association VCA Ground, Nagpur

Notes:
1 Rest of India (in the Irani Trophy), India A, and various President's XIs are also adjudged first-class.
2 Makeshift zonal teams are also made and guest teams like England lions also play.

IrelandEdit

Ireland's Inter-Provincial Championship received first-class status in October 2016 from the ICC. The first-class status for the matches came into effect with the 2017 Inter-Provincial Championship.[4][5]

National team: Ireland cricket team

Name Home ground City
Interprovincial teams
Leinster Lightning Malahide Cricket Club Ground
Clontarf Cricket Club Ground
Dublin
Northern Knights Stormont Cricket Ground Belfast
North West Warriors Bready Cricket Ground Magheramason, near Derry, Strabane

New ZealandEdit

PakistanEdit

South AfricaEdit

Sri LankaEdit

West IndiesEdit

ZimbabweEdit

Countries with international first-class cricketEdit

The following countries play first-class cricket as an international team in certain circumstances.

Hong KongEdit

National team: Hong Kong national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

NamibiaEdit

National team: Namibia national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup and in the South African SAA Provincial Challenge against South African first-class teams.

NetherlandsEdit

National team: Netherlands national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

Papua New GuineaEdit

National team: Papua New Guinea national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

ScotlandEdit

National team: Scotland national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup or when playing against Ireland or English first-class county teams.

United Arab EmiratesEdit

National team: United Arab Emirates national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

Former first-class cricket teamsEdit

BermudaEdit

National team: Bermuda national cricket team[50]

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

CanadaEdit

National team: Canada national cricket team[51]1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

Cayman IslandsEdit

National team: Cayman Islands national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

KenyaEdit

National team: Kenya national cricket team [52]1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup and against touring first-class teams.

MalaysiaEdit

National team: Malaysia national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

NepalEdit

National team: Nepal national cricket team1

Note:
1first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

UgandaEdit

National team: Uganda national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

United States of AmericaEdit

National team: United States national cricket team1

Note:
1 first-class only when playing in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ India, Nerve - News and Analysis of. "Cricket Association Of Bengal". www.nerve.in.
  2. ^ "Punjab Cricket Association". Punjab Cricket Association.
  3. ^ "Rajasthan Cricket Association". Rajasthan Cricket Association. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Ireland domestic competition awarded first-class status". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Ireland's Inter-Provincial Championship awarded first-class status". BBC Sport. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Zimbabwe". Cricinfo.