Turkey national cricket team
The Turkish national cricket team (Turkish: Türkiye Milli Kriket Takımı) is a fledgling team, which represents the Republic of Turkey in international cricket. They were granted affiliate status by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June 2008 and became associate member in 2017.
|International Cricket Council|
|ICC status||Associate member (2017)|
|First international||v Estonia at Corfu, Greece, 7 September 2009|
|First T20I||v Luxembourg at Moara Vlasiei Cricket Ground, Moara Vlăsiei, 29 August 2019|
|Last T20I||v Austria at Moara Vlasiei Cricket Ground, Moara Vlăsiei, 30 August 2019|
|As of 25 September 2019|
In April 2018, the ICC decided to grant full Twenty20 International (T20I) status to all its members. Therefore, all Twenty20 matches played between the Turkey and other ICC members after 1 January 2019 will be a full T20I.
In September 2009 Turkey took part in the 2009 European Cricket Championship Division 5 in Corfu, Greece. This was their first international cricket tournament. Turkey recorded their first win in international cricket against Bulgaria during the tournament, although this could not stop them finishing sixth and last.
- Cengiz Akyüz
- Hasan Alta
- Ahmet Dursak
- Ishak Eleç
- Osman Göker
- Hasan Helva
- Serdar Kansoy
- Serkan Kizilkaya
- Mehmet Koç
- Ali Köse
- Mecit Öztürk
- Mehmst Sert
- Tunahan Turan
- Ali Türkmen
- Ismet Türkmen
- Recep Ulutuna
- Tunahan Ulutuna
International Match Summary — TurkeyLast updated 31 August 2019.
|Twenty20 Internationals||4||0||4||0||0||29 August 2019|
- Highest team total: 53 (13 overs) v Romania, 29 August 2019 at Moara Vlasiei Cricket Ground, Moara Vlăsiei
- Highest individual score: 16 (27), Mehmat Sert v Romania, 29 August 2019 at Moara Vlasiei Cricket Ground, Moara Vlăsiei
- Best individual bowling figures: 2/9, Serkan Kizilkaya v Luxembourg, 29 August 2019 at Moara Vlasiei Cricket Ground, Moara Vlăsiei
T20I record versus other nations
Records complete to T20I #875. Last updated 31 August 2019.
|Opponent||M||W||L||T||NR||First match||First win|
|vs Associate Members|
|Austria||1||0||1||0||0||31 August 2019|
|Czech Republic||1||0||1||0||0||30 August 2019|
|Luxembourg||1||0||1||0||0||29 August 2019|
|Romania||1||0||1||0||0||29 August 2019|
- Highest team total: 129 all out v Czech Republic, 8 September 2009 at Corfu, Greece
- Lowest team total: 41 all out v Greece, 11 September 2009 at Corfu, Greece
- Highest individual innings: 39, Muhammad Aasim v Czech Republic, 8 September 2009 at Corfu, Greece
- Best innings bowling: 5/8, Mohammad Razak v Bulgaria, 12 September 2009 at Corfu, Greece
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- Turkey v Czech Republic at icc-europe
- Turkey v Greece at icc-europe
- Turkey v Bulgaria at icc-europe
- 'Slogging The Slavs: A Paranormal Cricket Tour from the Baltic to the Bosphorus', by Angus Bell