Uruguay national cricket team

Uruguay national cricket team

Infobox non test cricket team
country_name = Uruguay

image_caption = Flag of Uruguay
icc_member_year = n/a
icc_status = Non-member
icc_region = Americas
current_captain = n/a
WCL_division = n/a
regional_tournament = ICC Americas Championship
regional_tournament_division = n/a
first_match = 1868 v Argentina
world_ranking = n/a
regional_ranking = n/a
asofdate = 1 August 2007

The Uruguay national cricket team was the team that represented the county of Uruguay in international cricket matches. They mainly played against regional rivals Argentina, playing them 29 times between 1868 and World War II, winning on six occasions. [ [http://www.cricinfo.com/link_to_database/NATIONAL/ICC_MEMBERS/ARG/HISTORY.html Cricket in Argentina] at Cricinfo]

As of September 2001, cricket had not been played in Uruguay for twenty years, but at that point, the Uruguay Cricket Association was formed to attempt to gain recognition from the International Cricket Council. The ICC's regional development sent three Kanga cricket sets to British administered schools in Montevideo. [ [http://content-uk.cricinfo.com/ci/content/story/110760.html Off The Beaten Track: Nepal, Micronesia, Swaziland, Uruguay] by Mahendra Mapagunaratne, 27 September 2001 at Cricinfo]


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