Welcome to Cricket Peru!

Welcome to the award-winning, official website of Cricket Peru containing everything you need to know about cricket in, for and against Peru.

Cricket has been played in Peru for over 150 years, at the splendid Lima Cricket & Football Club, and is now undergoing resurgence as a recently-admitted Affiliate Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and a founder member of Cricket South America, along with Argentina, Brazil and Chile.

We currently boast:

  • A long-established outdoor season running from January to April which includes:
    • A thriving domestic Twenty20 Competition
    • Numerous ‘friendly’ matches, ideal for the occasional cricketer to hone his skills
    • Visits by touring teams, keen to enjoy Lima’s hospitality and Peru’s tourist attractions
  • Schools Cricket :
    • Both boys and girls from age 9 upwards
    • A new cricket facility at Cambridge School, Chorrillos
    • A new artificial pitch and net at Markham College, Miraflores

So, there are lots of opportunities to play, umpire, score, coach or just spectate, at the level which suits you.  If you would like to get involved, please don’t hesitate to get in touch using the details below.  You will be made most welcome … and you could be an international athlete, before you know it!

News

  • The 2014 season is here!:The 2014 cricket season is upon us and the pre-season fixtures have whet the appetite for an action-packed league campaign. Peru competed in the Amistad Cup in Brazil and the Indian sides have been holding significant off-season training.
  • A summer of cricket for hundreds of Peruvian children:Cricket Peru is currently coaching around 200 young Peruvians the skills, culture and ethos of cricket at the Lima Cricket and Football Club’s Academia de Verano. The Cricket Peru Development Officer, along with rising youth star, Diego de la Puente, are teaching children between the ages of 7 and 14.
  • Cricket Perú host Ambassador’s Cup competition:On Sunday the 15th of December Cricket Peru hosted an “international” 11-a-side 10 over cricket competition played at Lima Cricket and Football Club. Teams representing the Indian, South African, UK and Australian embassies and led by their respective diplomatic envoys vied for the coveted Indian Ambassador’s Cup.