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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 an 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
  • Junior Cricket :
    • Both boys and girls from age 9 upwards
    • Training sessions in Magdalena del Mar, Pueblo Libre, Jesús Maria, Lince, Chacarilla de Otero, San Juan de Lurigancho, Villa Maria de Triunfo, and at the Estadio Nacional
    • A cricket facility at Cambridge School, Chorrillos
    • An artificial pitch and net at Markham College, Miraflores
    • International tournaments at Under-13 and Under-17 level.
  • Women’s Cricket:
    • The Vicuñas are the Peruvian Women’s national team, and they have now competed in four South American Championships, starting in Brasilia in 2011.

So, there are numerous 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!



  • Trials, Tribulations & Triumphs - Cricket Development in a Developing Country:It has been nearly two and a half years since I started cricket development in Lima, Peru. A lot of people ask me, “How on earth did you get that gig?”, with an incredulous look on their face. To be honest, I sometimes forget that this whole journey started off with an email … that I never thought I’d get a response to.
  • Magdalena Junior T-Cricket Tournament - Saturday, 28th May, 2016:Cricket Peru’s first - and certainly not last - female Development Volunteer, Samantha Hickman, has continued to play a vital role in the growth of the junior game in Lima, since her arrival in January. Here is her latest report from the trenches, in the aftermath of the largest junior tournament yet staged in Peru.
  • Summer Report from Cricket Peru Development Volunteer:Samantha Hickman arrived in Lima from Australia in January this year, in order to assist Cricket Peru’s Development Officer, Steve Hallet, with the Development Programme. A keen cricketer, Sam has been playing in the National T20 Championship, as well as coaching junior cricket in various locations around Lima. Here is a summary of her activities since arriving.