The Namibia National Cricket Team, known as the ‘Eagles’, is the men’s cricket team that represents Namibia in international cricket events. They have played in One Day International and T20 matches. It is run by Cricket Namibia and is associated with the International Cricket Council.

Team History

The first reference to a cricket match being played in Namibia dates back to 1915 when South African soldiers played against the locals. The South Africans set up many clubs in Namibia.

In 1990, after gaining independence, Namibia won three times against the Gloucestershire County Cricket Club. It is one of the more successful times in the history of the team.

In 1994, while participating in the ICC Trophy for the first time, Namibia finished second to last ahead of Denmark.

Visiting teams Malaysia and Italy had limited success against the Namibian team with one draw and losing 3 three-day matches in total.

In 1997, Namibia participated in the ICC Trophy held in Malaysia. They finished 15th overall.

Country Namibia Namibia
Founded 1954
Coach Pierre de Bruyn

ICC Membership and Performances

In 1992, Namibian Cricket Board was granted associate membership by the International Cricket Council in 1992.

To the present day, Namibia has played 6 One Day International matches and lost all of them. Amongst the 15 First Class cricket matches played, Namibia has won 7. Namibia has also played 40 List A matches and won 14 of them.

Non-Playing Staff

Pierre de Bruyn coaches the team while Gerhard Erasmus is the team captain.

Current Squad

The 2023 squad is made up of:

Match Schedule