Hong Kong/PNG international series confirmed

Cricket PNG has confirmed the participation of Hong Kong in the 2018 Hebou International Series which will be held at Amini Park from October 1st to the 12th.

The visitors will be travelling to Port Moresby to compete in the series which will comprise of a T20 and a 50 Over Series.

The T20 Series will take place from 1-7th October, featuring the Hebou PNG Barramundis, Hong Kong and the CPNG Academy XI. Each team will play each other twice with the top two (2) teams playing off in the final on Sunday 7th October, 2018.

The three (3) match 50 Over Series will take place straight after the T20 Series between the Hebou PNG Barramundis and Hong Kong on the 9th, 10th and 12th October.   

National Coach Jow Dawes said in the twenty-twenty matches they are looking to consolidate on the progress made in Fiji in terms of structuring their game. 

Dawes added the Barramunids have struggled in the 50 over series format in recent times and the series will be an opportunity to review and improve their game plan.

Hebou PNG Barramundis and Hong Kong have had a friendly rivalry over the years and the series will be an exciting fixture to see who has the upper hand.

Carolyne Ure