Barras to tour Hong Kong after Namibia

The event is part of the round robin league matches between the eight participating teams; Ireland, Afghanistan, Scotland, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Netherlands and Namibia. They are all vying for a chance to get into the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 and subsequently to qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.

Hong Kong has named their squad yesterday for the upcoming match while Papua New Guinea Hebou Barramundis is looking to maintain their team against Namibia.

PNG finish undefeated in ICC qualifier

The Lewas cruised to an 8 wicket win over Japan yesterday in a rain affected match.

Japan batted first and finished at 9/105. It was Veru Kila Frank 2/14 and Mairi Tom 2/14 who made light work of Japan’s batting attack.

Papua New Guinea (PNG) have finished the 2016 ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier – East Asia-Pacific undefeated, following their fourth win of the tournament today in a rain-affected match.

Etsuko Kobayashi (31*) was the only Japanese batter to make it into double figures.

Lewas beat Thailand by 7 wickets

Lewas won the toss and sent Thailand in to bat.

Thailand were all bowled out for 6/70.

Norma Ovasuru was the top bowler for the Lewas taking 3/13 off her 4 overs.

Thailand's opener Naruemol Chaiwai top scored with 25.

The Lewas chased down the target slowly but steady in 17 overs.

Norma Ovasuru was the key to the win and finished unbeaten and top scored with 36 runs.

PNG in World Twenty20 shock, beating Ireland

They beat the previously undefeated Ireland team.

Assad Vala and Norman Vanua were the heroes for PNG, keeping  the team in the hunt for runs.

Ireland’s William Porterfield hit an unbeaten 57 as the Irish struggled to a modest 123-9 from their 20 overs at Stormont.

Norman Vanua's unbeaten 28 from 10 balls, including three sixes in the 19th over, took Papua New Guinea to 124-8 with seven balls to spare.

Ireland lost their 100% record but remain Group A leaders, a point ahead of second-placed Papua New Guinea.