HKI United

Team Name: HKI United

Where we come from? Hong Kong Island is the excitement hub of Hong Kong, known around the world for it vibrant lifestyle and it’s multi-cultural heritage.

About the Franchise: HKI United is the baby sister to Islamabad United from the Pakistan Super League. Owners, the Leonine Sports Group believe the team’s prime identifier, HKI UNITED’S logotype is a manifest of its brand attributes. Energy that is contained and yet unleashed with discipline and a reason to believe.

Mission Statement or Vision:

Leonine Global Sports, as the owner of HKI United, has a mission to create a franchise that provides:

  • A truly global experience on sports entertainment
  • A fan base which is loyal, aware and supportive of the sport and the franchise
  • An aspirational beacon for up & coming players to strive for excellence in cricket for Hong Kong in particular & for the world at large
  • An eco-system for the promotion of cricket in particular & sports in general in Hong Kong through close partnership with CHK
  • A truly professionally-run organisation with exceptional standards of corporate governance and international best practices
  • Promotion of Hong Kong through sports and involvement of internationally known figures into Hong Kong

The company has brought together a team with an unparalleled wealth of expertise in sports, marketing and financial management in order to develop and operate a world-class entity.

2017 Overseas players: Misbah Ul-Haq (Pak), Ian Bell (Eng), Saeed Ajmal (Pak), Samuel Badree (WI), George Munsey (Scot)

Retained Players: Tanwir Afzaal & Ehsan Khan

Drafted domestic players: Yasim Murtaza, Zeeshan Ali, Daniyal Bukhari, Ahsan Abbsai, Suhaib Ahmad, Jason Lui, Chris Carter, Hamed Khan

Coach: Charlie Burke

Website: http://www.islamabadunited.com

Facebook: @HKIUnited

Twitter: @HKI_United

Sponsorship Contact: Dyutish Chaudhuri dyutishchaudhuri@gmail.com

Media Contact: Dyutish Chaudhuri dyutishchaudhuri@gmail.com