09 Oct 2017

Pakistan and NZ Kiwis confirmed for Hong Kong World Sixes on October 28 and 29


The final list of teams is now complete for the Hong Kong World Sixes with Pakistan and New Zealand Kiwis added to an already impressive line-up.

Pakistan are three-time winners of the competition and will join hosts Hong Kong, Australia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Bangladesh and the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

The New Zealand Kiwis will be a select invitational team captained by Peter Fulton and include a number of up and coming players for the Black Caps. 

"We're really pleased to have teams competing from seven full members," CHK Director Jonathan Cummings said.

"Delighted to have Pakistan returning to the tournament - they've always been traditionally very strong at the Sixes format and provide great entertainment."

"The New Zealand Kiwis have got some great talent coming which will soon be announced and they'll be a force as well. The quality of the cricket is going to fantastic and it's all shaping as a great event."

South Africa have already announced their squad and they've now been joined by Bangladesh who've named a number of exciting prospects for the future in the squad with an average age of only 20.

Bangladesh: Afif Hossain, Saif Hasan, Mahidul Islam Ankon, Monirul Islam, Abul Hasan, Qazi Onik
South Africa: Sarel Erwee (Dolphins), Aubrey Swanepoel (Knights), Corne Dry (Knights), Jerry Nqolo (Border), Somila Seyibokwe (Warriors), Ferisco Adams (Boland), Farhaan Sayanvala (Gauteng)