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ICC CWC Challenge League Group B 2019 - Round 1 in Oman

Ended 12 December 2019
02 December 2019 12:00 am

Oman Cricket Academy, Al Amerat, Oman

Hong Kong's journey to the 2023 Men's World Cup begins in Oman, where they will compete in the ICC CWC Challenge League Group B 2019. This is the first of three Challenge League B tournaments to be held over the next three years. At the conclusion of the three tournaments, the team with the most points will progress to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier Play-off in 2022.

The format for the tournament is 50 overs and will involve six countries; Italy, Bermuda, Jersey, Kenya, Uganda and Hong Kong. The six countries will play each other once throughout the tournament. All matches will receive List A status.

ICC Press Release (August 2019)

Hong Kong Squad Announcement

Tournament Home Pages:
International Cricket Council | Cricinfo

Fixtures and Results:
3rd December - Hong Kong v Bermuda
Hong Kong 294/7 in 49.2 (Kinchit Shah 116*, Waqas Barkat 66, Nizakat Khan 62) beat Bermuda 291/8 in 50 (Kamau Leverock 62, Tre Manders 62, Onias Bascome 43*, Aftab Hussain 3/39) by 3 wickets
Cricinfo | ICC

5th December - Jersey v Hong Kong
Hong Kong 177/6 in 42.5 (Kinchit Shah 59*, Ben Stevens 3/28) beat Jersey 173 a/o in 49.4 (Kinchit Shah 3/35, Waqas Barkat 3/39) by 4 wickets
Cricinfo | ICC

8th December - Italy v Hong Kong
Match Abandoned due to Rain - Hong Kong 170/7 in 45.3 overs (Shahid Wasif 39)
Cricinfo | ICC

11th December - Hong Kong v Uganda
Uganda 150/4 in 36.2 (Arnold Otwani 66*, Dinesh Nakrani 57*) beat Hong Kong 147 a/o (Waqas Barkat 27, Bilal Hassun 3/33) by 6 wickets
Cricinfo | ICC

12th December - Hong Kong v Kenya
Hong Kong 217/7 in 41.5 (Aizaz Khan 53, Kinchit Shah 52) beat Kenya 213 a/o (Collins Obuya 63, Sachin Bhudia 52, Nusrullah Rana 5/46) by 3 wickets
Cricinfo | ICC

All games start at 13:30 HKT

The next Challenge League B tournament will be held in Kampala, Uganda in July-August 2020.