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Canada, Malaysia, and Hong Kong, China to Play Men’s One-Day Series in Hong Kong

09 January 2024

Cricket fans are in for a treat as Canada, Malaysia, and Hong Kong, China have announced a Men’s One-Day Series set to take place in Hong Kong later this month! This tournament will see the Canada team visiting Hong Kong for the first time and brings together three formidable teams looking to kick-start their various campaigns to qualify for 2027 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup!

The series is scheduled to take place from 31st January 2024 to 5th February 2024 with all matches to be played at the Tin Kwong Road Recreation Ground. Each team will face off against the other once in a round-robin format, followed by a final between the top two teams on 4th February. The 3rd place team will get to play a game against Hong Kong, China ‘A” on the 5th, which will see a team of emerging players from Hong Kong vying to make their mark in international cricket.

The cricket boards of Canada, Malaysia, and Hong Kong, China have collaborated to organize this series, highlighting the growing interest and development of cricket in these associations. Burji Shroff, Chairperson of Cricket Hong Kong, China, said "We extend a warm invitation to cricket fans from around the world to watch and support this one-day series. We look forward to a showcase of top-class cricket talent, and to host Canada and Malaysia during their stay here in Hong Kong.”

Mohammed Iqbal Ali bin Kassim Ali, President of Malaysia Cricket Association, said “We are happy to continue our ongoing partnership with Cricket Hong Kong, China, and these games will be great preparation for our Men’s team as they look forward to competing in the ICC World Cup Challenge League Qualifiers to be held in Malaysia in the second half of February.”

Rashpal Bajwa, Chairman of Canada Cricket Association said, “The One Day Series would not have been possible without the collaborative efforts of the cricket boards of Canada, Malaysia, and Hong Kong, China, who have worked tirelessly to ensure the success of this event. Their commitment to the growth and promotion of cricket in their respective countries has laid the foundation for this tournament, and we look forward to our first experience of playing in Hong Kong!”

Fans are urged to mark their calendars and join us at Tin Kwong Road Recreation Ground – entry is free for all spectators! Fans can also tune into our live broadcasts of the games, details for which will be announce shortly.

This event(s) is subvented by Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau (CSTB) (Arts and Sport Development Fund, ASDF), supported by Leisure and Cultural Services Department of The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.

Tournament Schedule:

31st January 2024
Hong Kong, China vs Canada – 09:00am

1st February 2024
Malaysia vs Canada – 09:00am

3rd February 2024
Hong Kong, China vs Malaysia – 09:00am

4th February 2024
Final – 09:00am

5th February 2024
3rd Place vs Hong Kong ‘A’ – 09:00am