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Revised Hong Kong Squad: ICC T20 Cricket World Cup Qualifiers

19 September 2019

Cricket Hong Kong have made three changes to the squad to participate in the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier in the UAE.

The selectors have announced Haroon Arshad, Raag Kapur and Shahid Wasif as replacements to complete the 15-player squad.

Head Coach, Trent Johnston had this to say “It’s an exciting time for these three players, who were disappointed at missing the initial 15 man squad but have continued to work hard and now get their opportunity to perform at a global event.”

The squad will represent Hong Kong at the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup Qualifiers to be held in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from the 18th October - 2nd November 2019. The same squad will travel to Oman prior to the Qualifier for a 5-nation T20I Series. Oman will host Hong Kong, Ireland, the Netherlands and Nepal from the 5th-10th October.

Full Squad:

Aarush Bhagwat (Kowloon Cricket Club)

Ahsan Abassi (United Services Recreation Club)

Aizaz Khan (C) (Kowloon Cricket Club)

Ehsan Khan (Little Sai Wan Cricket Club)

Ghazanfar Mohammad (Little Sai Wan Cricket Club)

Haroon Arshad (Little Sai Wan Cricket Club)

Kinchit Shah (VC) (Hong Kong Cricket Club)

Kyle Christie (United Services Recreation Club)

Nasrulla Rana (Pakistan Association Cricket Club)

Nizakat Khan (Kowloon Cricket Club)

Raag Kapur (Hong Kong Cricket Club)

Scott McKechnie (WK) (Singapore Cricket Club)

Shahid Wasif (Little Sai Wan Cricket Club)

Waqas Barkat (Kowloon Cricket Club)

Simandeep Singh (Kowloon Cricket Club)

This change has come about due to Babar Hayat, Ehsan Nawaz, Tanveer Ahmed making themselves unavailable for the trip.