Asia Cup T20 will kick on August, 27 in the United Arab Emirates. However, a qualification round will be played from August, 20 among four Asian teams in round robin format with the ultimate aim to qualify for the Cricket Asia Cup. The table topper will join India and Pakistan in group A. Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuwait, and United Arab Emirates are the four Asian teams that will compete from August, 20 to August, 24 in Oman.
In this blog, we are going to share the schedule and squad of the Hong Kong cricket team for the Asia T20 Cup 2022.
Hong Kong Past Performance in Cricket Asia Cup
Hong Kong played its first Asia Cup Cricket tournament in 2004. Hong Kong has appeared in Asia Cup on three occasions. First, they made it to Asia Cup in 2004 and then in 2008, and 2018. Overall, Hong Kong has played six ODI games in Asia Cup and lost all of them.
Hong Kong Asia Cup T20 2022 Squad
Nizakat Khan(c), Aizaz Khan, Kinchit Shah(vc), Ayush Shukla, Scott McKechnie, Haroon Arshad, Zeeshan Ali, Wajid Shah, Aftab Hussain, Ghazanfar Mohammad, Yasim Murtaza, Ehsan Khan, Babar Hayat, Ahan Trivedi, Dhananjay Rao, Waheed Mohammad, Ateeq Iqbal.
T20 Asia Cup Schedule of Hong Kong Team
Hong Kong begins their Asia Cup T20 qualification campaign, against Singapore on Saturday, August, 20 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Oman, starting at 06:00 PM(local time). Hong Kong then met Kuwait on August, 23 from 06:00 PM onwards at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Oman. Hong Kong finished their group match with the game, against the United Arab Emirates on August, 24, starting at 08:00 PM at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, as per Hong Kong Asia Cup 2022 schedule.
|August, 20||Hong Kong vs Singapore||06:00 PM||Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Oman|
|August, 23||Hong Kong vs Kuwait||06:00 PM||Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Oman|
|August, 24||Hong Kong vs the United Arab Emirates||08:00 PM||Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Oman|
If Hong Kong Cricket Team achieves the top spot:-
In this scenario, Hong Kong will qualify for the T20 Asia Cup 2022. Hong Kong then played its first game against India on August, 31 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, starting at 06:00 PM (local time). They played their last league game, against Pakistan on September, 02 at Sharjah Cricket Ground.
|August, 31||A||India vs Hong Kong||06:00 PM||Dubai International Cricket Stadium|
|September, 02||A||Pakistan vs Hong Kong||06:00 PM||Sharjah Cricket Stadium|