After the good showing of the senior squad in Asia Cup 2018, it’s now the turn of the young U19 squad of Hong Kong to showcase their talent in the upcoming U19 Asia Cup in Bangladesh from Sep 29th – Oct 07th, 2018.
Hong Kong are placed in Group B of the tourney along with U19 team’s from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh. Group B teams will be based at Chittagong with matches to be played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) and M.A Aziz Stadium.
Hong Kong U19 Asia Cup group stage Schedule:
29th Sep 2018: vs Pakistan U19 @M.A Aziz
30th Sep 2018: vs Sri Lanka U19 @ZACS
02nd Oct 2018: vs Bangladesh U19 @ZACS
The U19 squad completed a short tour of Malaysia before traveling to Bangladesh and played two warm-up/practice matches against MCA XI.
Hong Kong U19 136 all out in 47.3 overs (Mohammad Wajid 35, Kalhan Marc Challu 22, Vikas Sharma 15, Murad Ali 3/21, Asim Ali 2/12, Huzaifa Anwar 2/32) lost to MCA XI 137/7 in 32.2 overs (Murad Ali 40 n.o, Ahmad Faiz 24, Imam Jawfer 18, Raunaq Kapur 2/30, Hassan Mohammad 2/34, Haroon Arshad 1/11, Nasrulla Rana 1/14) by 3 wickets
Hong Kong U19 219/8 in 50 overs (Mohammad Wajid 66, Kalhan Marc Challu 37, Harpreet Singh 33, Hassan Khan 19, Vikas Sharma 13 n.o, Asim Ali 3/38, Vinodkumar Katta 2/24, Dheeraj D 2/32) beat MCA XI 198 all out in 46.2 overs (Ahmad Faiz 86, Aadit Shah 40, Dheeraj D 17, Mohammad Wajid 3/14, Haroon Arshad 2/13, Hassan Khan 2/29, Vikas Sharma 1/18) by 21 runs