Cricket Hong Kong and the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) have recently announced that Hong Kong will host the upcoming Asian Cricket Council Women’s T20 Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023 (ACC Women’s T20 Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023). This will take place at Tin Kwong Road Recreation Ground from the 10th to the 21st of June 2023.
The tournament will see the National ‘A’ teams from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka and the National teams from Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Thailand and the UAE compete across two groups. The top 2 teams from each group will progress to the semi-finals.
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Asian Cricket Council President, Jay Shah, said about the ACC Women’s T20 Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023: “Asian Cricket Council’s vision for cricket in the region includes creating equal opportunities for women to showcase their talent and take the sport to new heights. The Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023 in Hong Kong is a great platform for young women cricketers to compete and grow, and we are committed to developing women’s cricket in Asia to ensure a bright future for the sport.”
Cricket Hong Kong Chairperson, Burji Shroff said for ACC Women’s T20 Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023: “We are delighted and honoured to be selected by the Asian Cricket Council to host the Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup.
It is an incredible event that will not only showcase one of the best teams in women’s cricket in Asia but will also provide a platform for the development of women’s cricket across the region. It will provide a great playing opportunity and exposure to our team who will take on India A and Pakistan A in group matches.
Hong Kong has a successful history in hosting international cricket events and we look forward to welcoming visiting teams to Hong Kong to experience this wonderful city and showcase their skill in what will be a great event.”
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However, the eight teams are divided into two groups of four teams each for the ACC Women’s T20 Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023.
Group A: India A, Pakistan A, Thailand A and Hong Kong
Group B: Bangladesh A, Sri Lanka A, UAE and Malaysia
ACC Women’s T20 Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2023 Schedule:
|DATE||9 AM||2 PM|
|12th June||Sri Lanka A v/s UAE||Bangladesh A v/s Malaysia|
|13th June||Pakistan A v/s Thailand A||Hong Kong v/s India A|
|14th June||Sri Lanka A v/s Bangladesh A||UAE V/S Malaysia|
|15th June||Hong Kong v/s Pakistan A||India A v/s Thailand A|
|16th June||Bangladesh A v/s UAE||Sri Lanka A v/s Malaysia|
|17th June||Hong Kong v/s Thailand A||India A v/s Pakistan A|
|19th June||Semi Final 1||Semi Final 2|
|21st June||Exhibition Game||Final|