Korea Cricket Association to host 4-nation Women’s East Asia Cup 2019 tournament

The 2019 tournament of the Women’s East Asia Cup will be hosted by the Korea Cricket Association (KCA) from 19 to 22 September 2019. Korea will host Women’s players from Hong Kong, Japan, and China in the 4-nation league that will be performed in the T20 structure and will convey official T20I status with positioning focuses on offer.

 

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China Women and Hong Kong Women respectively won the previous editions in 2015 and 2017. In November 2018, Korea Women welcomed China Women at Incheon, the location for the East Asia Cup, in a 3-match T20I series.

The tournament will be played in a single-phase round-robin group format, which will be followed by the top 2 teams contesting the final on Sep 22, 2019. In the 3rd/4th post-game, the surviving nations will compete. Hong Kong Women are the top-ranked T20I squad in the competition in the 23rd place of the recent ICC Women’s T20I squad, accompanied by China Women (26th), Japan Women (29th) and Korea Women (43rd).

Squads: 2019 Women’s East Asia Cup

Japan Women: Mai Yanagida (Wyverns Cricket Club) – Captain, Rio Endo (Wyverns Cricket Club), Kiyo Fujikawa (Sano Braves), Ayaka Kanada (Adore Cricket Club), Ruan Kanai (Sano Braves), Miho Kanno (Adore Cricket Club), Akari Kano (Sendai University), Akari Kitayama (Wyverns Cricket Club), Shizuka Miyaji (Fuji Far East Cricket Club), Kasumi Nanno (Uenomiya Cricket Club), Erika Oda (Adore Cricket Club), Madoka Shiraishi (Wyverns Cricket Club), Kotone Taniguchi (Uenomiya Cricket Club), Nao Tokizawa (Keio University Cricket Club)

Hong Kong Women: Kary Chan (Captain), Pull To, Yasmin Daswani, Bella Poon, Mariko Hill, Ruchitha Venkatesh, Lemon Cheung Hiu Ying, Mehreen Yousaf, Alison Siu, Betty Chan, Maryam Bibi, Emma Lai, Shanzeen Shahzad & Dorothea Chan

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China Women: Huang Zhuo (Captain), Chen Xinyu, Han Lili, Li Haoyue, Liu Jie, Mei Zi, Song Fengfeng, Sun Mengyao, Wang Meng, Wu Juan, Zhang Chan, Zhang Mei, Zhang Xiangxue & Zhou Caiyun

Korea Women: Song Seungmin (Captain), Baek Mina, Chang Seri, Choi Kang, Jeon Soon Myeong, Jeong Hyeji, Ka Yebin, Kim Seohee, Kim Sinae, Kim Su Jin, Kwon Halim, Lee Hee Jung, Park Hyejin, Park Jiyeon & Park Jiyeon Jr

2019 Women’s East Asia Cup Schedule

19-Sep-19: 

South Korea Women vs Japan Women, Yeonhui Cricket Ground, Incheon 9:30AM
China Women vs Hong Kong Women, Yeonhui Cricket Ground, Incheon 2:00PM

20-Sep-19:

Hong Kong Women vs Japan Women Yeonhui Cricket Ground, Incheon 9:30AM
China Women vs South Korea Women Yeonhui Cricket Ground, Incheon 2:00PM

21-Sep-19:

Hong Kong Women vs South Korea(w) Yeonhui Cricket Ground, Incheon 9:30AM
China Women vs Japan Women Yeonhui Cricket Ground, Incheon 2:00PM

22-Sep-19: Final Yeonhui Cricket Ground, Incheon

Date Time East Asia Cup Venue
Sep. 19 Thurs 09:30 – 12:30 Match 1: Japan vs Korea Yeonhui Cricket Ground
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
14:00 – 17:00 Match 2: China vs Hong Kong Yeonhui Cricket Ground
Sep. 20 Fri 09:30 – 12:30 Match 3: Hong Kong vs Japan Yeonhui Cricket Ground
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
14:00 – 17:00 Match 4: Korea vs China Yeonhui Cricket Ground
Sep. 21 Sat 09:30 – 12:30 Match 5: Hong Kong vs Korea Yeonhui Cricket Ground
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
14:00 – 17:00 Match 6: China vs Japan  Yeonhui Cricket Ground
Sep. 22 Sun 09:30 – 12:30 Match 7: 3rd Place Playoff Yeonhui Cricket Ground
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
14:00 – 17:00 Match 8: Final Yeonhui Cricket Ground

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