Hong Kong cricket team against Papua New Guinea in Australia in 2014–15

The Hong Kong cricket team and Papua New Guinea cricket team toured Australia from 8 to 13 November 2014, playing two One Day Internationals (ODI) and a three-day match.[1] It was the first ODI matches to be played by Papua New Guinea since gaining ODI status by the International Cricket Council.[2] Papua New Guinea won the ODI series 2–0.

Hong Kong cricket team against Papua New Guinea in Australia in 2014–15
  Flag of Hong Kong.svg Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
  Hong Kong Papua New Guinea
Dates 8 November – 13 November 2014
Captains James Atkinson Chris Amini
One Day International series
Results Papua New Guinea won the 2-match series 2–0
Most runs James Atkinson (81) Lega Siaka (140)
Most wickets Tanwir Afzal (3) Norman Vanua (4)

SquadsEdit

ODIs
  Hong Kong[3]   Papua New Guinea[4]

ODI seriesEdit

1st ODIEdit

8 November 2014
Scorecard
Hong Kong  
202 (48.3)
v
  Papua New Guinea
203/6 (40 overs)
Jamie Atkinson 59 (79)
Assad Vala 2/17 (5 overs)
Charles Amini 61* (67)
Irfan Ahmed 3/51 (8 overs)
Papua New Guinea won by 4 wickets
Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
Umpires: Phil Jones (NZ) and Paul Wilson (Aus)

2nd ODIEdit

9 November 2014
10:00 am
Scorecard
Hong Kong  
261 (49.3 overs)
v
  Papua New Guinea
264/7 (49.2 overs)
Babar Hayat 56 (60)
Norman Vanua 4/60 (9.3 overs)
Lega Siaka 109 (114)
Nadeem Ahmed 2/8 (10 overs)
Papua New Guinea won by 3 wickets
Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
Umpires: Phil Jones (NZ) and Paul Wilson (Aus)
  • Hong Kong won the toss and chose to bat.
  • Norman Vanua (PNG) made his ODI debut.

Three-day seriesEdit

Only three-dayerEdit

11-13 November 2014
Scorecard
v
469/7d (104 overs)
Assad Vala 98 (118)
Nadeem Ahmed 4/114 (28 overs)
205 (67.5 overs)
Anshuman Rath 72 (112)
Charles Amini 3/34 (14 overs)
114/8d (23 overs)
Assad Vala 40* (13)
Haseeb Amjad 3/35 (10 overs)
245 (71.5 overs)
James Atkinson 63 (87)
Norman Vanua 5/36 (15.5 overs)
Papua New Guinea won by 133 runs
Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville
Umpires: Nigel Morrison (Van) & Alu Kapa (PNG)
  • Papua New Guinea won the toss and chose to bat.
  • Players per side 14 (11 batting, 11 fielding)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hong Kong tour of Australia, 2014/15". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Papua New Guinea set to make ODI debut". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Hong Kong Squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Sport: PNG cricket team named for historic internationals". Radio NZ. Retrieved 7 November 2014.

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