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EPIC GROUP ALL STARS SERIES 2.0
Cricket Hong Kong announces the Epic Group All Stars Series 2.0 – 50 Over Series to be held at Tin Kwong Road Recreation Ground on Saturday 11th December, Thursday 16th December and Sunday 19th December 2021. The three team T20 Series will be held in the first half of 2022
The 50 Over series will see two teams, the Hong Kong Islanders and the Kowloon Lions, made up of Hong Kong’s international heroes and best domestic players battling it out to become the Epic Group All Stars 2.0 – 50 over Champions.
Cricket Hong Kong General Manager – High Performance Mark Farmer had this to say: “We’re incredibly excited to have Epic Group’s support again to run the Epic Group All Stars Series for a second year. The continued absence of International cricket makes the series a critical part of our domestic cricket calendar. It provides an exciting and competitive platform for Hong Kong’s best cricketers to showcase their skills both domestically and around the world.”
“This years tournament will also provide a key role in Hong Kong’s preparation for the ICC Challenge League Tournament to be held in 2022.”
The series will continue to include a Power Player allowing teams to play 12 players with a dedicated non-batter and non-bowler.
All games will be broadcast live. Watch live and exclusive on Facebook and Fancode.
Join us on our live broadcast to see Hong Kong’s best cricketers battle it out in the Epic Group All Stars Series 2.0!
Epic Group All Stars 2.0 – 50 over series:
9:30am start: Saturday 12th December: Hong Kong Islanders vs Kowloon Lions
9:30am start: Thursday 16th December: Kowloon Lions vs Hong Kong Islanders
9:30am start: Sunday 19th December: Hong Kong Islanders vs Kowloon Lions
Epic Group All Stars 2.0 – T20 series:
2022: dates tbc.
The Hong Kong Selectors have announced the squads for both teams:
HK Islanders Squad: Babar Hayat (Captain), Adit Gorawara, Ateeq Iqbal, Bilal Akhtar, Chris Carter, Dhananjay Rao, Ehsan Ayaz, Ehsan Khan, Jamie Aktinson, Martin Coetzee, Mohammad Ali Khan, Mohammad Waheed, Niaz Ali, Shreyar Khan, Waqas Barkat, Yasim Murtaza, Haroon Arshad
Kowloon Lions Squad: Nizakat Khan (Captain), Aftab Hussain, Aizaz Khan, Ayush Shukla, Dan Pascoe, Devang Bulsara, Ghazanfar Mohammad, Jayden Botfield, Mohammad Hassan Khan, Mohsin Khan, Ninad Shah, Shahid Wasif, Simandeep Singh, Waqas Khan, Zakir Hayat, Zeeshan Ali