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APC Group partners Cricket Hong Kong to bring International Cricket to Hong Kong again

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The ‘APC Group One Day Series’ is set to be held immediately after the T20I Series!

Cricket Hong Kong and APC Group are delighted to announce the APC Group One Day Series to be held from March 15th to 21st March, immediately following the APC Group T2OI Series. This will be played between Hong Kong, Kuwait and Malaysia and is the perfect start to the Hong Kong Team’s build out for the Asia Cup 2023 Qualifiers.

Established in Hong Kong in 1987, APC Group specializes in the pharmaceuticals, chemicals, nutrients and safety/regulatory services sector. Ravindra Menon, founder of APC Group said, “We are very pleased to support Cricket Hong Kong, not only for the development of Cricket in Hong Kong, but also in its vision of using cricket as a vehicle for community development and inclusivity. This fits in perfectly with APC Group’s philosophy of working together for better health. It is great to see the events being held in our city again. Hong Kong is well and truly open for business! Like all Hong Kong residents, we look forward to seeing more quality events happening in Hong Kong.”

Anuraag Bhatnagar, Member of the Board, Cricket Hong Kong and Director, Marketing said, “Now that Hong Kong is fully open again, in line with the HKSAR government’s initiatives to bring back visitors and business, we at CHK have planned an extensive calendar of exciting cricket events. These events would not be possible without the support of Hong Kong corporates as well as various government agencies. We are delighted that the APC Group has stepped up to support our first two international series at home. These series have been scheduled in the build up to a very important year for the Hong Kong with Asia Cup qualification, the Asian Games and other ODI series.”

Nizakat Khan Captain of the Hong Kong Team said, “These one day games will be crucial as we switch gear from T20s to One day before heading out to Nepal. We are excited to do well against the quality oppositions and take the positive momentum into our busy calendar in the year ahead”

The fixtures for the One Day Series are as follows: 

15th March 2023 – Match One – Hong Kong, China vs Kuwait

16th March 2023 – Match Two – Kuwait vs Malaysia

18th March 2023 – Match Three – Malaysia vs Hong Kong, China

19th March 2023 – Final (1st vs 2nd) 20th March 2023 – Third Place vs Hong Kong “A”

All games start at 9:00 AM HKT and will be played at TKRRG. All games will also be live broadcast globally, with details to be announced shortly.

This event(s) is subvented by Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau (CSTB) (Arts and Sport Development Fund, ASDF), supported by Leisure and Cultural Services Department of The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. 

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