In the 8th match of the ongoing Hong Kong T20 Tournament on Wednesday, Hong Kong Cricket Club will lock their horns with United Services Recreation Club at Hong Kong Cricket Club in Wong Nai Chung Gap. Hong Kong Cricket Club is playing some wonderful cricket in the tournament, winning both of their matches. They won their most recent match against the Pakistan Association of Hong Kong by a comfortable score of 30 runs. They are currently in first place in the points standings, with four points. United Services Recreation Club defeated Pakistan Association of Hong Kong in their most previous game, restricting them from chasing 165 runs and winning by 68 runs. So far in the tournament, they’ve played two games, winning one and losing the other. One can expect a very good game when these two sides take the field and clash against each other.
There is no doubt that fans can expect neck-to-neck competition in this clash as both Hong Kong Cricket Club and United Services Recreation Club are quality sides. A good tussle between the batting and bowling is expected to be the feature of this game. This game has every chance to go down to the last over. Both teams have ample strength in their sides and fans can enjoy some excitement in the clash.
One can expect a tough fight between these two sides. Both the Hong Kong Cricket Club and United Services Recreation Club will be looking to play their best cricket and win this T20 tournament. Each outfit have a wide array of talented cricketers in the arsenal of both teams who are eager to showcase that they are ready for the upcoming stages of the tournament. But in this clash, Diasqua Little Hong Kong will be slight favourites to come out on top.
Fixture Name: Match 8
Competition: Hong Kong T20 Tournament
Date: 22 September
Time: 11:30 AM IST
Team Form Guide:
HKCC(recent last): W-W
USRC(recent last): W-L
Ground: Hong Kong Cricket Club, Wong Nai Chung Gap
Pitch Report: This ground provides a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive a decent amount of help from the surface. Spinners can come lethal in the middle overs. Chasing will be a successful option on this wicket. So, toss can be a huge factor in this game.
The players like Martin Coetzee, Ryan Buckley, Waqas Khan and Skhawat Ali will be vital picks due to their form and track-record. In the all-rounder category, Nizakat Khan, Haroon Arshed and Imran Arif will be crucial. The bowlers like Charlie Wallis, Elliot Scrivener and Sheryar Khan quite experienced and can deliver wickets at regular intervals.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Adit Gorawara
BATSMEN: Martin Coetzee, Ryan Buckley, Waqas Khan, Skhawat Ali
ALL-ROUNDERS: Nizakat Khan, Haroon Arshed, Imran Arif
BOWLERS: Charlie Wallis, Elliot Scrivener, Sheryar Khan
Hong Kong Cricket Club have played two matches in this competition and have won both of them, putting them at the top place in the points table. United Services Recreation Club, on the other side, has one victory and one defeat from two matches in this league, and is now positioned third in the points table. As forms suggest, United Services Recreation Club are expected to win this game as they have more depth in bowling and batting department.
Hong Kong Cricket Club will be ready to focus focus on a strong batting and bowling line-up to counter the threat of the United Services Recreation Club. They also don’t have any injury issues.
One of the most experience player for them is Nizakat Khan and he will be the most vital player to the team. He has the capability get a big one in this encounter. In the current tournament, he has scored 94 runs in 2 matches with the highest score being 87 runs.
Arshad will be on the look-out to keep performing well and dismissing the batters in regular manner. He has displayed fine economy and will be the most important bowler for the team to perform well in this clash. In 2 matches he has taken 3 wickets with an economy rate of 4.84.
Hong Kong Cricket Club are expected to keep their usual combination intact for this tough encounter against the strong opponent.
HKCC Playing 11 (likely)
The likes of Waqas Khan, Imran Arif and Sheryar Khan are some of the crucial players from them. They should be looking to put on a high score on the board and put the opponent under pressure.
One of the most experience player of the team is Waqas and has the capability motivate the team. He has scored 47 runs from 2 games and has strike-rate of above 90.
Imran Arif will be on the look-out to keep performing well and scoring runs in regular manner. In 2 games he has picked up 3. He can be a good pick for this clash. Arif has a decent economy-rate of 4.80.
United Services Recreation Club at Hong Kong Cricket Club is not likely to make any change in their usual first team for this fixture. There are no injury worries for them too. So we can expect a strong side from their camp.
USRC Playing 11 (likely)
Watch Hong Kong Cricket Club vs United Services Recreation Club of Hong Kong T20 Tournament Live score and streaming on Fancode. There is no doubt that this will be a wonderful experience to view the exciting cricketing action in the HKCC vs USRC clash.
The match between the Hong Kong Cricket Club and United Services Recreation Club of Hong Kong T20 Tournament will not be broadcasted on the television in India. The television broadcasting rights was not available for this series.
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