first_imgThe HEBOU PNG Barramundis started their Tour of Hong Kong on a positive note by easily defeating Hong Kong ‘A’ in their opening match of the West Pacific Cup yesterday by 139 runs at Mission Road. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the Hebou PNG Barramundis posted an imposing 3/214 off their allotted 20 overs. Barramundis’ openers, Tony Ura (32) and Asad Vala (39) got the innings off to a perfect start by putting on 55 runs for the opening wicket. Charles Amini Jnr then made a quick 28 runs off 22 balls before and unbeaten 112 run partnership between Lega Siaka (37*) and Sese Bau (69*) took the total beyond 200. Bau’s innings off 69 runs came off just 27 balls and included four (4) boundaries and six (6) massive sixes. Nusrullah Rana was the pick of the Hong Kong ‘A’ bowlers, taking 2/41 off his four (4) overs. In reply, Hong Kong ‘A’ were unable to get on top of the Hebou PNG Barramundis’ bowlers, losing wickets on a regular basis and eventually being bowled out for only 75 in 16.3 overs. Spin-twins Jason Kila (3/11) and Amini (3/13) impressed with the ball taking three (3) wickets apiece while Chad Soper (2/18) picked up a couple of wickets for the Hebou PNG Barramundis. In the morning match, Hong Kong defeated Hong Kong ‘A’ by 87 runs. The West Pacific Cup continues today with the Hebou PNG Barramundis taking on Hong Kong ‘A’ in the morning match and then backing up to play Hong Kong in the afternoon match. The West Pacific Cup is a T20 Competition featuring the Hebou PNG Barramundis, Hong Kong and Hong Kong ‘A’ and will be played from 23-27th October,2018. Match Summaries Tuesday 23rd October, 2018 Match 1: Hong Kong 7/203 (20) defeated Hong Kong ‘A’ 9/116 (20) by 87 runs. Match 2: Hebou PNG Barramundis 3/214 (20) Sese Bau 69* (27), Asad Vala 39 (28), Lega Siaka 37* (25), Tony Ura 32 (18), Charles Amini Jnr 28 (22), Nusrullah Rana 2/41 (4), Waqs Barkat 1/32 (3) defeated Hong Kong ‘A’ 10/75 (16.3) Raag Kapur 21 (26), Jason Kila 3/11 (4), Charles Amini Jnr 3/13 (4), Chad Soper 2/18 (2.3) by 139 runs. HEBOU PNG Barramundis Squad Players Assad Vala Tony Ura Charles Amini Jnr Sese Bau Lega Siaka Kipling Doriga Dogodo Bau Jason Kila Norman Vanua Nosaina Pokana John Boge Reva Chad Soper Damien Ravu Anthony Vare Hebou PNG Barramundis Fixtures West Pacific Cup (T20) Tuesday 23rd October,2018: 1:30pm   Hebou PNG Barramundis defeated Hong Kong ‘A’ by 139 runs Wednesday 24th October, 2018: 9:30am   Hebou PNG Barramundis vs Hong Kong ‘A’ 1:30pm   Hebou PNG Barramundis vs Hong Kong Thursday 25th October, 2018 1:30pm    Hebou PNG Barramundis vs Hong Kong Friday 27th October, 2018 1:30pm    Final South China Cup (50 Over) Saturday 28th October, 2018:  Hebou PNG Barramundis vs Hong Kong Monday 30th October, 2018:    Hebou PNG Barramundis vs Hong Kong Thursday 1st November, 2018:    Hebou PNG Barramundis vs Hong Konglast_img

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