Mansale Excited about Vanuatu Under 19s

ICC EAP Media Release VANUATU EYES WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION DREAM   “A dream come true” is how Vanuatu under 19 coach Andrew Mansale describes what it would mean to his side to qualify for the 2018 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.   To reach next year’s tournament the side will have to win the 2018 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup – East Asia-Pacific Qualifier 2017 being…

July 27, 2017
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ICC EAP Announce Squads and Fixtures for Under 19 Qualifier

ICC EAP Media Release 25 July 2017 SQUADS AND FIXTURES ANNOUNCED FOR UNDER 19 CRICKET WORLD CUP QUALIFIER     The next generation of talented Pacific cricketers will be on show in next month’s 2018 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup – East Asia-Pacific Qualifier 2017 on the stunning island of Samoa. The capital Apia will play host to some of the best up and coming cricketers from the region…

July 25, 2017
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Young Japan Seeking to Excite Home Fans

ICC EAP Media Release JAPAN’S YOUNG GUNS LOOKING FOR REDEMPTION     With the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 – East Asia-Pacific Qualifier 2017 on home soil, Japan will be looking to electrify home crowds and take the one qualifying position on offer. Japan will use the memories of losing the final on home soil three years ago and that of a three-wicket loss to Samoa at the 2016 Qualifier…

April 26, 2017
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‘Fiery’ Samoa ready to put in ‘gutsy’ performance for their team mates

ICC EAP Media Release SINGLE-MINDED SAMOA HUNGRY FOR SUCCESS     Samoa’s women’s cricket team, the 2015 Pacific Games gold medalists, are determined to make up for their less than satisfactory performance on home soil last year. Entering the competition ranked only behind Papua New Guinea, the team has their sights set on taking out top spot at the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 – East Asia-Pacific Qualifier 2017. After…

April 26, 2017
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PNG can’t wait to ‘defend their crown’

ICC EAP Media Release PNG LEWAS LOOKING TO MAINTAIN REGIONAL DOMINANCE     Having finished the last regional qualifier undefeated, the Papua New Guinea Lewas will be looking to continue that winning form at the 2018 ICC Women’s Twenty20 – East Asia-Pacific Qualifier 2017. Entering the tournament in Sano, Japan having won two of the previous three regional qualifiers, the Lewas are undoubtedly the team to beat. The team has…

April 26, 2017
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A team to ‘inspire the next generation of women’s cricket in Vanuatu’

ICC EAP Media Release UNDERDOGS VANUATU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE     The Vanuatu women’s cricket team are using their fourth place finish at the 2015 Pacific Games as motivation for the upcoming 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 – East Asia-Pacific Qualifier 2017. Very much the underdogs, Vanuatu will enter the tournament having never beaten any of the other teams and hoping to cause some upsets. The team has been…

April 26, 2017
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Squads Announced for Women’s ICC EAP Trophy

ICC EAP Media Release SQUADS ANNOUNCED FOR WOMEN’S T20 QUALIFIER A selection of talented cricketers will be on show in next month’s ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier – East Asia-Pacific, in the beautiful Kantō region of Japan. The city of Sano will play host to teams from Japan, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, and Vanuatu for the tournament being held from April 28th – May 5th. The tournament will be in…

April 3, 2017
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Pacific Nations All Winners in Round 4

ICC Media Release Fiji set for showdown on Saturday     The stage is set for an all-Pacific showdown between Vanuatu and Fiji following day four of the 2017 ICC World Cricket League Qualifier – East Asia-Pacific in Bendigo, Australia. It was a Pacific whitewash on day four as Vanuatu, Fiji and Samoa all won their matches against Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines respectively.   In the closest match of…

February 23, 2017
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Fiji and Philippines Record Wins on Day 3

ICC EAP Media Release Fiji go three from three   Fiji’s five-wicket win over Japan was closer than expected after they slumped to 4-64 chasing Japan’s total of just 154. Japanese captain Masaomi Kobayashi (61 not out) continued his good form with the bat but didn’t have enough support from his teammates. Riyad Khan (3-23) and Josefa Baleicicia (3-16) did the damage with the ball for Fiji. Finally, the Philippines…

February 22, 2017
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Philippines Player Charged With Dissent

ICC Media Release PHILIPPINES’ SHAHZAD CHARGED WITH CODE OF CONDUCT BREACH   Philippines’ player Muzammil Shahzad has been charged for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the Philippines’ match against Vanuatu at Canterbury Park on Monday February 20, 2017. Shahzad was charged with breaching article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Player and Player Support Personnel, “showing dissent at an umpire’s decision during an international match”, a…

February 22, 2017
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