Hong Kong vs China 1st Match East Asia Cup T20 2024 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Hong Kong vs China 1st Match East Asia Cup T20 2024 - East Asia Cup tournament of the 1st T20I match first time played between China and Hong Kong at Mission Road Ground, Mong Kok, Hong Kong in 14th February 2024.

Anshy Rath celebrates his half-century © 
Cricket Hong Kong, China / Twitter

Blazing half-centuries from Anshy Rath and Yasim Murtaza before Bowlers shine as Hong Kong registered their historic first T20I win against China by a record 123-runs in a one-sided game of the opening match of a East Asia Cup.

Match Stats : 
  • Hong Kong's 123-run win was their largest victory by terms of runs in T20 international cricket history, previous biggest win by 91-runs against Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) in 2017.
  • Hong Kong's 171 was their joint seventh highest score in T20Is.
  • China's 48 was their fourth lowest score in T20 internationals.
  • China's 48 was the second lowest score in a full 20-overs in T20Is after their Croatia's 44 against Italy at Kerava in 2022.

Hong Kong scored 171-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Anshy Rath hammered a unbeaten 72 off 46-balls, Yasim Murtaza blasted a 52 off 33-balls including 4-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 157.57 and Aizaz Khan scored 27 off 26-balls included 2-fours & a six.

China best bowler by Tian Sen Qun picked up 3-wickets for 20-runs in 4-overs including a maiden and Zhao Tianle took one-wicket.

China scored 48-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Huang Junjie scored 10 off consuming 30-balls without a boundary, Chen Zhuo Yue and Deng Jinqi each scored 7-runs.

Hong Kong best bowler by Yasim Murtaza captured two-wickets for 5-runs in 4-overs including a maiden with economy rate of 1.24.

Nizakat Khan strikes 2-wickets for 5-runs in 2-overs, Nasrulla Rana took one-wicket for without conceded a run in 2-overs, Ateeq Iqbal and Ehsan Khan both took one-wickets.

Anshy Rath named Player of the match for his scintillating batting performance to smashed a career-best unbeaten 72 off 46-balls including 10-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 156.52.



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