Philippines joins the big names of East Asia-Pacific cricket next month at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup East Asia-Pacific Final in Papua New Guinea.
The Philippines has won the T20 Cricket World Cup qualifier after comfortably beating Indonesia in the final match of the week-long, four-nation tournament.
The Philippines won on the last ball of the game against Japan Thursday to move to the top of the ladder with one day still to play in the T20 Cricket World Cup qualifiers hosted in Manila.
The Philippines made it two in a row to share top of the table with Japan after the home team beat South Korea in a thrilling match Wednesday at Friendship Oval, Cavite.
Japan maintained top spot on the table after defeating South Korea, as the Philippines returned to the winner’s circle by defeating Indonesia.
Japan moved to top of the table as they defeated the tournament hosts in a nail-biting encounter at the Friendship Oval on Sunday as the Philippines fell five runs short of their set target of 158.
It was a day of high emotions at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup EAP Qualifier B in the Philippines with the home team securing a tight win as their former General Manager, Iain Sinclair, was honoured in a memorial service.
The first ever ICC tournament is about to get underway in the Philippines, beginning on Saturday, December 1 as Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines play a double round robin T20 format. The tournament will conclude on Friday, December 7.
The Philippine Cricket Association is pleased to invite members of the media to an official World Cup Qualifier training session at Friendship Oval on Friday Nov. 30.
The first-ever World Cup Cricket qualifier to be hosted in the Philippines begins Dec 1 as teams from Indonesia, Japan and South Korea join the Philippines for the week-long event.