South Korea national cricket team

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Korea
Logo of South Korea
Logo of South Korea
ICC membership granted 2001
ICC member status Affiliate member
ICC development region East Asia/Pacific
World Cricket League division not in a division
Captain Kim Kyung Sik
Coach Julien Fountain
First recorded match 25 February 2002 v Japan at Perth, Western Australia
As of 1 Sept 2014

The South Korea national cricket team is the team that represents the country of South Korea in international cricket matches. It is governed by the Korea Cricket Association, which became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council in 2001. Their first international appearance to date was in the ICC East Asia/Pacific 8s tournament in Perth in 2002, where they came fourth in a tournament that also involved Japan, Indonesia and an Australian Aborigines team. They also competed in 2011 east Asia pacific tournament.

Now the team will compete in 2014 Asian Games in Incheon as host nation team.

Tournaments[edit]

2014 Asian Games[edit]

South Korea is due to participate as the host nation at the Asian Games in Incheon South Korea. The cricket competition will be held at the newly built Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon, Korea's first dedicated cricket facility.

2011 East Asia-Pacific Division Two[edit]

South Korea took part in the East Asia-Pacific Division Two tournament from the 4–7 April 2011 in Samoa. The tournament was part of a qualifying pyramid for the 2012 twenty-20 cricket world cup in Sri Lanka. The competing teams were as follows:

South Korea finished in 5th position (out of 6 teams) by winning their last match.

Current Squad[edit]

The following list contains the final 15 players in South Korea's squad for the 2014 Asian Games:
  • Kim Kyungsik (Captain)
  • Hyobum An
  • Suin Bang
  • Inho Cha
  • Sunghoon Cho
  • Jiwon Choi
  • Youmin Jung
  • Hongki Kim
  • Namheon Kim
  • Sangwook Lee
  • Hwanhee Lee
  • Soochan Park
  • Taekwan Park
  • Ilhwan Seo
  • Daesik Sung

Future tournaments[edit]

Former National Team Players[edit]

  • Lee Hwayeon (Former Head Coach / Captain and currently KCA Director)
  • Choi Jun Hyuk


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