South Korea national cricket team

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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 Lee Hwa-yeon
Coach Julien Fountain
First recorded match 25 February 2002 v Japan at Perth, Western Australia
As of 22 June 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. The official kit supplier is Adidas.They also compete in 2011 east Asia pacific tournament. Now the team will compete in 2014 Asian Games in Incheon as host nation team.


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:

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


Wicket Keeper= Bang Soo-in ( age 31)

Batsman= Choi Soo-chan (age 23) Lee Sang-wool (age 27) Kim Hong-ki (age 26) Cho Sung-join ( age 24) Choi Ji-won (age 23) Lee Hwa-yeon (Captain and Head coach)

Bowlers= Lee hwan-hee (age 32) Kim Gyeong-sik (age 30) Seo ll-hwan (age 24) Choi Joon-hyuk (age 23) Park Tae-gwan (age 22) Kahn Hyo-bum (age 19)

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