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 {{{WCL_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.

The team competed in 2014 Asian Games in Incheon as host nation team, in which the team reaches quarter final where they were defeated by Sri Lankan cricket team. Fixtures were played at the purpose built Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon.

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.

2014 Asian Games, Incheon,[edit]

In 2014 South Korea participated, as the host nation, at the Asian Games T20 cricket tournament in Incheon South Korea. The competition was held at the newly built Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon, Korea's first dedicated cricket facility. Teams in the mens competition were as follows:

South Korea's squad for the 2014 Asian Games[edit]

  • Kim Kyungsik (Captain) - Bowler (RAM)
  • Hyobum An - Bowler (RAOS)
  • Suin Bang - WK & RHB
  • Inho Cha - Bowler (RAOS)
  • Sunghoon Cho - Batter (RH)
  • Jiwon Choi - All Rounder (RAM/RHB)
  • Youmin Jung - Batter (RH)
  • Hongki Kim - Bowler (RAOS)
  • Namheon Kim - Bowler (LAOS)
  • Sangwook Lee - Batter (RH)
  • Hwanhee Lee - Bowler (RAOS)
  • Soochan Park - Batter (LH)
  • Taekwan Park - Bowler (LAFM)
  • Ilhwan Seo - Batter (RH)
  • Daesik Sung - Batter (RH)

South Korea's results were as follows:

Game 1, South Korea v Malaysia (Malaysia won by 8 wickets)[1]

Game 2, South Korea v China (South Korea won by 6 Runs)[2]

QF, South Korea v Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka won by 117 Runs)[3]

Former National Team Players[edit]

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

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