Cambodia national baseball team
|Federation||Cambodia Baseball Federation (CBAF)|
|Confederation||Baseball Federation of Asia|
The Cambodian National Baseball Team (CNBT) is the national baseball team of Cambodia. The team represents Cambodia in international competitions.
In 2007, Cambodia made its first national team ever to compete in the international competition in the 24th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) held in Bangkok, Thailand on December 7–15, 2007.
Cambodia had lost its opening game to Thailand 16–0 and they had last only 4 and half innings by the IBAF mercy rule. In the second game, Cambodia scored it first runs in history with the Indonesian team, but they also gave up 37 run in a 4 and a half inning game. By the third game, Cambodia played well in 7 strong innings with Philippines and lost 14-0. The fourth game, Cambodia played its first full 9-inning game but lost to Malaysian 11-7. The last game, Cambodia played 7 innings and lost to Myanmar 10-0.
Cambodia gave up total of 88 runs and made 31 errors. They scored only 8 runs with 14 hits in 31 innings with a total of five games. Despite the loss, they made tremendous records and history of their baseball experience.
On May 25–31, 2009, Cambodia made its second international appearance in the 8th Asian Baseball Cup held in Bangkok, Thailand.
Cambodia opened up its first game against Indonesia, they played a full game and gave up 6 runs to zero. The next day, they lost 10-0 to Hong Kong with just 8 and half innings game. Following the third day, they lost a close game to Myanmar 3-1, a complete game. On May 29, they played with Malaysia. They gave up 4 runs and scored zero in the first inning. Through the fifth inning, they gave up 8 runs. When the game was completed, Cambodia defeated Malaysia 20-8. That was their first win in the international competition in baseball.
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