Hong Kong Sixes cancelled as Cricket Hong Kong cite lack of sponsorship and rise of T20 and 50-over formats

//Hong Kong Sixes cancelled as Cricket Hong Kong cite lack of sponsorship and rise of T20 and 50-over formats

Hong Kong Sixes cancelled as Cricket Hong Kong cite lack of sponsorship and rise of T20 and 50-over formats

The Hong Kong Sixes have been cancelled, most likely forever, as organisers Cricket Hong Kong look to move with the times and stage tournaments that have greater recognition on the world stage. Tony Melloy, the CHK chairman, said the 2019 tournament has been shelved, probably for good. The 2017 event, won by South Africa, was the 19th and likely last-ever Hong Kong Sixes. Melloy said government funding, lack of sponsorship and the preference of countries to play other formats meant the Sixes…

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