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ICC grants Amini Park an official One Day International (ODI) venue

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has granted ODI and T20I status to Amini Park in Port Moresby following a recent inspection of the facilities at the venue. The venue is approved for staging international matches between Associate and Affiliate Members commencing with the Hebou PNG Barramundis’ home World Cricket League Championship matches against Scotland in […]

HEBOU PNG Barramundis and Australian Indigenous play out an incredible tie

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis bounced back, playing out an amazing tie against the Australian Indigenous Team at the Peter Burge Oval in Brisbane yesterday. After a one-sided contest last Sunday, the Hebou PNG Barramundis and the Australian Indigenous Team played their second 50 over match at the Peter Burge Oval in Brisbane yesterday. Just like […]

PNG Umpire Bri Olewale returns from Samoa

Moni Plus PNG Cricket Umpire, Bri Olewale returned back to Port Moresby from Apia, Samoa after officiating in his first International Cricket Council (ICC) sanctioned event- 2018 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup (CWC) East-Asia-Pacific (EAP) Qualifier.    Olewale who hails from Hula (Central Province) and Daru (Western Province) and officiates in the Port Moresby […]

HEBOU PNG Barramundis thumped by Australian Indigenous

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis were thumped by the Australian Indigenous Team by 84 runs at Fehberg Park in Brisbane yesterday. Playing their first match of their one (1) month tour of Queensland and Northern Territory, the Hebou PNG Barramundis came across a very determined Australian Indigenous outfit. Batting first, the Australian Indigenous posted a mammoth […]

Igo Mahuru wins Best Batsman of 2018 ICC U19 CWC EAP Qualifier

The HEBOU PNG Under 19 (U19) Garamuts’ opening batsman, Igo Mahuru was awarded the Best Batsman of the 2018 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup (CWC) East-Asia-Pacific (EAP) Qualifier at the closing function which was held in Apia, Samoa last night.  Mahuru was lead the run-scoring tally for the tournament, hitting 170 runs at an average […]

Former NZ Black Cap Tarun Nethula impressed with Hebou PNG U19 Garamuts

Former New Zealand One Day International (ODI) Cricketer, Tarun Nethula was impressed with the Hebou PNG Under 19 Garamuts who qualified for their eighth ICC U19 Cricket World Cup when they won the 2018 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup – East Asia-Pacific Qualifier 2017 this week. Nethula, a leg-spinner who was born in India […]

HEBOU PNG Barramundis Squad announced for Brisbane/Darwin Tour

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis squad that will be touring Brisbane and Darwin from the 25th August to 25th September 2017 was announced at the Cricket Office today. The fifteen (15) man HEBOU PNG Barramundis squad will once again be led by Assad Vala with former Australian Test Cricketer, Jason Gillespie being in charge of his […]

HEBOU PNG Barramundis defeat ACT XI in a last ball classic

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis defeated ACT XI in a last ball thriller by three (3) runs in the Prime Minister’s XI curtain raiser at Manuka Oval this afternoon. After losing the toss and being sent in to bat on a warm day in Canberra, the HEBOU PNG Barramundis got off to a shaky start after […]

HEBOU PNG Barramundis defeat NSW XI in another thriller

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis defeated the New South Wales (NSW) XI by four (4) wickets in another close encounter at Blacktown yesterday. Batting first, the NSW XI posted 7/114 off their allotted 20 overs, with Ben Manenti (36) and Scott Copperfield (20*) the main contributors with the bat for the home side. The HEBOU PNG […]

City Pharmacy PNG Lewas finish their campaign with a huge loss to South Africa

The City Pharmacy PNG Lewas finished their ICC Women’s World Cup Quaifier campaign with a ten (10) wicket thrashing at the hands of South Africa at the NCC Ground today in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  Batting first, the City Pharmacy PNG Lewas were bowled out for only 76 runs in 32.4 overs. Brenda Tau was once […]

City Pharmacy PNG Lewas fall agonisingly short against Scotland

The City Pharmacy PNG Lewas lost their third match of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier at the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) Ground narrowly by seven (7) runs yesterday. After winning the toss and sending Scotland into bat on another hot and humid day in Colombo, the City Pharmacy PNG Lewas bowled out Scotland for […]

Dipak Patel excited ahead of Prime Minister’s Match

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis’ head coach, Dipak Patel is excited ahead of the match against the ACT XI in the curtain raiser to the main Prime Minister’s XI match next Wednesday 15th February at Manuka Oval, Canberra. Patel spoke to Cricket PNG about the current tour and the exciting fixture against ACT XI next week after […]

HEBOU PNG Barramundis goes down in a thriller

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis lost their opening match on their Australian Tour yesterday to the New South Wales XI at Pratten Park by six (6) runs in a rain affected match. Batting first, the hosts made 3/98 before the rain stopped play after only 23 overs were bowled. Jordan Gaud was unbeaten on 44 runs […]

City Pharmacy PNG Lewas get off to a winning start

The City Pharmacy PNG Lewas started their ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier campaign with a 178 run victory over the Sri Lankan Emerging XI in a practice game on Friday 3rd February at the FTZ Ground in Colombo.   Batting first on a hot and humid day in Colombo, the City Pharmacy PNG Lewas posted a […]

HEBOU PNG Barramundis Fixture announced by Australian Prime Minister Hon Malcolm Turnbull

In a major coup for Cricket PNG (CPNG), Cricket Australia (CA) together with the Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP announced yesterday that the HEBOU PNG Barramundis will take on ACT XI in the curtain raiser to the main Prime Minister’s XI match on Wednesday 15th February at Manuka Oval, Canberra. The Prime Minister’s […]

EAP Men’s Team win for the first time in three years at ACCC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) East Asia-Pacific (EAP) men’s team finished with three (3) wins from ten (10) matches at the 2017 Commonwealth Bank Australian Country Cricket Champions which concluded on Wednesday 11th January in Wollongong, Australia. The EAP Men’s Team, captained by Vanuatu’s National Captain, Andrew Mansale which included eight (8) members of the HEBOU […]

Lae Seniors wins Transhighway Cup

Lae Seniors claimed the Transhighway Cup last Saturday after defeating Lae Juniors in the Grand Final by nine wickets at the Showgrounds Oval in Lae. Batting first, Lae Juniors were bowled out for 83 in 17 overs with Nathan Topai (39) the only Lae Juniors batsmen to show any real fight against a strong Lae […]

Lae Teams dominate second day of Transhighway Cup

Both Lae Teams had comfortable victories while Mt Hagen notched up their first win of the Transhighway Cup on Day 2 yesterday at the Showgrounds Oval in Lae. In the first match, Lae Seniors bowled out Madang for 32 in 15 overs, with Matthew Ila (3/2), Tom Ora (3/5)  and Alu Pak (3/18) all picking […]

HEBOU PNG Barramundis’ defeat Namibia again in WCLC

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis comfortably defeated Namibia by six (6) wickets in the second match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Championships (WCLC) Round 4 Matches at Amini Park today. After winning the toss again, Namibian Captain, Sarel Burger had no hesitation in batting again on an overcast day in Port Moresby. […]

Hebou PNG Barramundis depart for Hong Kong ODIs

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis will depart Port Moresby this afternoon to take part in an historic three (3) match One Day International (ODI) Series against hosts, Hong Kong starting this Friday 4th November, 2016. This series comes after the successful home International Cricket Council (ICC) Intercontinental Cup (ICUP) and World Cricket League Championships (WCLC) Round […]

PNG Cricket Umpires Leading The Way

Cricket PNG (CPNG) Umpires, Lakani Oala and Alu Kapa jetted off to Los Angeles, Unites States of America (USA) last week where they will be officiating in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Division 4 Competition.  Six (6) Teams, Bermuda, Denmark, Italy, Jersey, Oman and hosts USA will be competing in the one […]

Dogodo Bau star in HEBOU PNG Barramundis’ victory in the WCLC against Namibia

Young HEBOU PNG Barramundis’ wicket-keeper batsmen, Dogodo Bau was the catalyst in a remarkable five (5) wicket victory against Namibia in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Championships (WCLC) Round 4 match at Amini Park today. After winning the toss, Namibian Captain, Sarel Burger had no hesitation in batting first on another hot […]

Hebou PNG Barramundis’ second match washed against the Northern Mavericks

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis’ second match of their South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) Premier League campaign was abandoned after only 24.3 overs against the Northern Mavericks due to inclement weather in Darwin yesterday. After overnight rain reduced the match to 39 over affair, the HEBOU PNG Barramundis got off to a disastrous start, stumbling to […]

Hebou PNG Barramundis make perfect start at SACA

The HEBOU PNG Barramundis started their South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) Premier League campaign on a perfect note after defeating Southern Force comfortably by six (6) wickets in Darwin today thanks to a brilliant unbeaten century from Assad Vala. Batting first, Southern Force were bowled out for a very competitive 269 inside 49 overs thanks […]

Hebou PNG Barramundis to begin South Australian Campaign

The Hebou PNG Barramundis arrived in Darwin, Australia yesterday (Wednesday 14th September, 2016) ahead of their South Australian Premier League campaign.  Following a disappointing Maroochydore tour earlier this month against three (3) Australian State teams – Tasmania, Western Australia and Queensland, the Hebou Barramundis are hoping to improve their performance in the South Australian Cricket […]

Hebou PNG Barramundis Fixtures

Saturday 17th September               Hebou PNG Barramundis v Southern Force Sunday 18th September                 Hebou PNG Barramundis v Northern Mavericks Saturday 24th September               Hebou PNG Barramundis v Eastern Edge Sunday 25th September                 Hebou PNG Barramundis v Western Grit Sunday 02nd October     […]

Lae Juniors impressive on Day 3 of Transhighway Cup

Lae Juniors notched up comfortable wins against Mt Hagen and Madang on day three of the Transhighway Cup at the Showgrounds Oval in Lae last Friday 6th May, 2016. In the first match Lae Juniors posted an impressive 6/149 off their allotted 20 overs against Mt Hagen with Jeremiah Aloha (65) and Doko Rupa (41) […]

Transhighway Cup gets under way in Lae

The Transhighway Cup got underway yesterday at Showgrounds Oval in Lae yesterday with Lae Senior notching up two (2) wins for the day. In the first match, Lae Seniors were too strong for the Lae Juniors, defeating them by five wickets. Batting first, the Juniors were bowled out for 67 in 18 overs, with Alfred […]

2016 Associate/Affiliate Umpires Panel

New ICC Umpires Structure Jane Livesey (ICC)- Appointing Umpires for all ICC Events There will be no ICC EAP Umpires Panel/Development Panel ICC Regional Events, other umpires might be asked to officiate Two (2) PNG Umpires on the 2016 ICC Associate/Affiliate Panel 2016 Associate/Affiliate Umpire Panel David Odhiambo AGUTU (Kenya) Iftikhar ALI (UAE) Sameer BANDEKAR […]

Water PNG Cricket Umpires leading the way in the EAP Region

The International Cricket Council (ICC) East Asia Pacific (EAP) Office announced five (5) Water PNG Cricket PNG Umpires in the EAP Umpires Panel and the EAP Development Umpires Panel for 2015. Alu Kapa and Lakani Oala were named in the 2015 EAP Umpires Panel, with Kapa ranked 2nd and Oala ranked 4th in the EAP […]

Cricket PNG launches Gabba Champions Shield

Cricket PNG (CPNG), in association with Gabba Sporting Products launched the new First-Class Cricket Competition in Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Gabba Champions Shield today at Amini Park. After a two (2) year absence, due to the unavailability of turf cricket pitches at Amini Park and Colts Ground, CPNG is very excited at re-launching the […]

PNG Games Cricket Competition starts tomorrow

The Cricket Competition at the 6th PNG Games will commence tomorrow, Monday 17th November, 2014 at Igam Barracks and Showgrounds in Lae, Morobe. Nine (9) mens teams (NCD, Central, Milne Bay, Oro, Western Highlands, Madang, West New Britain, East New Britain and hosts Morobe) will be competing for Gold at the PNG Games. The teams […]

Hebou Shield Teams named for 2013

The Cricket PNG National Hebou Shield tournament dates and teams have been finalised in the revised Hebou Shield tournament for 2013. In an exciting change for this year, the players will be playing in their area of origin status for the Men’s tournament whilst the womens teams will remain as normal. The tournament will consist […]

2012 Hebou Shield Launched

 The Launching of the 2012 Hebou Shield was held on Saturday 2ndJune 2012. Present at the launching was the respective representatives of the sponsors for the men’s six franchise teams – Air Niugini Jets, Brian Bell Bulldogs, BSP Hearts, Digara Diggers, and Hebou Hammers & Monier Miners.  Each of the sponsors presented their respective teams […]

Monier Shield Grand Finals this Weekend

Cricket PNG’s National Championship the Monier Shield Semi-Final turns out major surprises. The under dogs BSP Hearts (4th) upset the CPNG Monier Shield Competition Minor Premiership team Monier Miners (1st) in a low scoring Semi-Final match on Saturday at the Amini Park. After the completion of normal rounds of the Championship, last years Runners-up the […]

Constantinou Shield T20 Competition – Day 1 and 2

DAY 1 ReportVisiting Australia Tasmanian cricketer Brendon Drew helped his team, The Air Nuigini Jets to the best result of the opening day of the 2010 Constantinou Shield at Amini Park, smashing 116 runs off 60 balls. Drew is one of six Australian State Cricket Star’s who arrived in Port Moresby yesterday to boost local […]

Constantinou Shield to Identify PNG Cricket’s Best Talent

Cricket PNG is extremely excited and proud to announce the creation of a new high profile event called the Constantinou Shield. Cricket PNG would like to thank the estate of Sir George Constantinou for contributing a significant sponsorship as the naming rights sponsor of this outstanding event. Replacing what was formerly the Cricket Super Series […]

SP Super Series Launching

PAPUA New Guinea Cricket has broken new grounds with the launching of its very own semi professional competition the SP Super Series in Port Moresby on Wednesday March 26. Now in its third year the tournament is set to be bigger with backing of some prominent corporate sponsors Trukai, Steamships, Telikom and Brian Bell supporting […]