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2016 East Asia Cup & Sano UK Festival
Venue: Sano International Cricket Ground (formerly Tanuma Cricket Ground)
2016/11/03 - 2016/11/06
2016 Men’s East Asia Cup & Sano UK Festival
The 2016 Men’s East Asia Cup was the first event of it’s kind and was hosted in Sano, Japan and alongside the hosts would feature the China, Hong Kong Dragons and South Korea.
Japan were coached by David Reid of Cricket Victoria, and captained by Masaomi Kobayashi and also included 15-year-old Marcus Thurgate who made his debut.
Japan won each of their first three matches before losing a tense final to South Korea in front of an excellent crowd. Despite losing the Final Masaomi Kobayashi was the leading run-scorer of the tournament and Kohei Wakita the leading wicket-taker.
Date Time East Asia Cup UK Festival etc Nov. 3 Thurs 09：15 – 12:15 Match 1: Japan vs China 12：15 – 13:15 Lunch 13：15 – 16:15 Match 2: CHK Sportsroad Dragons vs Korea Nov. 4 Fri 09：15 – 12:15 Match 3: China vs Korea 12：15 – 13:15 Lunch 13：15 – 16:15 Match 4: Japan vs CHK Sportsroad Dragons Nov. 5 Sat 08：45 – 11:45 Match 5: CHK Sportsroad Dragons vs China 09：40 – 13:00 Sano Social League 12：00 – 13:00 Lunch 13：15 – 16:15 Match 6: Japan vs Korea Nov. 6 Sun 09：15 – 12:45 3rd Pace Playoff Sano UK Festival 12：15 – 13:15 Lunch Sano UK Festival 13：15 – 16:15 Final Sano UK Festival 16:45 – 17:15 Closing Ceremony
Japan Cricket Association
Sano City, Sano Chamber of Commerce and Industries, “City of Cricket Sano” Supporter Club
Ministry of Foreigh Affairs, British Embassy Tokyo, British Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Tochigi Prefecture, Sano City Board of Education, Sano Aso Chamber of Commerce, Sano City Tourism Association, Sano City International Exchange Association, JA Sano, Sano City Doctor’s Association, Sano Rugby Football Association, Sano City Soccer Association