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Cricket PNG

Cricket PNG
Cricket PNG logo
SportCricket
JurisdictionNational
AbbreviationCPNG
Founded1972
AffiliationInternational Cricket Council
Affiliation date1973
Regional affiliationICC East Asia-Pacific
Affiliation date1996
HeadquartersPort Moresby
ChairpersonHelen Macindoe
CEOGreg Campbell
CoachJoe Dawes
Official website
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Papua New Guinea

Cricket PNG, originally founded as the Papua New Guinea Cricket Board of Control, is the official governing body of the sport of cricket in Papua New Guinea. Its current headquarters is in Port Moresby. Cricket PNG was founded in 1972[1] and was elected an Associate Member of the International Cricket Council on 24 July 1973.[2][3] It is also a Member of the East Asia-Pacific Cricket Council.

In July 2020, Cricket PNG won the Gray-Nicolls Participation Programme of the Year award, in the ICC's Annual Development Awards to recognise developing cricketing nations.[4][5]

Home ground

The ground is named for the Amini family, several of whom have played cricket for Papua New Guinea (both the men's and women's teams),[8] the ground has seen the men's team play Australia, the West Indies and Victoria.

The women's team played Japan in a three match series at the ground in September 2006.[9]

References

  1. ^ Street, Peter N. (Spring 2011). Maestrone, Mark C. (ed.). "Cricket and Philately: Cricket Tales of Southeast Asia" (PDF). Journal of Sports Philately. 49 (3). Sports Philatelists International: 20.
  2. ^ Greig v Insole, 1 WLR 302, 51 (1978).
  3. ^ "Papua New Guinea receive significant investment through ICC Cricket World Cup community facility fund". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  4. ^ "ICC recognises the work of Associates in annual Development Awards announcements". Emerging Cricket. 28 July 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  5. ^ "PNG opens the doors for the next generation of stars". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  6. ^ Amini Park at cricinfo
  7. ^ Amini Park at CricketArchive
  8. ^ Papua New Guinea players (A) at CricketArchive
  9. ^ Other matches played on Amini Park, Port Moresby at CricketArchive
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