Twenty-four teams from eight countries will do battle at the 9th annual Phuket International Cricket
Sixes tournament being played this week in Phuket from 19-22nd
“It’s another great turnout of teams from around
the cricketing world here in Phuket,” said Asian Cricket Sixes
Tour Tournament Director, Saurav Chatterjee. “There’s a really
good mix of regular sides who’ve been coming to the Phuket Sixes
for a number of years plus several new teams and local sides too.”
Teams from Australia, India, Pakistan,
Singapore, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Thailand and around the Asia Pacific
region will enjoy four days of cricket, with the action starting
at 9am this morning.
The tournament will be played at the new
Kata Group Sports Ground (KGSG) being used for the tournament for
the first time this year.
Sixes is a shortened, highly entertaining, all
action version of cricket in which matches take just half an hour
The Phuket International Sixes
is the showpiece tournament of ACST Phuket Cricket Week, a series
of three cricket competitions and social events with the motto
“fun in the sun!” taking place over one week on the tropical
island in Thailand.
Karon Sea Sands Beach Cricket Tournament
The Southern Stars team from Australia won the
final of the Karon Sea Sands Beach Cricket tournament against the
Thailand Rugby League in fantastic sunny weather on the beach at
Karon, Phuket on Tuesday.
Always an entertaining afternoon with
some special fun rules, including players having to field with one
hand holding a beer, the beach cricket tournament was a big hit
with the teams and supporters and attracted quite a crowd.
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