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Cricket PNG launches Hebou Shield for 2017

Cricket Papua New Guinea, Wed Jun 7, 2017 3:36PM

Cricket PNG (CPNG) officially launched the HEBOU Shield- CPNG’s Premier First Class Competition, today at the Cricket PNG Office at Amini Park.

The 2017 HEBOU Shield will take place during the week from June to July, featuring the best male and female cricketers in PNG.

The HEBOU Shield Men’s Competition will be divided into two (2) divisions- 3 Day and 50 Over Competitions. The 3 Day Competition featuring two (2) teams will take place in June while the 50 Over Competition will feature three (3) teams and will take place in July. All men’s matches will take place at Amini Park.       

The HEBOU Shield Women’s Competition will also be divided into two (2) divisions- 40 Over and T20 Competitions. Both these competitions will feature three (3) teams, with the 40 Over Competition taking place in June, while the T20 Competition will take place in July. All women’s matches will take place at Amini Park #2 Ground (Bisini).

Current HEBOU PNG Barramundis players Assad Vala (Diggers) and Jack Vare-Kevere (Hammers), along with City Pharmacy PNG Lewas players Pauke Siaka (Diamonds), Tanya Ruma (Piranas) and Sibona Jimmy (Sharks) were present at the launching of the HEBOU Shield. They will all captain their respective teams in the first month of the HEBOU Shield.  

The HEBOU Shield will kick off tomorrow, Tuesday 6th June, 2017, when the Hammers take on the Diggers in the Men’s 3-Day Competition while the Diamonds will take on the Piranas in Round 1 of the Women’s 40 Over Competition.

2017 HEBOU Shield Fixtures

Men’s 3 Day Division     

Match 1            6-8th June, 2017             Hammers vs Diggers                 Amini Park

Match 2            13-15th June, 2017          Hammers vs Diggers                 Amini Park

Match 3            20-22nd June, 2017         Hammers vs Diggers                 Amini Park

 

Women’s 40 Over Division

 

Round 1            6th June, 2017                Diamonds vs Piranas                Amini Park #2

                        8th June, 2017                Diamonds vs Sharks                 Amini Park #2

                        13th June, 2017              Piranas vs Sharks                     Amini Park #2

Round 2            15th June, 2017              Diamonds vs Piranas                Amini Park #2

                        20th June, 2017              Diamonds vs Sharks                 Amini Park #2

                        21st June, 2017              Piranas vs Sharks                     Amini Park #2

                        22nd June, 2017             Grand Final                               Amini Park #2

Last updated: Wednesday June 7, 2017 4:07PM