Asia Cup 2018: Plucky Hong Kong bow out in typical style to renew struggle with cash-strapped board, uncertain future
Hong Kong face a long road back to the top, and their next turn on the global stage may be years off yet, but the task of holding this young team together must surely have been made easier after the fight they showed against India.
Asia Cup 2018: Hong Kong's nearly-men have nothing to lose but plenty to prove in upcoming tournament
For this young Hong Kong side, who had to fight to even get to the tournament, it is all opportunity and zero risks.
Dwayne Smith capitalised on a first ball reprieve to produce a rapid half-century and lead Kowloon Cantons to a 25-run victory over City Kaitak in the Hong Kong T20 Blitz final on Sunday.