Hong Kong introduced with cricket by English their first play was in 1841 after 10 years the Hong Kong cricket club established. They played a number of Interpret matches against the mainland of China. They first played in the year of 1866 in Shanghai and first played Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in 1890.
The SS Bokhara sank in a typhoon there 125 lives loss when she was carrying back a team from Shanghai. Only 23 person survivors. There were only two of the 13 team and other 11 person loss, John Dunn the survey cricketer included them.
They played the last match in 1948 against shanghai. The revolution of Communist in 1949 no more game played in China. The fist international team led to Hong Kong by captain Mike Smith in 1952, and the MCC team first toured in 1966. The MCC played against the national side and won by 74 runs. They achieved the associate membership of ICC IN 1969.
Hong Kong national side played against the MCC after gaining the membership, Tony Lewis was the captain and result was draw. It could not be played ICC Trophy until 1982. Hong Kong team played next match which failed to play future England test match by first round.
In 1986 Hong Kong participated in the next three ICC Trophy tournaments and again failed to progress in the first round. In 1990 they reaching her plate competition and able to come up in the second round in 1994. So they able to play first in the ACC Trophy in 1996 but could not progress in the first round after defeated by Bangladesh and Fiji.
Hong Kong came back to Chinese control in 1997 and they saw their record in that year their best result in the ICC Trophy secured eight place. Again they participated in the ACC Trophy in 1998 but lost to Malaysia in the semi final.
Hong Kong appear in the final of ACC Trophy in 2000 it was the qualifying of Asia Cup for 2002 which was conducted in 2004.Hong Kong did not progress in the first round of the 2001 ICC trophy and in the semi final of ACC trophy lost against UAE in the next year. Their fist relish of one day international cricket came to Asia Cup in 2004 but both the first round matches they lost against Bangladesh and Pakistan. In the same year they also lost in the first round of the ACC Trophy.
They did not qualified in the 2005 ICC Trophy in Ireland due to lost against Oman and Bahrain. They arrived in the final of Fast track nation tournament but defeated by UAE. They took part in the International Cup in 2005 for the first time but they defeated by UAE and against Nepal drew the match. In the same year they failed to progress in the fast track nation tournament. In the final of ACC Trophy Hong Kong again lost to UAE in 2006. They secured fourth of the ACC Premier League. Next year the toured to Darwin, Australia for participate World Cricket league Division three, there they secured fifth place so placed them to Division four of 2008.
Hong Kong participated in ACC Twenty 20 Cup inaugural match inOctober/ November 2007which was held in Kuwait. They played against Kuwait, Singapore, UAE and Saudi Arabia in group B. Hong Kong secured fourth position in their group but unable to appear in the semi final.
Hong Kong played Asia Cup in Pakistan in June 2008. They could not progress in the first round of the four stages. They lost both the match against India and Pakistan.
Hong Kong toured to Dar-es- salaam, Tanzania for took part in the World Cricket League Division Four in October 2008. They won four matches against Italy, Fiji, Jersey and the Hosts and lost in final matches against Afghanistan.