In Yeong Oh is a Cricket Player from South Korea, who plays for Incheon Cricket Association and Korea Cricket Association. In Yeong recently injured her finger while playing Cricket, reason she is on leave from Cricket and is willing to make a come back very soon. In the Interview, In Yeong shares her Cricket Journey with us. Also she mentions about the Progress that Cricket has made in South Korea.
1. Tell us about you?
Full Name: In Yeong Oh
Date of Birth: 1989.11.03
Playing Role: All Rounder
Batting Style: Opener
Bowling Style: Spin Baller
Address: Korea, Ilsan SSangyong Apartment 101-1601
Country: South of Korea
2. At Present: Are you a Coach? A cricket player? A cricket related business? A club Owner? A cricket Fan? Mention your work profile (if anything else).
I am cricket player. But now I have injured my finger. Maybe I can play again cricket after next year as Incheon Cricket Association manager.
3. Are you playing cricket currently? If Yes - Since how long are you playing cricket? What level of cricket have you played so far in your country?
4. Do you play for any club or a team? Mention their names? When was it founded? Where are you working currently?
I am in Incheon Cricket Association and Korea Cricket Association. Korea Cricket Association make national athlete. Incheon Cricket Association was established for starting of cricket in Korea and that make many cricket player in Korea. But now I can not play now.
Actually I plan to join International Sport Association. So I can’t know next plan about cricket play.
5. Where do you and your team see yourself in coming 5 years? Where do you want to focus in order to improve your cricket?
Korea cricket condition is very poor. Anyone try to give the money for cricket player. Because first of all cricket is not popular in Korea. So It’s very hard to find good player. And It is very hard to find cricket ground.
6. Do your club/association have any website or facebook page? Mention their links.
You can find ‘Incheon cricket Association’ on Facebook. There some club of men cricket, consisting of foreigner.
7. Any recent achievements/activities that you had. (It could be organizing a small camp, or just playing a match or organizing a cricket camp or playing a tournament series) Do mention the date.
Sorry. I don’t have it.
8. Would you like to come to India for a tournament or a coaching camp? Or do you want to travel any other country (if Yes, please mention the name)?
Yes. Of course. I really love cricket. But I feel difficult to play cricket some where else and working about cricket.
9. What are the challenges you are facing in your country's cricket? If any, how do you feel to overcome those challenges?
I think that Korean like baseball more than Cricket. There are not people who know cricket well. First we have to promote about cricket so that get sponsor.
10. One thing that you instantly need that would boost the involvement of people in your country's cricket?
11. Name any 3 active Cricket Clubs from your locality, Country. Also mention the name and email id of these 3 clubs.
Sorry. I don’t know well. I know the one team. Name is Incheon Eagles.