He first picked up a ball in 2004 and credits watching online videos of his idol Warne as fuelling his love of the game.
"I intend to make the best of this rare opportunity," he said on Monday.Li has played cricket since 2004 and made his debut for Hong Kong in 2010, followed by selection for the 2010 Guangzhou and 2014 Incheon Asian Games.
"My aim is to be one of the leading cricketers for Hong Kong and I look forward to the challenges this experience will provide, which I know will go a long way in helping me achieve my cricketing goals."
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