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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Hong Kong women cricketers to face Sri Lanka in quarter-finals

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:56pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Incheon Team hope opener Keenu Gill will fire at the crease as she did in her top score of 33 over South Korea HK to face Sri Lankain last eight Hong Kong will meet Sri Lanka in the quarter-finals of the women's cricket competition to ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Asian Games: Hong Kong women cricketers lose to China

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:36pm by ALVIN

    ... against Sri Lanka. If we had beaten China today, we would have faced Japan which would have been an easier game. Now we have to do it the tough way Charlie Burke "If we had beaten China today, we would have faced Japan which would have been an easier game. Now we have to do it the tough way," said Charlie Burke, Hong Kong Cricket Association's director of cricket. ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Asian Games medal in cricket is 'ours for the taking'

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 11:47pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... the past four years and we are more experienced. Last time we went to the Asian Games, we were quite overwhelmed by it all but we are not newbies any more and we have played a lot of cricket since ... of the game among the local community. Hong Kong will face China and hosts South Korea in the preliminary round and if they win their group, they will come up against Japan in the quarter-finals. Win ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Miles opens batting in bid to take game into Olympics and China

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com The HKCA's new president is determined to spread the gospel throughout the mainland Miles opens the batting to take game into Olympics and China ... the next year to see what can be done to push these twin goals of getting cricket in the Olympics and galvanising the game in China," said Miles. While the MCC has no hold over the world ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    ICC chief eyes Olympics to spread game globally

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay ICC chief eyes Olympics to spread game globally Alan Isaac, the world's leading cricket official, said the game's inclusion at the Olympics would boost ... Games. ICC president Isaac, who is attending the Hong Kong Sixes, revealed yesterday that the International Olympic Committee was keen to get Twenty20 into the Games but stressed a lot of factors ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    'Big Bash' team Hobart Hurricanes to provide Hong Kong with litmus test

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:35pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... for HK The Hong Kong men's and women's teams for the Asian Games will leave on a nine-day training trip to Sri Lanka on Thursday where they will encounter top-class opposition, including Australian "Big Bash" Twenty20 outfit Hobart Hurricanes. Irfan Ahmed and his teammates not only get the opportunity to hone their game before their medal campaign in Incheon ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Jason Yuan heads teen trio in debut at Incheon

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:57pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... in the 2010 [Guangzhou Games], so this will be a great reward for two very committed players," Burke said. The men's squad received a fillip in May when the Olympic Council of Asia approved ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Youngsters join two veterans, all of whom will represent Hong Kong in their first Asian Games Yuen heads teen trio in debut at Incheon Budding ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    HKCA president believes cricket's inclusion in Olympics is vital for growth on mainland China

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com HKCA president believes cricket's inclusion in Games programme is vital Olympics 'key to growth on mainland' China's leading cricket officials believe the sport has to be included in the Olympics if it is to make any real headway on the mainland, says Hong Kong Cricket Association president Rodney Miles, who met the hierarchy ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    My wife gave me strength to carry on: Alastair Cook

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 11:03am

    ... times, that is what sport is about – it tests your character. To bounce back as a team is a testament to our character, too. “I don’t play this game to prove people right or wrong, I do it to try to win games of cricket for England. “I’m here because I’m passionate about English cricket and believe I am the right man to take this team forward.” It may be more than a year since Cook scored ...

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    Captain Alastair Cook hails England's fourth-test victory over India

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 10:10pm by AFP

    ... to the plate, and we have done that in the last couple of games," added Cook, who made two fifties at Southampton. "We have stuck together well in some tough moments this summer. "We knew it would turn if we kept doing stuff, but the longer we went on not winning games of cricket, the harder that became. "To win at Southampton was massive and the challenge this week ...




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