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Acc Trophy

Reformed Irfan gets second chance

Irfan Ahmed is set to make a comeback into the Hong Kong squad bound for the Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 Cup in Nepal next month.

Thursday, 3 November, 2011, 12:00am

Hong Kong lose Twenty20 opener

Hong Kong's campaign to add the Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 title to the one-day crown they hold got off to a terrible start when they lost by one-wicket to Saudi Arabia in their opening game in Abu Dhabi. A run-a-ball 53 by opener Roy Lamsam and a quick-fire 28 from Irfan Ahmed was insufficient as Hong Kong were stunned by the Saudis, whose last pair scraped home with three balls to spare.

24 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Abbas, Skhawat lead HK into last four

A 158-run partnership between Zain Abbas and Skhawat Ali has pushed Hong Kong to a 93-run win over Singapore and into the semi-finals at the ACC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur. Abbas, who was man of the match, and Skhawat came together with Hong Kong on 25 for four. The pair kept their composure as they set the foundation for a winning total of 255 for nine. Abbas made 80 while Skhawat made 83.

31 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Trio power HK to Qatar victory

A superb display of power-hitting from Munir Dar and Najeeb Amar, plus the cool head of Ilyas Gull lifted Hong Kong to a whopping 176-run victory over Qatar in the ACC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Hong Kong were struggling at 79 for seven in the 23rd over, before Gull (56) and Najeeb (45) got together in a superb rescue effort.

29 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Youth policy faces first real test in series against Bangladesh

Hong Kong's youth policy faces a big test today when the new-look team take on the Bangladesh National Academy at the Hong Kong Cricket Club in the first of three one-day matches.

23 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

HK narrowly avoid drop

Hong Kong finished eighth at the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-19 Elite Cup, as they were stunned by Oman in their final game on Tuesday.

The SAR team were lucky not to be demoted to the ACC Under-19 Challenge group next year.

Hong Kong had a tough game against Oman who won by five wickets.

30 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

HK on brink of elimination

Hong Kong's hopes of advancing to the semi-finals of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-19 Elite Cup were virtually washed away as they were hammered by Malaysia in a rain-affected match last Thursday.

Hong Kong lost the toss and were asked to bat first by the hosts who won by seven wickets.

27 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Sharma retires 14 years after losing his way in TST

This is it. Rahul Sharma, the rock around which Hong Kong's batting has swirled for the past 14 years, has finally surrendered to the tides of time. Soon after leading Hong Kong to a face-saving win over Tanzania in the ICC World Cricket League Division Three plate final in Darwin last Saturday, Sharma announced he was quitting the international arena.

10 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Survival of the fittest in Darwin

A lot will ride on the shoulders of Ilyas Gull (pictured) - the first Pakistani to captain Hong Kong - when the ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament gets underway in Darwin today.

27 May 2007 - 12:00am

Onward and upward - HK eye bigger paydays after ACC success

While not exactly counting their chickens, buoyant Hong Kong officials are eagerly looking forward to a bumper payout of US$1 million from the International Cricket Council next year.

2 Sep 2006 - 12:00am