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ACC Twenty20 Cup

Mind control key to success for Hong Kong cricket team

Charlie Burke. Photo: Edward Wong

One of the first tasks coach Charlie Burke and the Hong Kong Cricket Association face over the next few weeks is to pick the next batting coach. But it is not batting per se that has been the problem for Hong Kong, more the players' mindset that we saw so clearly once again at the Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 Cup in Kathmandu.

Sunday, 7 April, 2013, 4:18am

Afghans bowl out poor-batting Hong Kong in ACC Cup semi-finals

Charlie Burke. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong were bowled out for 109 with an over to go, mainly due to shoddy batting and poor running between the wickets while combining for the lowest total by Jamie Atkinson's men in the tournament.

3 Apr 2013 - 5:33am

Hong Kong keep winning streak alive at ACC Twenty 20 Cup

Charlie Burke. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong kept their unbeaten streak alive with another convincing victory, this time over Singapore, to reach the semi-finals at the Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 Cup in Kathmandu and ensure their ticket to the world qualifiers for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup next year.

31 Mar 2013 - 4:57am

Hong Kong ease past Nepal to close in on world qualifiers

Waqas Barkat

Playing at home and in front of thousands of their fans, Nepal were always considered a huge threat but Hong Kong brushed aside the hosts with minimum fuss to record their second successive six-wicket win in as many days at the Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 Cup in Kathmandu.

28 Mar 2013 - 4:16am

Irfan blasts Malaysia as Hong Kong launch Cup quest

Irfan Ahmed from the Hong Kong cricket team. Photo: Edward Wong

Irfan Ahmed bludgeoned Malaysia into submission as Hong Kong got their campaign to book a berth in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup qualifiers off to a winning start in Kathmandu with a six-wicket victory.

27 Mar 2013 - 4:27am

Hong Kong hope to get off to a winning start at Twenty20 Cup

Hong Kong cricket team coach Charlie Burke. Photo: Edward Wong

With their batsmen in fine form, Hong Kong will hope to get off to a winning start when they take on Malaysia in their opening pool match at the Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 Cup in Kathmandu.

26 Mar 2013 - 5:00am

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

HK U-15s ejected after age tests

Hong Kong officials have raised strenuous objections after the Under-15 team was disqualified from the Asian Cricket Council Under-15 Elite Cup in Kathmandu, Nepal following bone tests which had apparently revealed three over-aged players in the 14-strong squad.

3 Dec 2007 - 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