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Dinesh Tandon

Afghanistan ruled out of Sixes

Red tape has forced the Hong Kong Cricket Association to abandon plans to invite Afghanistan to the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes in October.

Chairman Dinesh Tandon said: 'We will not pursue the possibility of getting Afghanistan for the Sixes.

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 12:00am

Payment system 'needs rethink'

The Mega Events Fund needs to change its 50-50 payment rule, says top cricket official Dinesh Tandon, as his association is still waiting for the balance of their handout six months after its marquee event.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

HKCA leadership pair to quit

The Hong Kong Sixes faces a possible leadership vacuum with the top two officials at the Hong Kong Cricket Association, president Shahzada Saleem and chairman Dinesh Tandon, stepping down at the end of this month. But both insisted yesterday the future of the popular tournament was secure and its continued success was guaranteed.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Keep it simple, officials urged

Sports chiefs yesterday urged officials to simplify the Mega Events Fund application process after the government extended the programme's life by five years and topped it up with HK$150 million.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HK's openers practise big hitting in Pakistan

Big-hitters Irfan Ahmed and Babar Hayat will be given a quick-fire dose of training in Pakistan on the finer arts of power hitting, as Hong Kong build up to the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers next month in the United Arab Emirates.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

All set for a clean Sixes, Tandon says

Tough measures will be in place to ensure this weekend's Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes is free of corruption, including the players not having access to mobile phones and restricting public contact during the tournament.

24 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

New and improved

When Sanath Jayasuriya walks out to bat in the first ever international Twenty20 game played on Hong Kong soil on Friday at the Kowloon Cricket Club, he could be heralding a new dawn for the Hong Kong Cricket Association.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Let's step up to World Cup challenge, says Tandon

Top official Dinesh Tandon called on Hong Kong to step up to the challenge after the International Cricket Council handed the city's weekend cricketers a tough assignment to qualify for the 2015 World Cup.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Bumper year for Hong Kong cricket

The year 2010 was an excellent vintage for the Hong Kong Cricket Association, but a lot remained to be done, chairman Dinesh Tandon warned.

Tandon, president Shahzada Saleem and the executive committee's 10 other members will return unchallenged at tonight's annual general meeting at Kowloon Cricket Club.

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Sixes free of fixing mischief, chief says

Hong Kong cricket chief Dinesh Tandon insisted the Hong Kong Sixes are corruption free, despite New Zealand players being approached last year by a 'Middle Eastern diamond dealer' who offered them gifts.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Movers and shakers of ICC head to Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Cricket Association will host the International Cricket Council annual conference in the last week of June, a significant coup for the city.

17 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

New members to stay on sidelines in election battle

The battle to take control of the Hong Kong Cricket Association (HKCA) took a strange twist yesterday when the Hong Kong Cricket Club (HKCC) withdrew 161 new members who will now not take part in Friday's vote to elect a president and chairman of the governing body.

26 May 2009 - 12:00am