Forms of Cricket

HK shuts door to Afghan stars

The Afghanistan national team have been declared personae non grata by the Hong Kong Immigration Department, which rejected a request from the sport's local governing body to invite the world's hottest associate member country to the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes in October.

Friday, 13 April, 2012, 12:00am

Foreign service could boost HK World Cup bid

Irfan Ahmed and Babar Hayat could soon be playing overseas as part of a plan to embed Hong Kong's best players in top-grade cricket with an eye on qualifying for the ICC World Cup in 2015.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Minnows' path to 2015 looks closed

Captain Najeeb Amar kissed the ground at the Kowloon Cricket Club last Saturday after Hong Kong won the ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament, and then said the ultimate aim for his bunch of weekend warriors was to play in the 2015 World Cup.

6 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Big-hitting McMillan targets history in his New Zealand swansong at Hong Kong Sixes

Craig McMillan will soon travel the road most retired players take, and become a cricket commentator. But before he sits behind the microphone, he has one last task with the bat - to win the Hong Kong Sixes for New Zealand.

'New Zealand have never won the tournament before and we aim to win it for the first time and create a bit of history,' said McMillan from Christchurch.

11 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Everything to play for and lots to gain


2006: Runners-up in the ACC Trophy and qualify for ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Darwin.

2007: Finish fifth out of eight teams in Darwin and relegated to Division Four. Appoint ex-England international Aftab Habib as coach and Tabarak Dar as captain. The emphasis moves towards blooding youngsters.

18 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Twenty20 to steal top HK names from Sixes

Hong Kong's leading cricketers will miss the Cathay Pacific/Standard Chartered International Sixes in October. They will be in Kuwait for the ACC Twenty20 tournament.

27 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Tournament director pleads for ICC support and takes swipe at Test nations

A senior member of the organising committee made an impassioned plea yesterday to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to support the 'Mickey Mouse' Hong Kong Sixes by putting the annual event on the world calendar.

27 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Bacher's vision looks bright for Hong Kong

Dr Ali Bacher's vision for the future of cricket includes Hong Kong playing a crucial role in the development of the game worldwide.

31 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

South Africans lead the way on day of the underdogs

SOUTH Africa, England and Sri Lanka made a mockery of the seedings by blasting their way into the semi-finals of the Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes at the Kowloon Cricket Club yesterday.

2 Oct 1993 - 12:00am