Hong Kong Cricket Sixes

Fate of Hong Kong Sixes in hands of government

Crowds enjoying the cup final of the KARP Group Hong Kong Sixes between South Africa and Pakistan. Photo: Jonathan Wong

The fate of this year's Hong Kong Sixes, left hanging without a title sponsor, depends on the government approving a request for HK$10 million from the Mega Events Fund (MEF), leading cricket official Mike Walsh warned yesterday.

Thursday, 6 June, 2013, 5:47am

Disappointing India dumped out of Sixes Cup competition

Hong Kong supporters cheer on the first day of the Sixes at Kowloon Cricket Club, but Indian fans were disappointed by their side. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Vivek Bakshi, the manager of the India team, brushed aside suggestions that the world's most financially powerful cricketing nation had sent a scratch side to the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes, as organisers yesterday first scrambled to get a virtually unknown side to the ground on time - the first day's play at Kowloon Cricket Club - and then watched them being knocked out of the Cup competition.

28 Oct 2012 - 3:01am

Giantkilling Hong Kong claim England's scalp at cricket sixes

Nizakat Khan bowls to England's Thomas Smith as Hong Kong won the must-win game by seven runs to reach today's Cup competition. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Explosive batting from Babar Hayat and two crucial overs from Munir Dar and Tanvir Afzal allowed Hong Kong to live up to their hard-earned reputation as giantkillers as the home team booked their berth in the Cup competition at the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes yesterday.

28 Oct 2012 - 3:11am

Approaching storm a threat to Hong Kong Cricket Sixes

The captains pose with the trophy yesterday.

Worried organisers of the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes are praying the wet forecast for the weekend turns out wrong.

"Fingers crossed we are not affected," said Glyn Davies, tournament director, yesterday. "The weather is always a concern but we have some back-up plans in case we lose time."

27 Oct 2012 - 4:15am

India set to arrive at the last minute for Hong Kong Sixes today

India set to arrive at the last minute for Hong Kong Sixes today

It will be rush hour for India who will arrive early this morning and dash straight to Kowloon Cricket Club for their opening game in the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes.

Harried organisers were forced to change flights for the team after domestic fixture rescheduling forced the squad to delay their arrival.

27 Oct 2012 - 4:15am