Icc Trophy

HK cling to slender hopes of snatching a slice of ICC funding pie

Teenager Mark Chapman's crucial run-out against the United Arab Emirates might come back to haunt Hong Kong, but against the odds they can still clinch US$300,000 in funding with just one win at the ICC World Cricket League division two tournament.

Thursday, 14 April, 2011, 12:00am

Burke demands better effort from HK bowlers

Hong Kong head coach Charlie Burke wants more discipline from his bowlers after Bermuda proved how difficult it will be for Hong Kong to achieve their goal of becoming an ICC high-performance team with an easy six-wicket win in a practice match in Dubai.

5 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Ali and Khan keep HK World Cup hopes alive

A brilliant effort from fast bowlers Niaz Ali and Aizaz Khan propelled Hong Kong to a stunning eight-wicket win over Vanuatu to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the ICC Under-19 World Cup next year.

13 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Classy Emirates maintain stranglehold on HK

Hong Kong continue to bow before the United Arab Emirates, whose reign as one-day kings among Asia's second-rung nations carried on unabated yesterday as they recorded a comfortable five-wicket victory in the ACC Trophy final in Kuala Lumpur.

27 Aug 2006 - 12:00am


Singapore began their 2002 Tuanku Ja'afar Cricket Trophy campaign on a winning note when they defeated Malaysia by six wickets in a match reduced to 35 overs at the Kowloon Cricket Club yesterday. Malaysia were dismissed for 181. Joshua Dearing made 43 and H.Dongre hit an unbeaten 59 as Singapore overhauled their target for the loss of four wickets in the 31st over.

29 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Teen's ton inspires Pakistan

St George's, Grenada: Teenage opener Imran Nazir hit a maiden century to pilot Pakistan to a comfortable six-wicket win over Zimbabwe and set up a final against West Indies in a triangular cricket tournament. After Zimbabwe were restricted to 204 for seven in their 50 overs, Nazir hit an unbeaten 105 as Pakistan passed their total with almost seven overs to spare.

17 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Rain blots out HK hopes for World Youth Cup

Rain once again proved to be the bugbear in the Hong Kong camp as their chances of qualifying for the World Youth Cup were washed away in Singapore yesterday.

Needing to beat Malaysia in their final group game in the Youth Asia Cup, Hong Kong were once again frustrated by the weather which forced the abandonment of the match with the SAR on 81 for one off 20 overs.

8 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Bangladesh trounce Hong Kong in Cup opener

Hong Kong's campaign at the Youth Asia Cup in Singapore began on a damp note yesterday with Bangladesh scoring an eight-wicket victory in a rain-shortened match.

Heavy rain delayed the start of Hong Kong's first group game in the eight-team tournament. It was only after lunch that play resumed with the umpires deciding that the game would be reduced to 25 overs.

6 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

A perfect Brew as HK shine

Hong Kong became the first team to score 300 runs in the Tuanku Ja'afar Trophy yesterday as the territory avenged last year's defeat by Malaysia with a 85-run victory.

Stewart Brew, making his debut as Hong Kong captain, scored a century as the territory piled up 300 for eight in 50 overs. The Malaysians could only reply with 215 for eight.

28 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Hong Kong edge nearer to final spot

HONG KONG got in some good batting practice yesterday before the weather pushed them closer to booking their expected berth in tomorrow's final in the Tuanku Ja'afar tournament.

Captain Pat Fordham must have heaved a huge sigh of relief when rain interrupted Thailand's innings after just five overs had been bowled.

23 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Batsmen let HK down in Dhaka

BANGLADESH defeated Hong Kong convincingly in both the one-day internationals played at the National Stadium in Dhaka.

Hong Kong were beaten by 73 runs in the first game and lost by six wickets in the second.

Reports from Dhaka suggest that the territory's batsmen failed to come to terms with the slow wickets.

2 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Chinese connection plays key Cup role

HONG KONG'S Chinese connection proved yesterday they are no mere deadweights in the national side, spurring the territory to a 151-run victory over Malaysia in their second match in the Tuanku Ja'afar Cup.

19 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Storey gives territory happy start in Trophy

IT WAS appropriate that a person called Storey should get Hong Kong's new chapter in cricket off to a bright and breezy start.

18 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Nomads on march again with comfortable first-day victory

DEFENDING champions Nomads got their Saturday League campaign off to a good start when they scored a convincing seven-wicket win over Islanders at So Kon Po yesterday.

David Clifton-James played a dual role, taking two wickets and then scoring 35 runs, as Nomads kick-started their title-defence.

11 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

HK humbled by PNG

IF SUNDAY was bad, Monday was worse for the Hong Kong under-19 team playing in the international youth tournament in Malaysia, writes Alvin Sallay.

Having lost by 252 runs to Bangladesh in their tournament opener on Sunday, Hong Kong were subjected to a further hammering yesterday, losing by a humiliating 303 runs to Papua New Guinea.

2 Aug 1994 - 12:00am