Kowloon Cricket Club

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 gr

Sunday, 28 October, 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

Hong Kong Sixes stars look to impress selectors

Chamara Kapugedera and Wayne Parnell will spearhead the Sri Lankan and South African campaign for glory at the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes at the Kowloon Cricket Club this weekend.

23 Oct 2012 - 2:58am

Take guard at the crease

Cricket gives children the chance to develop a sense of patience and self-discipline, improve fitness levels and learn how to perform as membersof a team.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HKCA plays it safe by saying no to 'mega' funds

The Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes this year will feature fewer teams and be played over two days instead of three after organisers said it was 'too risky' to apply to the government's Mega Events Fund (MEF) for financial support.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

League final to go ahead amid row

The controversy-ridden Sunday League grand final between Little Sai Wan and Pakistan Association will now go ahead at Hong Kong Cricket Club - on Saturday.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

KCC shuts out Sunday League final

A dispute over Pakistan Association's right to play in the final of the Sunday League led to the Kowloon Cricket Club closing its doors to the showpiece yesterday.

Pakistan Association were due to meet Little Sai Wan in the final at KCC, but the match was called off after teams were told that the ground would not be made available.

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

HK should help spread joy of six

If, as they say, imitation is the best form of flattery, then the Hong Kong Cricket Association must be pretty chuffed that Cricket South Africa is keen to run a tournament on the lines of the Hong Kong Sixes next year in Sun City.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Going into bat for minorities

The Hong Kong Cricket Association hopes it's found a way to engage young people from ethnic minorities.

In his policy address two weeks ago, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen emphasised the need for improved services for non-Chinese communities, and the Karp Group Hong Kong Sixes is reaching out to the South Asian community through the game.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

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28 Howzat?!

The annual Hong Kong Cricket Sixes will be held at the end of next month, featuring some of the sport's biggest names.

When: October 28-30

Where: Kowloon Cricket Club

Tickets from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288

just Friday: HK$50 (children aged 3-12)/HK$100

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

HKCA Sixes receives Mega shot in the arm

Cricket chiefs pledged to push the boundaries of the Hong Kong Sixes yesterday after being handed a HK$3.5 million windfall from the government's Mega Events Fund.

Three months after the government signed a HK$8 million cheque to woo some of the world's best golfers to the Hong Kong Open in December, it gave the showpiece Sixes in October a shot in the arm.

2 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Coach Burke set to pick up his bat again

Hong Kong head coach Charlie Burke will come out of 'retirement' to play for Kowloon Cricket Club in a Twenty20 Asian club tournament in Singapore next month.

'I have been persuaded to play again by KCC so I will be coming out of retirement,' said Burke with a laugh, who will take part in the Singapore Cricket Club Twenty20 from August 19 to 21.

14 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Bangladeshis rue Sixes omission

The Bangladeshi community is angry over the national team's omission from next month's Karp Group/PC Jeweller Hong Kong Cricket Sixes.

'Bangladesh is also a test-playing nation and we are surprised they have not been invited, though all the other sub-continent teams will be here,' said Dewan Saiful Alam, president of the Bangladesh Cultural Centre in Hong Kong.

12 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

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