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Munir Dar

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.

Sunday, 28 October, 2012, 3:11am

Sunday win comes on Saturday for Sai Wan

Little Sai Wan emerged as winners of cricket's Sunday League Grand Final yesterday, following its controversial postponement last week.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Dar guides HK into Twenty20 final

Munir Dar, the 'dad' of the Hong Kong team at 37, produced another match-winning performance yesterday to propel his team into tomorrow's Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 final in Kathmandu.

10 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Atkinson's heroics see HK book ticket to Dubai

Jamie Atkinson came of age under the toughest conditions of his short span as Hong Kong captain, leading the side into the world qualifiers for the ICC World Twenty20 with seven balls to spare in Kathmandu yesterday.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Munir Dar smacks HK's Twenty20 campaign back on track

A blistering unbeaten half-century from Munir Dar helped Hong Kong coast to a comfortable 44-run victory over Saudi Arabia and get their Asian Cricket Council Twenty20 campaign back on track in Kathmandu.

6 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Dar's arrival in Dubai well-timed for HK

Hong Kong face a make-or-break game today against hosts United Arab Emirates and versatile all-rounder Munir Dar could find himself thrown straight into action just hours after arriving in Dubai as the ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament hots up.

11 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Boost for HK as Chapman confirms availability for Dubai tournament

Stylish teenage batsman Mark Chapman will be available for the ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in Dubai in April - and lead Hong Kong in their quest for more funding from the International Cricket Council.

15 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Black day on and off pitch for Hong Kong

A day which began on a sombre note ended disastrously as Hong Kong slipped to a seven-wicket defeat at the hands of the United States in their opening encounter at the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament.

23 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Last year's heroes get another shot at glory

Hong Kong will rely on their heroes from last year to go one better at next month's Karp Group/PC Jeweller Hong Kong Sixes. Najeeb Amar, Hussain Butt, Munir Dar, Irfan Ahmed and Tanvir Afzaal, who figured in last year's superb performance where the hosts reached the cup final for the first time, will again form the backbone of the team.

17 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Dar and Ahmed inspire HK win over Singapore

Left-arm spinner Nadeem Ahmed produced an excellent all-round performance, which, combined with a match-winning innings of 44 from Munir Dar, led Hong Kong to a superb 45-run victory over Singapore at the Asian Cricket Council Trophy in Kuwait.

6 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Hong Kong show they're ready for ICC tournament

The heat and an ailing captain didn't put Hong Kong off their stride as they got off to a winning start in Buenos Aires by beating Papua New Guinea. Sadly, it was only a practice match.

23 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Dar drops down order to boost HK's chances

Hong Kong skipper Tabarak Dar has opted to relinquish the opening duties and will bat in the middle order at the ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Argentina later this month.

11 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Habib hails Gull fightback

Former captain Ilyas Gull was showered with praise by Hong Kong coach Aftab Habib for his match-winning half-century which allowed the team to 'get out of jail' against Qatar in the ACC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur.

30 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Munir earns professional contract in Dhaka

Hong Kong international Munir Dar's prominent performance in the recent visit by the Bangladesh National Academy has earned him the opportunity to play as a professional for the next two months in Dhaka.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Habib hunts for positives after defeat on debut

The good news first - Hong Kong scored 200 against the top-notch Bangladesh Academy. The bad news was that it was not enough as they lost the first of three one-dayers against the visitors by 71 runs.

24 Jan 2008 - 12:00am