Hong Kong briefly toyed with the idea of calling up a replacement, but even Superman himself would not be able to resurrect their campaign at the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers after Afghanistan handed out a nine-wicket thrashing yesterday.Tuesday, 20 March, 2012, 12:00am
There is nothing graceful or stylish about Munir Dar. An unorthodox front-on stance at the batting crease coupled with ugly swipes reminds one more of a butcher hefting a cleaver than a surgeon with a scalpel. His left-arm spin comes out awkwardly too; seemingly more desperate to get rid of the ball than to unfurl a web of deceit.18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Former New Zealand test and one-day batsman Lou Vincent is set to become Hong Kong's batting coach as the team embark on an international calendar which includes qualification tournaments for the ICC World Cups - Twenty20 and 50 overs.7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
High-powered International Cricket Council power-brokers, Sharad Pawar and Haroon Lorgat, went out to bat for Hong Kong last night and asked Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to assist the local game in any way the government could. Their plea was welcomed by local officials.28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
The dreams of Hong Kong's weekend cricketers of playing in the 2015 World Cup will be decided at the International Cricket Council's annual conference that gets under way in the city tomorrow.25 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
His father left Sri Lanka to join the RAF in the late 1940s. By then the war was over, but a combative streak was born and it still runs in the family with Warren Deutrom gearing up for a battle against the big shots in the International Cricket Council who will meet in Hong Kong from June 26-30 to decide if a World Cup needs the world involved.19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
The heat is on Hong Kong. And it is not the stifling 39 degrees Celsius variety which engulfs this desert sheikhdom but rather the pressure of knowing that a lot is riding on a successful campaign at the ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament.8 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
Asian cricket chief Syed Ashraful Huq is kicking himself that he did not have 'sixes' on his mind when the Chinese asked him how many teams would be playing every day when cricket makes it debut at the Asian Games this month.7 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
China and cricket, now there's a combination that you don't come across every day. What next? Fiji and downhill skiing?
This isn't China and men's cricket either - it's China and women's cricket that we're talking about here as if this particular mixture of country and sport wasn't odd enough as it is.28 Feb 2010 - 12:00am
'Our bowling has come a long way but our batting continues to let us down'
Hong Kong's tryst with destiny was hardly memorable. They looked completely out of their depth, once again while batting, as Bangladesh scored a crushing 116-run victory in the opening match at the six-nation Asia Cup.17 Jul 2004 - 12:00am