Roy Lamsam

Regulars lose spots in new-look HK team

Three big names - Courtney Kruger, Roy Lamsam and Nadeem Ahmed - are missing from a 17-strong national squad for the international season, beginning with next week's tour to Papua New Guinea.

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 12:00am

HK up against it after losing opening qualifier

Hong Kong's bad habit of starting international tournaments on a losing note surfaced again after Nepal scored a comfortable 28-run victory in the opening pool game at the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers.

14 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Blow for HK as Chapman skips tournament

Hong Kong was left ruing the unavailability of talented all-rounder Mark Chapman for the ICC World Twenty20 qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates next month after the teenager cried off because of school commitments in New Zealand.

3 Feb 2012 - 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

Age just a number for HK

You can't but help smile inwardly as Jamie Atkinson gushes about Hong Kong, referring to the team as the 'boys'. It is quite appropriate terminology because the majority of the 14-strong squad are just that: boys. And he is one of them.

27 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Four in running for Hong Kong captaincy

The national squad began training yesterday in preparation for December's ACC Twenty20 tournament in Nepal. And four of them - Roy Lamsam, Courtney Kruger, Nizakat Khan and Mark Wright - are in the running to succeed Najeeb Amar as Hong Kong captain.

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Hong Kong come down to earth against Bermuda

Bermuda made Hong Kong pay dearly for some poor fielding as they breezed to a 69-run victory at the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament at the Global Cricket Academy yesterday.

10 Apr 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

Playing for high stakes

Hong Kong have taken part in many international tournaments in the past, but the ICC World Cricket League Division Two competition in Dubai will be their biggest date with destiny. This six-team tournament starting on Friday will ensure Hong Kong cricket a secure financial footing for the next couple of years - providing they finish in the top four.

3 Apr 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

Teenage Chapman ready to play man's role in Hong Kong's fight

Mark Chapman may be the baby of the side, but all eyes are on him as Hong Kong, hosting its first big international tournament, aim for a top-two finish in the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament, which gets under way today.

22 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

So close, but yet so far in China's learning curve at the crease

China lost their first game at the Hong Kong Sixes, but won the hearts of the crowd who cheered the international cricket novices enthusiastically even though the winning team were the Hong Kong Development Squad.

8 Nov 2010 - 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

Haider spoils Wanderers' party

Hong Kong international Afzaal Haider played a crucial role with bat and ball to spark KCC Templars to a 36-run victory and spoil HKCC Wanderers' hopes of a winning return to Sunday League action at Kowloon Cricket Club yesterday.

11 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Haider rescues woeful HK

A battling 66 from Afzaal Haider saved Hong Kong from ignominy on the opening day of the ACC Fast Track Countries Tournament three-day match against Singapore at the Kallang ground yesterday.

Having elected to bat after winning the toss, Hong Kong slumped to 18 for five before recovering to 159 all out, thanks to a valiant knock from fast bowler Haider.

8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am