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Sunday League

Haider in hurry as Sai Wan race past Templars

Hard-hitting opener Shakeel Haider hit the fastest century this season in the Somerley Sunday League to spur defending champions JKN Little Sai Wan to an emphatic nine-wicket victory over KCC Templars yesterday.

Monday, 11 December, 2000, 12:00am

Batsmen lift LSW to title

JKN Little Sai Wan were crowned Sunday League champions after they defeated Friends XI by 88 runs at Mission Road yesterday.

A massive undefeated partnership of 256 for the fourth wicket between Tabarak Dar and Mohanna Marzook paved the way for Sai Wan's march to title glory.

21 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Zubair keeps Pakistan on target for double

Fiery bowling from Hong Kong's premier bowler Mohammed Zubair and astute captaincy from Sada Hussain kept Pakistan Association on line for the Sunday double yesterday.

The Pakistanis defeated Vagabonds by 31 runs in the first round of the Sunday Knockout Cup to keep alive their hopes of adding the trophy to the Sunday League title they won so convincingly this season.

26 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Lethal Raza demolishes Vagabonds

A hat-trick from Kamran Raza helped Little Sai Wan to a crushing seven-wicket Sunday League victory over Vagabonds at Mission Road yesterday.

The talented spinner's trio of wickets was the highlight of a one-sided encounter as Vagabonds were bundled out for 116 after opting to bat first.

28 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Sai Wan victory wipes smile off Optimists' faces

Mohanna Marzook hammered an unbeaten 76 in 39 balls as JKN Little Sai Wan romped to a 65-run victory over defending Sunday League champions Optimists yesterday.

The Sai Wan captain, coming in at the fall of the fourth wicket, was in outstanding form as he hit eight huge sixes over the ropes at the Hong Kong Cricket Club.

20 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Title decider and HK clash spice up game

It will be all-out action this weekend.

The territory's build-up to the ICC Trophy reaches its climax today, and tomorrow it's the Sunday League competition, which at the moment is balanced on a knife edge.

1 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Honours hinge on Pakistani display

The fight between established clubs KCC Templars and HKCC Optimists for the Sunday League title this weekend will hinge on the unpredictable Pakistanis, who have seen their fortunes slip away in the latter half of the season.

25 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Infidels fumbling fieldsmen pay dearly for slipshod performance

A painfully embarrassing fielding display by KCC Infidels allowed Pakistan Association to stay well on course towards retaining their Sunday League title yesterday at the Kowloon Cricket Club.

An absolutely shoddy performance by the Infidels fieldsmen, with at least 10 catches being grassed and numerous mis-fields, helped boost the Pakistani total to massive proportions.

13 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Winning start for HKCC duo

The new slim-line look of the Hong Kong Cricket Club (HKCC) in the Sunday League seems to be effective with both Optimists and Scorpions winning yesterday.

The HKCC, who this season have cut down their representation from three teams to two, are serious contenders for the title held by independent side Pakistan Association.

30 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Sharma's one-man show for Templars

IT was a 'Rahul Sharma' day yesterday at Mission Road. The former Indian Ranji Trophy cricketer single-handedly sent the Vagabonds packing to the scrap heap of defeat with an all-round performance with bat and ball.

13 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Middleton rapped over pay charge

THE Hong Kong Cricket Association has censured national selector Jim Middleton for his public allegation that the Pakistan Association were paying their cricketers in the CMI Sunday League.

9 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Kiwi Bannister has a ton of fun

RODNEY Bannister made a sparkling start to the season, slamming an unbeaten century as he helped Islanders to victory over Nomads in the CMI Saturday Cricket League yesterday.

Bannister, who did not play in the opening games of the Sunday League last week turned out for Islanders yesterday at Stanley Fort.

17 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Dragons finally run out of fire

THE honeymoon is over for the Dragons. The unbeaten run of the Sunday League debutants came to an end yesterday at Mission Road when Templars handed them a seven-wicket thrashing.

Lying in second place in the standings before yesterday's game, the Dragons saw their enviable record of not having lost a match outright broken.

14 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Bob goes on spree in derby victory

SCORPIONS' left-arm paceman Bob Fotheringham rose to the occasion of a Hong Kong Cricket Club derby by bowling his side to a 52-run victory over Sunday League title hopefuls Optimists at Wong Nai Chung Gap Road yesterday.

8 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Stalemate gives Templars edge

TITLE rivals Optimists and Infidels cancelled each other out at So Kon Po yesterday, allowing Templars to increase their lead at the top of the Connaught Sunday League.

Optimists declared their innings at 278 for three after 50 overs but did not have the firepower to bowl out their opponents, who finished 13 runs short on 265 for eight.

1 Nov 1993 - 12:00am