World Cricket League

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

Nizakat eager to seize opportunity of a lifetime

Nizakat Khan has been looking up the Shane Warne manual on the art of leg spin bowling as Hong Kong's vice-captain realises he will be called upon to deliver the goods in the UAE. Yet it his batting that bothers him most.

A poor run of form at the qualifiers in Nepal in December has left Nizakat in a funk.

11 Mar 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

Let's step up to World Cup challenge, says Tandon

Top official Dinesh Tandon called on Hong Kong to step up to the challenge after the International Cricket Council handed the city's weekend cricketers a tough assignment to qualify for the 2015 World Cup.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

HK drop Ahmed for 'bad attitude'

Left-arm spinner Nadeem Ahmed has been told to 'clean up his act' after being dropped from the Hong Kong national squad.

16 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

HK's Intercontinental Cup hopes are dashed by ICC

Hong Kong's hopes of playing in the 2011-13 ICC Intercontinental Cup were dashed after Namibia and the United Arab Emirates were picked to join the six teams in the ICC World Cricket League Division One for the first-class competition.

24 May 2011 - 12:00am

ICC needs HK team in elite event, says coach

Hong Kong head coach Charlie Burke has called on the International Cricket Council to pick his team for the Intercontinental Cup and to play all the home games at the Guangzhou stadium built for the sport at the Asian Games last year.

16 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

HK at bottom of table after 43-run loss to PNG

Hong Kong will need to beat a powerful Namibia in their final round-robin match to stay in the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division Two after losing a third game in a row, against Papua New Guinea, yesterday.

13 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Teenage bowler earns call-up for Dubai squad

Teenager Max Tucker will be the only new face in the 14-strong Hong Kong squad for next month's date with destiny in Dubai, when local cricket bids to join the big boys in the associate world as well as ensure a big payday for the sport.

8 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Captains inspired by Afghanistan's climb to the top

They must have got the spelling wrong, for Steve Massiah, captain of the United States at the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament, is determined to be the messiah who leads his side to the promised land.

22 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

HK to sharpen up for ICC challenge on Sri Lanka trip

Hong Kong will make a week-long trip to Sri Lanka early next month as the build-up to the ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament gathers momentum.

15 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Dar back in HK squad but will have to prove his worth

Former captain and coach Tabarak Dar has been recalled to a 22-strong squad that will carry Hong Kong's fortunes in the next few months leading up to the crucial ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament.

23 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Afghanistan crush HK trophy hopes to win with plenty to spare

Hong Kong's hopes of defending the Asian Cricket Council Trophy were crushed by Afghanistan, who swept to a convincing five-wicket victory in the semi-finals in Kuwait.

9 Apr 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

Ali and Khan keep HK World Cup hopes alive

A brilliant effort from fast bowlers Niaz Ali and Aizaz Khan propelled Hong Kong to a stunning eight-wicket win over Vanuatu to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the ICC Under-19 World Cup next year.

13 Sep 2009 - 12:00am