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Colombo, 13th AUGUST 2017
The Asian Cricket Council has concluded its 34th Annual General Meeting in Colombo Sri Lanka on 12th August 2017. The Meeting was chaired by incoming ACC President Mr. Najam Sethi of Pakistan and was attended by officials of the ACC member countries.

Malaysian Cricket Team Get An Arm Twisting Lesson From Muscles

"The art of spinning lies in a good arm-wrist position and a good release-spin technique," says Mr Venkatapathy Raju, a former India left-arm spinner, who is here at the Kinrara Oval to train 8 spinners in the Malaysia National Cricket Men's team.


Tournament Review
After 15 matches, 5834 runs, 7777 balls, 230 wickets, 513 fours and 95 sixes, Sri Lanka were crowned as the champions of ACC’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2017. Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 5 wickets thanks to Shehan Jayasuriya’s superb exhibition of spin bowling (3/22) and Sadeera Samarawickrama’s free flowing knock (42-ball 45). Let’s look back and rekindle memories of the past 8 days.

Finals Review:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 5 wickets to clinch ACC’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2017. Shehan Jayasuriya was awarded man of the match for his magical off break bowling spell where he recorded figures of 3/22 in 6 overs. Charith Asalanka was awarded man of the series for his stellar run in the tournament in which he accumulated 338 runs from 5 matches.
ACC Women's Asia Cup T20 2016
The Cricket Association of Thailand has built up a close relationship with the Asian Cricket Council over the years, hosting close to twenty tournaments, and it is a notable milestone that the ACC Women’s Asia Cup T20 is being staged in Bangkok in 2016.
New ACC Head Office Opens In Sri Lanka
On an invitation from Sri Lanka Cricket, the Asian Cricket Council has established a permanent base in Sri Lanka, with an office in a building provided by Sri Lanka Cricket.
Twenty First Century Media Wins Sponsorship Rights Of Asia Cup Tournaments From 2016 To 2019
Media Release
8th January 2016

The Asian Cricket Council today announced that it has awarded the Sponsorship Rights of Asia Cup Tournaments from 2016 to 2019 to Twenty First Century Media Pvt. Ltd. (TCM) for a period of four years.
ACC Awarded Media Rights Of Asia Cups 2016-2023 To Star India
Media Release
21st December 2015

The Asian Cricket Council wishes to announce that the Media Rights of the next event cycle from 2016 to 2023 has been awarded to Star India. The decision was taken at an Asian Cricket Council’s meeting held on 20th December 2015 in Singapore.
Asian Cricket Council Center Of Excellence
Media Release
15th December 2015

The Asian Cricket Council is delighted to announce a milestone, in its history of over three decades, in establishing an ACC Center of Excellence in Dharamshala, India. This Center of Excellence will be housed in the Dharamshala Cricket Facility.
ACC Demerger In Response To ICC Restructuring
A meeting of the ACC Executive Board was held on 13th April 2015 where the Board further endorsed the decisions taken at its previous meeting, in response to ICC restructuring, to demerge its dual role of hosting events and conducting development work in the Asian region in order to provide the required focus and perform roles effectively.
Changes To The Cricket Development Structure In Asia
ICC Media Release, Dubai, April 17 2015
The International Cricket Council (ICC) and Asian Cricket Council (ACC) today announced that the regional development activities implemented by the ACC, currently based in Kuala Lumpur, will from 1 July 2015 be managed by the ICC, based in Dubai.
Thailand And Malaysia Win ICC Development Prizes
Thailand have won their second ICC Development Programme Annual Award. Having won last year for Best Women's Cricket Initiative, this year the Cricket Association of Thailand have taken The Spirit of Cricket Award, given to acknowledge its work with underprivileged Hill Tribe children and orphans in Northern Thailand, providing them with education alongside cricket activities. Feisal Tajuddin of Malaysia receives the singular honour of being Volunteer of the Year thanks to his work in growing cricket at all levels in Malaysia.
Qatar Hits The Mark
Following the Level 0 Umpiring Course held in January in Qatar, a Level I has been held. The course featured a number of the candidates from the start of the year. 17 participants in all, including 4 ladies, were taken through the modules by ACC Umpiring Resource Person Bomi Jamula, who was assisted by local mistress of all trades Shivani Mishra.
Singapore Reaches Out To A Yorker
The Singapore Cricket Association Academy which currently runs programs throughout the week at the Kallang in the east of the city state now has another operations venue on the other side of the island, at the Yorker Cricket Ground. SCA National Development Officer Shoib Razzak says, "our main objective was to apply our resources. Parents had been telling us that bringing their boys to Kallang from so far away was difficult, so doubling up our activity on weekends at Yorker allow us to serve the community and develop the schools in the west."

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