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ACC Archived News - April 2006


AFGHANISTAN FINDS A CENTRE

Kabul’s youth can now enjoy the benefits of a dedicated new cricket coaching centre, thanks to local businesses supporting the efforts of the Afghan Cricket Federation.



MALAYSIA BANKS ON THE FUTURE

The Malaysia Cricket Association and HSBC Bank have embarked on a landmark joint-venture worth $200,000 to develop junior cricket throughout peninsular and east Malaysia.



ASIA’S TRIPLE TRIUMPH

Asia scooped three of the nine 2005 ICC Development Program Awards with the Chinese Cricket Association, Phuket Cricket Union and Dr, Harjit Singh of Johor, Malaysia being recognised.




MYANMAR TO FIELD ITS FIRST TEAM

The Myanmar Cricket Federation, the ACC's newest member, have confirmed their participation in the forthcoming ACC Trophy in August this year.




INTER-CITY CRICKET FOR INDIA

An idea of the late Madhavrao Scindia, a former President of the ACC (1985-1987) and BCCI (1990-91 to 1992-93), to have cricket played between metropolitan teams in a league format, is likely to come to fruition this year.




AFGHANISTAN BEATS THE MCC

Afghanistan made waves across the cricketing world with Cricinfo, the British media and CNN devoting coverage to the match at the Police Gymkhana in Mumbai between the Afghan national side and an MCC team captained by former England captain Mike Gatting.




BANGLADESHI COACH GOES WEST

Level III Coach Shahidul Alam, a former Premier Division cricketer who has played for Bangladesh representative sides and who is currently the High Performance Program Senior Coach as well as National U-17 Coach for Bangladesh, has been offered a 3-month post through Middlesex County Cricket Club.




VARSITIES GET VARIETY

The BCCI has formulated a program to promote cricket in the 400-plus universities across India by providing them coaches, curators and equipment...




OMAN BREAK GROUND

After much adroit lobbying by the Oman Cricket Board, Oman’s Ministry of Sports has allocated land for the construction of a cricket ground.



 
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