ACC Archived News - April 2012

Koreans Come And See
Eight delegates from the Korea Cricket Associaton, Incheon Cricket Association, Incheon Sports Council and Incheon Asian Games Organising Committee were in Dhaka as guests of the Asian Cricket Council during the Micromax Asia Cup. “We invited them specifically so that they would be able to increase their understanding of all that happens on the field and behind the scenes of a major cricket event as Incheon prepares for the 2014 Asian Games,” says ACC Chief Executive Syed Ashraful Huq.
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More Thais To Cricket
Thailand has completed their third National Youth Cricket Championship, this time in the eastern province of Chanthaburi. Teams from twelve provinces took part this year, five more than last time. All players in the 21 teams, the coaches and officials were Thai. The Cricket Association of Thailand says that “the tournament will showcase some of the emerging talent from every province enabling them to pick target squads for national age group teams.”
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Chinese Cricketers Go West
Six Chinese national cricketers are heading to London this year for a season of coaching and play. They will be coaching too. They will be in England as guests of Capital Kids Cricket (CKC), a charity dedicated to increasing cricketing opportunities for London’s inner-city and state school children. England’s Ravi Bopara is a former Capital Kids Cricketer as are a number of current county cricketers.
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