AFGHANISTAN WINS DEVELOPMENT PRIZES, THAILAND’S WOMEN WIN TOOAfghanistan’s run of success on the field continues off the field with news of its winning the top prize in the Pepsi ICC Development Programme Annual Awards 2013, claiming the Best Overall Cricket Development Programme as well as the award for Best Junior Participation Initiative.
ACC WOMEN'S PREMIER PREVIEW: SIX OF THE BESTThe first of the ACC's new streamlined events sees the top six women's teams in the region play in Chiang Mai for what is the start of another cycle of global women's competition. Thailand were the winners of last year's ACC Women's Championship and went on to play in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifiers, performing most creditably. "The opportunity is again open to all of these six countries now to keep improving by playing against their similarly talented peers, and keep climbing up the ladder," says ACC Events Manager Sultan Rana.
SULAIBIYA SPRINGS UP IN KUWAITIt's taken Kuwait Cricket three years, permissions from two different Ministries, the digging of a well, the creation of a reservoir, the installation of a pump and fully automated irrigation system. Finally, Sulaibiya has water, a lush outfield, turf wickets and a brand new cricket ground.