Following the submission of nominations to the International Cricket Council (ICC) the Asian Cricket Council have announced their regional winners for the 2008 Pepsi ICC Development Programme Awards.

“These awards are important as they recognize and appreciate the hard work and development of cricket in the countries. It gives Associations encouragement to develop their governance and improve on planning. I am disappointed that not all countries have sent in nominations but pleased with the ones that have, and hope all will now follow suit”, says ACC Development Manager Bandula Warnapura.

Among the seven ACC member nominations below, Myanmar is receiving recognition for the first time.

Best Overall Cricket Development Program:
Chinese Cricket Association
Best Cricket Promotion and Marketing Program:
Myanmar Cricket Federation
Best Women’s Cricket Initiative:
Cricket Association of Thailand
Best Junior Cricket Initiative:
Federal Territory Cricket Association
Photo of the Year:
Bhutan Cricket Council Board
Volunteer of the Year :
Khwaja Hamid Imran

Lifetime Service Award:
HRH Tunku Imran


An ICC panel will select the Global Winners from the five regional offices (Africa, Americas, Asia, East Asia-Pacific and Europe) by March 31st 2009.

Asia’s Development Winners
ICC Development Programme Awards

Filed March 4 2009