ACC Archived News - November 2004

Malaysia Look Ahead

The Malaysia Cricket Association (MCA) held a Strategic Planning Seminar-cum-Workshop last month which the ACC were honoured to observe. The thrust of the meeting was the search for the solution to arrest Malaysia’s recent drop in international performance-level.

As The President of the MCA, Tunku Imran said, “current thinking in the ICC and ACC is that the longer version of the game is more important for development and for improving overall cricketing ability.” .....
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Cricket Pitches In To The Asian Games

What is expected to be the biggest Asian Games ever has just got bigger with the news that cricket will be a medal sport for the first time in the 2006 Asian Games to be held in Doha, Qatar .....
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ICC Intercontinental Cup Final – Report

Greater match-fitness and matchplay toughness prevailed as Scotland crushed Canada by an innings and 84 runs to win the inaugural Intercontinental Cup in Sharjah with more than a day to spare .....

Scotland : 287 for 8 dec (G. Hamilton 115, D. Lockhart 64, R. Watson 56; Bhatti 4-49) beat Canada : 110 and 93 (Blain 4-28, Butt 4-10) by an innings and 84 runs
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ICC Intercontinental Cup Final – Preview

Two storming performances in the semi-finals which tested both teams to the full have led to Canada meeting Scotland in the Final from November 21-23 .....
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China Comes Into Play

Senior officials from the Chinese Cricket Association (CCA), Mr. Li Gaochao and Ms. Cui Weihong met with Mr. Ehsan Mani and Mr. Syed Ashraful Huq in Hong Kong last weekend for what was described by Mr. Li “as a very productive first step” in developing cricket in China .....
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