ACC Archived News - September 2007

ACC Twenty20 Fixtures Announced

The fixtures for the 2007 ACC Twenty20 Cup in Kuwait from October 27 to November 2 have been announced, with the stage set for some very intriguing battles. Traditional rivalries are in abundance with five Gulf teams featuring – hosts Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE - along with three teams from south-east Asia - Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. Nepal and Afghanistan are also in the competition fresh from contesting the final of the ACC U-19 Elite Cup.
Aminul Islam Is New ACC Development Officer

Aminul Islam, an international cricketer for Bangladesh for 17 years, has joined the ACC as their fifth Development Officer. In Test cricket he is best known for making 145 against India in the first innings of Bangladesh's inaugural Test in November 2000. He captained the national team in the 1999 World Cup and played 13 Tests and 39 ODIs in all.
PCB Donates Equipment To China

Cricket equipment worth US$20,000 has been formally donated by the Paksiatan Cricket Board to the Chinese Cricket Association.  Rashid Khan,  China's national coach said that the equipment was sent by Pakistan as a good-will gesture for the promotion of cricket in China.
ACC Twenty20 Draws a Crowd

The draw for the two groups in the inaugural ACC Twenty20 Cup was made at the ACC Secretariat on August 28 by ACC Development Manager Sultan Rana, ACC Tournaments Executive KK Haridas, ACC Development Officer Iqbal Sikander and KCA Deputy Chief Executive, International Affairs Asad Baig.