ACC

  • Congress accuses over-centralisation of power in the government 1 week ago

    Reacting sharply to the changing development of the Prime Minister directly deciding the transfer and posting of senior officers and the altered status of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Congress leader Manish Tewari accused it of a gross over-centralisation of power and of being symbolic of a personality cult....
  • PM Modi directly deciding on postings of senior officers, say reports; is the Home Minister powerless? 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The transfers and postings of senior officers are being directly decided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh only signing the files once the PM has taken a decision, reports have suggested. Senior officers like Special Secretary Internal Security in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary...
  • ICC delays decision on ACC's future July 1, 2014

    Karachi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has delayed a decision on the future of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) until December this year. At its recent annual meeting in Melbourne the ICC members discussed at length the future of the ACC and whether it was serving any purpose other than distributing...
  • ACC in doldrums after ICC rethinks on development funds May 29, 2014

    Karachi: The very existence of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is in doldrums after a rethink in the International Cricket Council (ICC) on the development funds being spent globally for promotion of cricket. The ACC, whose President at present is India's N Srinivasan and chief executive is Bangladesh's Ashraf ul Haq,...
  • N Srinivasan all set to chair ACC Meeting in Chennai May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket board's president-in-exile N Srinivasan is all set to chair a meeting of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in Chennai on Monday. The meeting has been kept a hush-hush affair as the Tamil Nadu strongman refused to divulge any information about it when he was contacted. Sources within...
  • Pakistan cricket must restore international confidence: ACC April 15, 2014

    Pakistan authorities need to restore the confidence of the cricketing world to bring international activity back to the country, an Asian Cricket Council official said Tuesday. Pakistan have not hosted any international cricket since a brazen militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009. The Asian Cricket...
  • World T20: ICC happy with security situation in Bangladesh January 29, 2014

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is happy with the security situation in Bangladesh ahead of the World Twenty20 slated for March 16 to April 6. The ICC in a statement said that its Board on Wednesday received a report on the security situation in Bangladesh and feels progress has been...
  • Sri Lanka offer to host Asia Cup, World Twenty20 January 3, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka are ready to step in and host the Asia Cup one-day tournament and the World Twenty20 if the two events are pulled out of violence-plagued Bangladesh, a top official said on Friday. The Asia Cup had been scheduled to be held between February 24 and March 7 in...
  • Vijay Zol to captain India in under-19 Asia Cup November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Maharashtra batsman Vijay Zol has been named captain of the India under-19 squad for the ACC Asia Cup in the UAE, which will begin on December 28. Kerala wicketkeeper Sanju Vishwanadh, who was part of the Under-19 team for the Asia Cup in 2012, has been appointed Zol's...
  • Modalities of 2014 Asia Cup discussed in ACC meet September 14, 2013

    Chennai: Top members of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Saturday discussed the modalities of the 2014 Asia Cup tournament, which is to be hosted by Bangladesh for a second straight time, in February-March next year. The tournament, to be held from February 24 to March 8, has gone to Bangladesh...
  • Victorious India Under-23 cricket team return home August 28, 2013

    Suryakumar-led India Under-23 team defeated Pakistan in the final to lift the ACC Emerging Teams Cup in Singapore. ...
  • India hammer Pakistan by 9 wickets to win U-23 ACC Emerging Teams Cup August 25, 2013

    A skillfull Indian team put up an all-round show to lift the Under-23 Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging Teams Cup as they overwhelmed Pakistan by 9 wickets at the Kallang Ground in Singapore on Sunday. Pakistan, who chose to bat, were bundled out for a paltry 159 thanks to Baba Aparajith's...
  • ACC Under-23 final, India v Pakistan: As it happened August 25, 2013

    India innings: India hammer Pakistan by nine wickets Riding on a magnificent batting by Manprit Juneja (51) and Lokesh Rahul (93), India pummeled Pakistan by nine wickets to win the ACC Emerging Teams Cup at at Kallang Ground in Singapore. Chasing 160-run target, India achieved it with 98 ball spare....
  • India U-23s face Pakistan U-23s in ACC Cup final August 24, 2013

    Singapore: An engaging climax is on the cards as India Under-23s take on Pakistan Under-23s in the final of the ACC Emerging Teams Cup at the Kallang Ground on Sunday. The last time two age-group teams from the two countries met in a 50-over final, the result was a nerve-racking...
  • India U-23s pip UAE to make ACC Cup final August 23, 2013

    Singapore: A day after they suffered defeat to a full-strength Afghanistan, India Under-23s beat UAE Under-23s to book their place in the final of the ACC Emerging Teams Cup at the Kallang Ground on Friday. Defending a total of 208 after their batsmen disappointed as a unit, India were bowled...
  • Afghanistan shock India U-23s in ACC tournament August 22, 2013

    Singapore: The India Under-23 cricket team suffered a shock upset at the hands of Afghanistan in a limited-overs Group A match of the ACC Emerging Teams Cup at the Kallang Cricket Ground on Thursday. Chasing 185 for victory, India - boasting of Ranji Trophy and IPL players - could...
  • ACC Emerging Teams Cup: India beat Pakistan by three wickets August 18, 2013

    Singapore: Medium pacer Sandeep Warrier picked up three wickets, while opener Unmukt Chand struck a patient half-century as India's Under-23 team got the better of archrivals Pakistan by three wickets in a limited overs Group A match of the ACC Emerging Teams Cup in Singapore on Sunday. Chasing 192 for victory,...
  • Young Jammu and Kashmir batsman Khajuria in India U-19 squad July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of Parveez Rasool's selection in the Indian team for the Zimbabwe tour, another Jammu and Kashmir cricketer Shubham Khajuria was on Wednesday selected in the India U-19 squad for the tour of Sri Lanka. Seventeen-year-old Khajuria, who hails from Jammu, has already played three Ranji...
  • Bangladesh to host 2014 Asia Cup April 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Asia Cup cricket tournament will be held in Bangladesh for the second time in a row after India, who had earlier agreed to host the 2014 edition, backed out citing a packed international schedule. Bangladesh had hosted the last edition of the tournament in 2012. The likely...
  • MF Farooqui to be new Telecom Secretary March 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer MF Farooqui is likely to be the next Telecom Secretary. Farooqui, who is currently Secretary in the Department of Heavy Industries, is tipped to replace Rentala Chandrashekhar who superannuates at the end of this month. The Cabinet Committee on Appointments (ACC) is believed to have...
  • India women's team in Asia Cup T20 final October 30, 2012

    Guangzhou: Despite rain washing out the semi-final clash between India and Sri Lanka here on Tuesday, Indian eves advanced to the ACC Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup final by the virtue of topping their pool. Tuesday's match was abandoned without a ball bowled at the Guanggong International Cricket Stadium. The Indian women's...
  • Can't revive international cricket in Pak: ACC September 25, 2012

    Lahore: The chief executive of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC), Ashraful Huq of Bangladesh has made it clear that his organisation cannot help in reviving international cricket in Pakistan as it is the responsibility of the ICC. "The ACC can't do anything to revive international cricket in Pakistan, this has to...
  • Cement stocks slide on CCI penalty June 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Cement stocks, including those of ACC and Ambuja today lost ground, falling up to 6.3 per cent after competition watchdog CCI slapped a hefty Rs 6,307 crore penalty on 11 companies for price cartelisation. Shares of ACC tanked 5.17 per cent to Rs 1,191, while Ambuja Cements lost 5.18 per...
  • India to face SL in their Asia Cup opener December 27, 2011

    Dhaka: Defending champions India will begin their campaign in the four-nation Asia Cup cricket tournament against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium on March 13. All the matches will be played in the capital Dhaka from March 12 to 22 next year, informed Asian Cricket Council chief executive Syed Ashraful...