Asian Cricket Council

  • 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,...
  • Sri Lanka cricketers resolve pay dispute April 23, 2014

    Colombo: The pay dispute between Sri Lanka Cricket and its 13 contracted players ended on Wednesday when the latter agreed to accept 10 percent of the participation fees from ICC and Asian Cricket Council (ACC) events. The players had demanded 20 percent of the participation fees which Sri Lanka Cricket would...
  • 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...
  • Bangladesh says extra security for Pakistan in Asia Cup January 10, 2014

    Dubai: Bangladesh on Friday promised enhanced security for the Pakistan cricket team during next month's Asia Cup, after political unrest in Dhaka endangered their participation in the regional event. The Asian Cricket Council last week decided to host the event in Dhaka from February 25March 8 despite violence and protests in...
  • 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...
  • Learnt a lot from Vivian Richards: Unmukt Chand July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Promising batsman Unmukt Chand is hoping to reap the rewards of the lessons he has learnt from legendary West Indian batsman Vivian Richards on the importance of "self belief and confidence". "I spoke to him [Richards] and he stressed on the importance of self belief and confidence. I am...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ACC rejects Bangladesh collision claims March 26, 2012

    Dhaka: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Monday rejected a complaint from Bangladesh that Pakistani pacer Aizaz Cheema deliberately blocked their batsman Mahmudullah Riyad in the last over during the tense chase in the Asia Cup final. Chasing 237 for a victory in the Asia Cup final in Mirpur last week, Bangladesh...
  • Afghanistan target World T20 spot March 21, 2012

    Dubai: Missing out on the Asia Cup has added to Afghanistan's motivation to win the ICC World Twenty20 qualifier for another shot at cricket's major teams. Afghanistan, who play Namibia on Thursday with one of two World T20 spots on the line, hoped recent international success would have been enough to...
  • 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...
  • No possibility of Pak touring India in 2012 December 16, 2011

    Karachi: There is no chance of an India-Pakistan bilateral series next year in March on Indian soil, as indicated by the Future Tours Programme, since the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has announced the Asia Cup during the same time in Dhaka. The ACC at a meeting earlier this week in Singapore...