Pre-tournament favourites Afghanistan will open their ACC Twenty20 Cup campaign with a tough match against Hong Kong on December 3, according to fixtures announced by the Asian Cricket Council.
Three of the semi-finalists were decided on the fourth day of the ACC Twenty20 Cup, with the three unbeaten teams - Afghanistan, Oman and UAE - all progressing to the last four.
The highly-fancied Nepal were taken to a bowl-out before they squeezed past over 2007 semi-finalists Kuwait, while Afghanistan, Malaysia, Oman, Saudi Arabia and UAE also registered wins on the second day of the ACC Twenty20 Cup.
Nepal, the odds-on favourites who have dominated recent Asian Cricket Council Under-19 tournaments, were brought down to earth with a bump by Hong Kong who sent them crashing to a 36-run defeat
Saudi Arabia pulled off a massive upset with a five-wicket win over Hong Kong on the third day of the ACC Under-19 Elite Cup in Kuwait
Pre-tournament favourites Malaysia and Nepal cruised to easy wins on the opening day of the ten-team ACC Under-19 Elite Cup in Kuwait
Afghanistan's lower-order batsmen ensured their side a third-place finish, while Bahrain salvaged the seventh position with a 99-run trouncing of Kuwait on the eighth day of matches in the ACC Elite Trophy
Round-up of the sixth day's matches from the Asian Cricket Council Elite Trophy
Round-up of the fifth day's matches from the Asian Cricket Council Elite Trophy
Round-up of the second day's matches from the Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite
Saudi Arabia opened their Group A campaign in the Asian Cricket Council's Elite Trophy with a 29-run win over UAE at the Royal Military College
Round-up of the first day's matches from the Asian Cricket Council Trophy Elite
The top sides in Asia outside of the Test arena gather in Malaysia for the highly anticipated ACC Trophy
Next week's ICC annual get-together promises to have more than its fair share of politicking, posturing and controversy
The number of people actively participating in cricket outside the Test-playing countries increased 17% in 2007, according to the ICC.
Saudi Arabia won the ACC Under-19 Challenge Cup, but the tournament was marred by six of the ten participants withdrawing.
Saudi Arabia won the ACC Under-19 Challenge Cup, but the tournament was marred by six of the ten participants withdrawing
Singapore defeated Kuwait by six wickets to win the ACC Under-15 Elite Cup in Bhaktapur, Nepal
Singapore and Kuwait competed in the final of the ACC Under-15 Elite Cup ... but only because everyone else had been thrown out of the competition for fielding over-age players
A few of you have contacted us to ask how the inaugural ACC Twenty20 Cup is getting along
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