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The 2008 ACC Trophy Elite was a cricket tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, taking place between 25 July and 3 August 2008. It gives Associate and Affiliate members of the Asian Cricket Council experience of international one-day cricket and also forms part of the regional qualifications for the ICC World Cricket League

2008 ACC Trophy Elite
Administrator(s)Asian Cricket Council
Cricket format50 overs per side
Tournament format(s)round robin with playoffs
Host(s) Malaysia
Champions Hong Kong (1st title)
Participants10 teams
Matches played27
Player of the seriesUnited Arab EmiratesArshad Ali
Most runsQatarOmer Taj
Most wicketsMalaysiaDinesh Sockalingham
Official websiteAsiancricket.org
2006
2010

Contents

TeamsEdit

After the 2006 ACC Trophy it was decided to split the tournament into two divisions. The placement of teams in the divisions was based on their final positions in the last ACC Trophy. The top ten teams went on to take part in the 2008 ACC Trophy Elite and the remaining teams were placed in a lower division, the 2009 ACC Trophy Challenge. The teams that made it into the Trophy Elite were:

SquadsEdit

  Afghanistan   Bahrain   Hong Kong   Kuwait
Nowroz Mangal (Captain)

Karim Khan
Raees Ahmadzai
Dawlat Ahmadzai
Ahmed Shah
Mohammad Nabi
Noor Ali
Hasti Gul
Samiullah Shenwari
Asghar Afghan
Hamid Hassan
Noor ul Haq
Shafiqullah Shafaq
Aimal Wafa
Zarab Shah (Manager)
Taj Malik (Coach)

Fahad Sadeq (Captain)

Mirza Yaqoob
Azeem-ul-Haq
Akmal Malik
Muhammad Yaqoob
Abdul Waheed
Qamar Saeed
Ashraf Mughal
Tahir Dar
Halal Abbasi
Haroon Zafar
Imran Sajjad
Rizwan Baig
Dharmesh Kumar
M.H.M. Sadeq (Manager)
Mukhtar Ahmed Yousuf (Coach)

Tabarak Dar (Captain)

Zain Abbas
Zafran Ali
James Atkinson
Ilyas Gul
Roy Lamsam
Shakeel Haq
Ashish Gadhia
Hussain Butt
Irfan Ahmed
Nadeem Ahmed
Najeeb Amar
Skhawat Ali
Moner Ahmed
Jawad Ashraf (Manager)
Aaftab Habib (Coach)

Hisham Mirza (Captain)

Mustansar Hasan
Saud Qamar
Sibtain Raza
Abdulrehman Liaqat
Saad Khalid
Mohammad Akhudzada
Mohammad Murad
Khalid Yameen
Mohammad Ahsan
Jagath Roshantha
Mohammad Javed
Faisal Nadeem
Nadeem Malik
Emad Al Jassam (Manager)
Tahir Khan (Coach)

  Malaysia     Nepal   Qatar   Saudi Arabia
Rohan Suppiah (Captain)

Rakesh Madhavan
Suhan Alagaratnam
Darvin Muralitharan
Nasir Ali
Ahmad Faiz
Eszrafiq Azis
Shukri Rahim
Dinesh Sockalingham
P. Wickramasinghe
Suresh Navaratnam
M. Krishnamurthi
Anwar Arudin
Rosman Zakaria
Ramesh Menon (Manager)
Romesh Kaluwitharana (Coach)

Binod Das (Captain)

Paras Khadka
Gyanendra Malla
Mehboob Alam
Mahesh Chhetri
Sanjam Regmi
Raj Pradhan
Dipendra Chaudhary
Sharad Vesawkar
Amrit Bhattarai
Shakti Gauchan
Kanishka Chaugai
Paresh Lohani
Basanta Regmi
Pawan Agarwal (Manager)
Roy Dias (Coach)

Omer Taj (Captain)

Mohammad Jahangir
Saleem Akhtar
Abbas Khan
Tamoor Sajjad
Imtinan Mirza
Faisal Noor
Usman Malik
Haroon Abbasi
Sardar Badshah
Rusharat Ali
Zaheer-ud-din Ibrahim
Anwar Packer
Asram Muhammad
Nazar Malik (Manager)
Shamas u din Khadas (Coach)

Sarfaz Ahmed (Captain)

Suhrab Kilsingatakam
Asif Shamshad
Hammad Saeed
Khashef Riaz
Sajjad Hussain
Abid Naseem
Shafiq Ahmed
Khalid Butt
Hussain Anwar
Mohammad Amjad
Abbas Al-Nadwi
Ahmed Al-Nadwi
Ijaz Sagheer
Nidal Khan (Manager)
Mansoor Akhtar (Coach)

  Singapore   United Arab Emirates
Chaminda Ruwan (Captain)

Glenn Meyer
Muhammad Ali
Narender Reddy
Chetan Suryawanshi
Sagar Kulkarni
Vivek Vedagiri
Shoaib Razzak
Rizwan Madakia
Christopher Janik
Irfan Madakia
Dharmichand Mulewa
Munish Arora
Pramodh Raja
Harnam Singh (Manager)
M. Venkataramana (Coach)

Khurram Khan (Captain)

Mohammad Tauqir
Saqib Ali
Arshad Ali
Zahid Shah
Amjad Ali
Shadeep Silva
Salman Farooq
Fahad Alhashmi
Shoaib Sarwar
Riaz Khaliq
Qasim Zubair
Rameez Shahzad
Mohammad Iqbal
Mazhar Khan (Manager)
Vasbert Drakes (Coach)

Match Officials
Tanvir Ahmed (Bangladesh)
D Ekanayake (Sri Lanka)
SS Hazare (India)
Aminul Islam (Bangladesh)
RR Jadeja (India)
GF Labrooy (Sri Lanka)
Khalid Mahmood (Pakistan)
SJ Phadkar (India)
BB Pradhan (Nepal)
SS Prasad (Singapore)
Anisur Rahman (Bangladesh)
Samiur Rahman (Bangladesh)
RJ Ratnayake (Sri Lanka)
Aziz-ur-Rehman (Pakistan)
Abdus Sami (Pakistan)
SH Sarathkumara (Sri Lanka)
Anis Siddiqi (Pakistan)
Iqbal Sikander (Pakistan)

Group stageEdit

Points TablesEdit

Green denotes teams going into the semifinals.

Group A[1]Edit

Team Pld W T L NR Pts NRR
  Afghanistan 4 3 0 1 0 6 +0.96
  United Arab Emirates 4 3 0 1 0 6 +0.70
  Malaysia 4 2 0 2 0 4 +0.51
  Bahrain 4 1 0 3 0 2 +0.27
  Saudi Arabia 4 1 0 3 0 2 -2.54

Group B[2]Edit

Team Pld W T L NR Pts NRR
    Nepal 4 4 0 0 0 8 +1.15
  Hong Kong 4 3 0 1 0 6 +1.48
  Singapore 4 1 0 3 0 2 -0.62
  Kuwait 4 1 0 3 0 2 -0.91
  Qatar 4 1 0 3 0 2 -1.26

Fixtures and resultsEdit


25 July 2008
scorecard
Malaysia  
267/8 (50 overs)
v
  Bahrain
234 all out (49.2 overs)
Eszrafiq Azis 63 (42)
Halal Abbasi 2/36 (10 overs)
Imran Sajjad 73 (53)
DM Sockalingham 4/35 (9 overs)
  Malaysia won by 33 runs
Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Rahman (Bangladesh) and A Siddiqi (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Eszrafiq Aziz (Malaysia)

25 July 2008
scorecard
Singapore  
227/9 (50 overs)
v
  Qatar
192 all out (44.5 overs)
Chetan Suryawanshi 49 (38)
Abbas Khan 2/19 (10 overs)
Tamoor Sajjad 58 (97)
Chaminda Ruwan 5/46 (10 overs)
  Singapore won by 35 runs
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: SJ Phadkar (India) and T Ahmed (Bangladesh)
Player of the match: Chaminda Ruwan (Singapore)

25 July 2008
scorecard
Saudi Arabia  
228 all out (50 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
199 all out (30 overs)
Khalid Butt 110 (96)
Khurram Khan 3/31 (9 overs)
Saqib Ali 48 (42)
Shafiq Ahmed 5/45 (9 overs)
  Saudi Arabia won by 29 runs
Royal Military College, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: BB Pradhan (Nepal) and SH Sarathkumara (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match: Shafiq Ahmed (Saudi Arabia)

25 July 2008
scorecard
Nepal    
245/7 (50 overs)
v
  Hong Kong
201/9 (50 overs)
Paras Khadka 81 (72)
Ilyas Gull 2/31 (6 overs))
Hussain Butt 52 (123)
Basanta Regmi 3/41 (10 overs
    Nepal won by 44 runs
Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: S Prasad (Singapore) and D Ekanayaka (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match: Paras Khadka (Nepal)

26 July 2008
scorecard
Afghanistan  
214 all out (48.1 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
217/7 (47.1 overs)
Nowroz Mangal 55 (67)
Riaz Khaliq 3/27 (8.2 overs)
Arshad Ali 68 (127)
Karim Khan 3/33 (10 overs)
  United Arab Emirates won by 3 wickets
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: D Ekanayake (Sri Lanka) and SS Prasad (Singapore)
Player of the match: Arshad Ali (United Arab Emirates)

26 July 2008
scorecard
Singapore  
237/9 (50 overs)
v
  Kuwait
238/9 (44.5 overs)
Chetan Suryawanshi 65 (68)
Mohammad Murad 3/41 (5 overs)
Mohammad Ahsan 91* (76)
Chaminda Ruwan 3/32 (10 overs)
  Kuwait won by 1 wicket
Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: SS Hazare (India) and Khalid Mahmood (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Mohammad Ahsan (Kuwait)

26 July 2008
scorecard
Qatar  
171 all out (47.2 overs)
v
    Nepal
172/3 (37.3 overs)
Omer Taj 48 (77)
Shakti Gauchan 3/25 (10 overs)
Gyanendra Malla 76* (82)
Abbas Khan 2/40 (10 overs)
    Nepal won by 7 wickets
Royal Military College, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Rahman (Bangladesh) and SJ Phadkar (India)
Player of the match: Shakti Gauchan (Nepal)

26 July 2008
scorecard
Bahrain  
335 all out (49.2 overs)
v
  Saudi Arabia
137 all out (33.1 overs)
Azeem-ul-Haq 79 (80)
Abid Naseem 2/31 (5 overs)
Suhrab Kilsingatakam 52 (93)
Fahad Sadeq 3/34 (10 overs)
  Bahrain won by 198 runs
Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Siddiqi (Pakistan) and T Ahmed (Bangladesh)
Player of the match: Azeem-ul-Haq (Bahrain)

27 July 2008
scorecard
Kuwait  
161 all out (46.2 overs)
v
  Hong Kong
164/4 (35.5 overs)
Sibtain Raza 47 (70)
Nadeem Ahmed 4/28 (10 overs)
Hussain Butt 53* (66)
Saad Khalid 1/18 (2 overs)
  Hong Kong won by 6 wickets
Bayeumas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: K Mahmood (Pakistan) and BB Bradhan (Nepal)
Player of the match: Hussain Butt (Hong Kong)

27 July 2008
scorecard
Afghanistan  
263/9 (50 overs)
v
  Malaysia
197 all out (46.3 overs)
Karim Khan 81 (73)
Dinesh Sockalingham 4/49 (10 overs)
M Krishnamurthi 34 (62)
Nowroz Mangal 5/24 (5.3 overs)
  Afghanistan won by 66 runs
Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: SS Hazare (India) and SH Sarathkumara (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match: Nowroz Mangal (Afghanistan)

28 July 2008
scorecard
Bahrain  
122 all out (33.3 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
124/2 (28 overs)
Imran Sajjad 47 (46)
Mohammad Tauqir 4/19 (9 overs)
Arshad Ali 46* (96)
Azeem-ul-Haq 2/20 (6 overs)
  United Arab Emirates won by 8 wickets
Bayeumas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Rehman (Pakistan) and SH Sarathkumara (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match: Mohammad Tauqir (United Arab Emirates)

28 July 2008
scorecard
Hong Kong  
276 all out (49.2 overs)
v
  Qatar
100 all out (19 overs)
Munir Dar 89 (52)
Haroon Abbasi 3/41 (10 overs)
Omer Taj 30 (32)
Irfan Ahmed 5/47 (8 overs)
  Hong Kong won by 176 runs
Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Rahman (Bangladesh) and SS Prasad (Singapore)
Player of the match: Ilyas Gul (Hong Kong)

28 July 2008
scorecard
Singapore  
155/9 (50 overs)
v
    Nepal
156/4 (40.5 overs)
Chaminda Ruwan 40 (83)
Mehboob Alam 3/25 (10 overs)
Paras Khadka 71* (97)
Pramodh Raja 2/28 (8 overs)
    Nepal won by 6 wickets
Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: D Ekanayake (Sri Lanka) and T Ahmed (Bangladesh)
Player of the match: Paras Khadka (Nepal)

29 July 2008
scorecard
Saudi Arabia  
172 all out (48.2 overs)
v
  Afghanistan
175/4 (25.3 overs)
Abid Naseem 67 (100)
Mohammad Nabi 5/30 (8.2 overs)
Noor Ali 70* (49)
Ijaz Sagheer 1/27 (5 overs)
  Afghanistan won by 6 wickets
Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: SJ Phadkar (India) and BB Pradhan (Nepal)
Player of the match: Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan)

29 July 2008
scorecard
Qatar  
322 all out (48.3 overs)
v
  Kuwait
298 all out (46 overs)
Mohammad Jahangir (86)
Sibtain Raza 5/55 (9.3 overs)
Jagath Roshantha (55)
Sardar Badshah 3/45 (10 overs)
  Qatar won by 24 runs
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: SS Hazare (India) and K Mahmood (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Mohammad Jahangir (Qatar)

29 July 2008
scorecard
United Arab Emirates  
211 all out (42.2 overs)
v
  Malaysia
154 all out (47.1 overs)
Arshad Ali 67 (103)
Dinesh Sockalingham 6/39 (9 overs)
M Krishnamurthi 40* (71)
Shadeep Silva 3/19 (7.1 overs)
  United Arab Emirates won by 57 runs
Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: D Ekanayake (Sri Lanka) and SS Prasad (Singapore)
Player of the match: Arshad Ali (United Arab Emirates)

30 July 2008
scorecard
Afghanistan  
293/9 (50 overs)
v
  Bahrain
286/9 (50 overs)
Asghar Stanikzai 102 (110)
Halal Abbasi 2/25 (7 overs)
Ashraf Mughal 81 (81)
Dawlat Ahmadzi 3/39 (8 overs)
  Afghanistan won by 7 runs
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Rehman (Pakistan) and BB Pradhan (Nepal)
Player of the match: Asghar Stanikzai (Afghanistan)

30 July 2008
scorecard
Hong Kong  
255/9 (50 overs)
v
  Singapore
162 all out (36.2 overs)
Skhawat Ali 83 (119)
Mohammad Ali 5/45 (9 overs)
Glenn Meyer 35 (31)
Najeeb Amar 3/34 (8.2 overs)
  Hong Kong won by 93 runs
Royal Military College, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Rahman (Bangladesh) and SJ Phadkar (India)
Player of the match: Zain Abbas (Hong Kong)

30 July 2008
scorecard
Malaysia  
316/8 (50 overs)
v
  Saudi Arabia
123 all out (32.2 overs)
Rakesh Madhavan 101 (137)
Sarfaz Ahmed 2/33 (10 overs)
Sarfaz Ahmed 44 (73)
P Wickramasinghe 3/8 (5.2 overs)
  Malaysia won by 193 runs
Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: SS Hazare (India) and T Ahmed (Bangladesh)
Player of the match: Rakesh Madhavan (Malaysia)

30 July 2008
scorecard
Kuwait  
103 all out (38.1 overs)
v
    Nepal
104/3 (29 overs)
Mohammad Murad 19 (17)
Shakti Gauchan 3/5 (8 overs)
Sharad Vesawkar 28* (80)
Mohammad Javed 2/18 (10 overs)
    Nepal won by 7 wickets
Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: K Mahmood (Pakistan) and SH Sarathkumara (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match: Mehboob Alam (Nepal)

SemifinalsEdit

1 August 2008
scorecard
Hong Kong  
154/9 (50 overs)
v
  Afghanistan
129 all out (43.4 overs)
Najeeb Amar 29* (41)
Hasti Gul 3/23 (10 overs)
Ahmed Shah 36 (69)
Nadeem Ahmed 3/14 (7.4 overs)
  Hong Kong won by 25 runs
Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: D Ekanayake (Sri Lanka) and BB Pradhan (Nepal)
Player of the match: Najeeb Amar (Hong Kong)

1 Aug 2008
scorecard
Nepal    
166 all out (47.3 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
172/4 (45.4 overs)
Shakti Gauchan 35 (67)
Khurram Khan 3/20 (6.3 overs)
Khurram Khan 42* (56)
Sharad Vesawkar 2/34 (6 overs)
  United Arab Emirates won by 6 wickets
Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Rahman (Bangladesh) and SS Hazare (India)
Player of the match: Khurram Khan (United Arab Emirates)

Final and PlayoffsEdit

1 August 2008
scorecard
Singapore  
229 all out (49.2 overs)
v
  Malaysia
211 all out (47.2 overs)
Glenn Meyer (75)
Dinesh Sockalingham 3/44 (10 overs)
Suhan Alagaratnam (107)
B Narender Reddy 3/27 (4.2 overs)
  Singapore won by 18 runs
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: K Mahmood (Pakistan) and SH Sarathkumara (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match: Suhan Alagaratnam (Malaysia)
  • 5th Place Playoff

2 August 2008
scorecard
Saudi Arabia  
164 all out (45 overs)
v
  Qatar
165/1 (22.3 overs)
Suhrab Kilsingatakam 65 (129)
Abbas Khan 5/20 (10 overs)
Omer Taj 82* (72)
Abid Naseem 1/23
  Qatar won by 9 wickets
Royal Military College, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: SS Hazare (India) and K Mahmood (Pakistan)
Player of the match: Omer Taj (Qatar)
  • 9th Place Playoff

2 August 2008
scorecard
Bahrain  
328/6 (50 overs)
v
  Kuwait
229 all out (38.4 overs)
Tahir Dar 85* (51)
Mohammad Murad 2/31 (6 overs)
Mohammad Ahsan 66 (75)
Halal Abbasi 4/55 (10 overs)
  Bahrain won by 99 runs
Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Rahman (Bangladesh) and BB Pradhan (Nepal)
Player of the match: Tahir Dar (Bahrain)
  • 7th Place Playoff

2 August 2008
scorecard
Nepal    
210/8 (50 overs)
v
  Afghanistan
213/7 (48.2 overs)
Kanishka Chaugai 43 (63)
Aimal Wafa 2/35 (10 overs)
Mohammad Nabi 55 (56)
Paras Khadka 3/34 (9 overs)
  Afghanistan won by 3 wickets
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: SJ Phadkar (India) and T Ahmed (Bangladesh)
Player of the match: Samiullah Shenwari (Afghanistan)
  • 3rd Place Playoff

3 August 2008
scorecard
United Arab Emirates  
243/7 (50 overs)
v
  Hong Kong
205/7 (34.1 overs)
Saqib Ali 102 (134)
Najeeb Amar 4/61 (10 overs)
Najeeb Amar 100 (80)
Shadeep Silva 3/39 (7 overs)
  Hong Kong won by 3 wickets (D/L)
Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: A Rahman (Bangladesh) and D Ekanayake (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match: Najeeb Amar (Hong Kong)
  • Final.
  • Match shortened due to rain; Duckworth-Lewis revised target to win: 203 runs in 36 overs for Hong Kong.

Final PlacingsEdit

Pos Team
1st   Hong Kong
2nd   United Arab Emirates
3rd   Afghanistan
4th     Nepal
5th   Singapore
6th   Malaysia
7th   Bahrain
8th   Kuwait
9th   Qatar
10th   Saudi Arabia

StatisticsEdit

[3]

Most Runs Most Wickets
  Omer Taj 294   Dinesh Sockalingham 18
  Suhan Alagaratnam 278   Abbas Khan 12
  Arshad Ali 268   Najeeb Amar 12
  Paras Khadka 209   Halal Abbasi 11
  Najeeb Amar 195   Irfan Ahmed 11

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit