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The 2009 ACC Trophy Challenge was a cricket tournament in Chiang Mai, Thailand, taking place between 12 and 21 January 2009. It gave Associate and Affiliate members of the Asian Cricket Council experience of international one-day cricket and also formed part of the regional qualifications for the ICC World Cricket League. The top 2 teams were promoted to the ACC Trophy Elite Division. Bhutan also qualified for the WCL82010

2009 ACC Trophy Challenge
Administrator(s)Asian Cricket Council
Cricket format50 over cricket
Tournament format(s)Round robin and playoffs
Host(s) Thailand
Champions Oman
Participants8
Matches played18
Most runsOman Adnan Ilyas 282
Most wicketsBhutan Dampo Dorji 13
Official websiteTournament home
2006
2010

Contents

TeamsEdit

After the 2006 ACC Trophy a decision was made to split the tournament into two divisions. The placement of teams in these divisions was determined by the final rankings in the previous tournament. The top ten teams went into the 2008 ACC Trophy Elite with the remaining teams taking part in the 2009 ACC Trophy Challenge. They were also joined by China who had not previously taken part in the tournament.

Qualified through participation in 2006 ACC Trophy:

Newcomers to the ACC Trophy:

SquadsEdit

  Bhutan   Brunei   China   Iran
Tshering Dorji (Captain)
Jigme Singye
Thinley Jamtsho
Dilip Subba
Sonam Tobgay
Phuntsho Wangdi
Tandin Wangchuk
Lobzang Yonten
Dorji
Kumar Subba
Kencho Norbu
Dampo
Thinley Tenzin
Jigme Norbu (Manager)
Damber Gurung (Coach)
Sujaya Kamat (Captain)
Manzur Ahmed
Muhamad Aleem
Shorin Khan
Basil George
Sreejith Kallumpurath
Muhammed Alaudeen
Samantha Weerakoon
Rabeek Abbas
Jahaber Kiyasudeen
Kamalan Muneeswaran
Sinnathurai Induraj
Arafat Mahabub
Abdul Gaffoor
Haji Mosli Mohamad (Manager)
Manzur Ahmed (Coach)
Zhao Yang (Captain)
Guo Fengfeng
Wang Ronggang
Dong Chao
Wang Lei
Zhang Xinliang
Fu Xianchao
He Nengxing
Ai Di
Jiang Shuyao
Zhang Peng
Li Jian
Zhang Yufei
Zhong Wenyi
Zhang Tian (Manager)
Rashid Khan (Coach)
Nariman Bakhtiar (Captain)
Atnan Zehi
Ebrahim Badrouzeh
Shoeyb Khorsand
Yahya Sheikhi
Rashed Bameri
Abdolvahab Ebrahimipour
Alireza Shatrang
Shirmohammad Balouchnezhad
Liaghat-Ali Narouie
Yousef Raeisi
Loghman Sheikhi
Zaven Babakhani
Dadkhoda Shahouzehi (Manager)
Armond Nahabedian (Coach)
  Maldives   Myanmar   Oman   Thailand
Moosa Kaleem (Captain)
Afzal Faiz
Abdulla Shahid
Abdulla Shafeeu
Neesham Nasir
Ismail Nihad
Mahafooz Mohamed
Husham Ibrahim
Ahmed Hussain
Mihusan Hamid
Hassan Ibrahim
Ahmed Hussein
Shafraz Jaleel
Muviath Ghanee
Ali Manik (Manager)
Hemal Mendis (Coach)
Ye Myo Tun (Captain)
Aye Min Than
Sai Sai Wunna
Thaw Zin
San Thein
Myat Min Hein
Win Maw
Zaw Htoo
Maung Maung Win
Naung Hhlaing Tun
Myo Win
Kyaw Ze Za
Ye Min Soe
Aung Aung
Than Win (Manager)
Michael Moosajee (Coach)
Hemal Mehta (Captain)
Sultan Ahmed
Adnan Ilyas
Nileshkumar Parmar
Vaibhav Wategaonkar
Awal Khan
Farhan Khan
Aamer Ali
Haider Ali
Masqood Hussain
Ameet Sampat
Khalid Al-Balushi
Khalid Rasheed
Qaim Hussain
Madhu Jesrani (Manager)
Mazhar Khan (Coach)
Zeeshan Khan (Captain)
John Hottinger
Noppon Sennamontree
Thanatit Jeerapanthawong
Anil Tanwani
Ashish Dey
Deepak Saraff
Akshay Desai
Nishadh Rego
Shyam Sideek
Vishal Pathkar
Shishir Turilay
Shaik Cader
Shreyanshu Tewari
Match Officials
Ramani Batumalai (Malaysia)
Koo Chai Huat (Malaysia)
Upul Kaluhetti (Thailand)
Mohammed Kamrulzzaman (Thailand)
Ashwin Kumar Rana (Thailand)
K.G. Srinivasan (Singapore)

Group stageEdit

Points TablesEdit

Green denotes teams going into the semifinals. Yellow denotes teams that play in the fifth place playoff and remain in the ACC Trophy Challenge Division. Red denotes teams that play in the seventh place playoff and remain in the ACC Trophy Challenge Division.

Group A[1]Edit

Team Pld W T L NR Pts NRR
  Oman 3 3 0 0 0 6 +6.81
  Bhutan 3 2 0 1 0 4 +0.41
  Brunei 3 1 0 2 0 2 −0.90
  Myanmar 3 0 0 3 0 0 −3.76

Group B[1]Edit

Team Pld W T L NR Pts NRR
  Thailand 3 3 0 0 0 6 +1.88
  Maldives 3 2 0 1 0 4 +3.27
  Iran 3 1 0 2 0 2 +0.67
  China 3 0 0 3 0 0 −6.29

Fixtures and resultsEdit


12 January 2009
scorecard
Bhutan  
111 all out (33.4 overs)
v
  Oman
112/2 (13.1 overs)
Thinley Jamtsho 38 (69)
Farhan Khan 3–19 (7 overs)
Adnan Ilyas 50 (36)
Lobzang Yonten 1–33 (3 overs)
  Oman won by 8 wickets
Prem Oval, Chiang Mai
Umpires: M Kamrulzzaman (Thailand) and AK Rana (Thailand)
Player of the match: Hemal Mehta (Oman)

12 January 2009
scorecard
Thailand  
165 all out (49 overs)
v
  Maldives
159 all out (47.5 overs)
Nishadh Rego 62 (123)
Abdulla Shahid 3–13 (10 overs)
Afzal Faiz 37 (69)
Ashish Dey 3–34 (10 overs)
  Thailand won by 6 runs
Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai

13 January 2009
scorecard
Myanmar  
152/9 (50 overs)
v
  Brunei
156/3 (32.2 overs)
Ye Myo Tun 20 (78)
Jahaber Kiyasudeen 3–23 (9 overs)
Basil George 36* (60)
Aung Aung 1–18 (5 overs)
  Brunei won by 7 wickets
Prem Oval, Chiang Mai

13 January 2009
scorecard
Iran  
369/6 (50 overs)
v
  China
62 all out (23.3 overs)
Nariman Bakhtiar 120 (66)
Dong Chao 2–60 (8 overs)
Dong Chao 16 (47)
Abdolvahab Ebrahimpour 2–7 (4 overs)
  Iran won by 307 runs
Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai
Umpires: U Kaluhetti (Thailand) and AK Rama (Thailand)
Player of the match: Shirmohammad Balouchnezhad (Iran)

14 January 2009
scorecard
Iran  
79 all out (35 overs)
v
  Maldives
80/2 (16 overs)
Shirmohammad Balouchnezhad 17 (36)
Mohamed Mahfooz 4–6 (6 overs)
Moosa Kaleem 24* (29)
Nariman Bakhtiar 2–26 (7 overs)
  Maldives won by 8 wickets
Prem Oval, Chiang Mai
Umpires: U Kaluhetti (Thailand) and M Kamrulzzaman (Thailand)
Player of the match: Mohamed Mahfooz (Maldives)

14 January 2009
scorecard
Brunei  
204/9 (50 overs)
v
  Bhutan
205/3 (41.2 overs)
Sinnathurai Induraj 90 (86)
Lobzang Yonten 3–22 (10 overs)
Kencho Norbu 50 (75)
Shorin Khan 1–36 (9 overs)
  Bhutan won by 7 wickets
Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai

15 January 2009
scorecard
China  
39 all out (12.2 overs)
v
  Thailand
40/2 (6.3 overs)
Wang Ronggang 8 (4)
Noppon Senamontree 4–21 (4.2 overs)
John Hottinger 14 (11)
Zhang Yufei 1–11 (3.3 overs)
  Thailand won by 8 wickets
Prem Oval, Chiang Mai
Umpires: KC Huat (Malaysia) and R Batumalai (Malaysia)
Player of the match: Noppon Senamontree (Thailand)

15 January 2009
scorecard
Myanmar  
12 all out (15.3 overs)
v
  Oman
14/0 (2.2 overs)
Ye Min Soe 3 (33)
Adnan Ilyas 3–1 (1.3 overs)
Nilesh Parmar 7* (12)
  Oman won by 10 wickets
Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai

16 January 2009
scorecard
Brunei  
131 all out (42 overs)
v
  Oman
132/1 (14.5 overs)
Jahaber Kiyasudeen 42 (62)
Farhan Khan 3–17 (9 overs)
Adnan Ilyas 89* (51)
Sinnathurai Induraj 1–38 (5 overs)
  Oman won by 9 wickets
Prem Oval, Chiang Mai
Umpires: U Kaluhetti (Thailand) and M Kamrulzzaman (Thailand)
Player of the match: Adnan Ilyas (Oman)

16 January 2009
scorecard
Thailand  
230 all out (49.1 overs)
v
  Iran
133 all out (42.4 overs)
Zeeshan Khan 63 (65)
Atnan Zehi 3–31 (7 overs)
Nariman Bakhtiar 40 (52)
Ashish Dey 3–18 (9 overs)
  Thailand won by 97 runs
Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai
Umpires: KC Huat (Malaysia) and KG Srinivasan (Singapore)
Player of the match: Zeeshan Khan (Thailand)

17 January 2009
scorecard
Maldives  
376/7 (50 overs)
v
  China
61 all out (32.2 overs)
Afzal Faiz 93 (62)
Li Jian 3–57 (10 overs)
Wang Ronggang 21 (49)
Ismail Nahid 6–10 (10 overs)
  Maldives won by 315 runs
Prem Oval, Chiang Mai
Umpires: R Batumalai (Malaysia) and KG Srinivasan (Singapore)

17 January 2009
scorecard
Myanmar  
64 all out (28.4 overs)
v
  Bhutan
65/2 (9.5 overs)
Kyaw Ze Ya 10 (18)
Dampo 6–17 (9.4 overs)
Dorji 24* 29
Aye Min Than 1–22 (3 overs)
  Bhutan won by 8 wickets
Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai

SemifinalsEdit

Winners of the semifinals were promoted to the ACC Trophy Elite Division and qualified for the final.


19 January 2009
scorecard
Oman  
240 all out (49.4 overs)
v
  Maldives
138 all out (39.1 overs)
Sultan Ahmed 95* (115)
Hassan Ibrahim 4–29 (10 overs)
Shafraz Jaleel 25 (38)
Amir Ali 3–4 (4.1 overs)
  Oman won by 102 runs
Prem Oval, Chiang Mai
Umpires: M Kamruzzaman (Thailand) and AK Rana (Thailand)
Player of the match: Sultan Ahmed (Oman)

19 January 2009
scorecard
Bhutan  
164 all out (48.4 overs)
v
  Thailand
72 all out (25.2 overs)
Kencho Norbu 45 (135)
Zeeshan Khan 2–29 (9 overs)
Anil Tanwani 20 (52)
Dampo 5–29 (8.2 overs)
  Bhutan won by 92 runs
Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai
  • Bhutan qualified for WCL8 as a result of this match.

Final and PlayoffsEdit

20 January 2009
scorecard
China  
181 all out (39.3 overs)
v
  Myanmar
63 all out (20.3 overs)
Li Jian 32 (43)
Aye Min Than 4–54 (9.3 overs)
Aye Min Than 19 (40)
Li Jian 4–16 (4.3 overs)
  China won by 118 runs
Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai
Umpires: U Kaluhetti (Thailand) and M Kamruzzaman (Thailand)
Player of the match: Li Jian (China)
  • 7th Place Playoff

20 January 2009
scorecard
Iran  
274/9 (50 overs)
v
  Brunei
222 all out (46.2 overs)
Shirmohammed Balouchnezhad 74 (79)
Abdul Gaffoor 2–24 (4 overs)
Sujay Kamat 40 (54)
Loghman Sheikhi 4–33 (10 overs)
  Iran won by 52 runs
Prem Oval, Chiang Mai
Umpires: R Batumalai (Malaysia) and KC Huat (Malaysia)
Player of the match: Shirmohammad Balouchnezhad (Iran)
  • 5th Place Playoff

21 January 2009
scorecard
Thailand  
60 all out (33.3 overs)
v
  Maldives
62/2 (15 overs)
Shyam Sideek 14 (33)
Abdulla Shahid 4–13 (10 overs)
Ahmed Hassan 26* (41)
Ashish Dey 1–10 (2 overs)
  Maldives won by 8 wickets
Gymkhana Club, Chiang Mai
  • 3rd Place Playoff

21 January 2009
scorecard
Oman  
322/9 (50 overs)
v
  Bhutan
109 all out (42.1 overs)
Adnan Ilyas 138 (118)
Lobzang Yonten 2–56 (10 overs)
Kumar Subba 40 (103)
Hemal Mehta 3–22 (10 overs)
  Oman won by 213 runs
Prem Oval, Chiang Mai
Umpires: M Kamruzzaman (Thailand) and AK Rana (Thailand)
Player of the match: Adnan Ilyas (Oman)
  • Final

Final PlacingsEdit

Pos Team Promotion/Relegation
1st   Oman Promoted to ACC Trophy Elite Division[2]
2nd   Bhutan Qualified for 2010 ICC World Cricket League Division Eight
3rd   Maldives Remain in ACC Trophy Challenge Division
4th   Thailand
5th   Iran
6th   Brunei
7th   China
8th   Myanmar

StatisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2009 ACC Trophy Challenge Final Points Tables at asiancricket.org". Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 18 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Oman Beat Back Bhutan's Challenge at asiancricket.org". Archived from the original on 26 January 2009. Retrieved 21 January 2009.

External linksEdit