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The three-tier ACC Premier League tournament has evolved from the former two-tier ACC Trophy cricket competition. The 2014-15 season started with top tier tournament which was held in Malaysia in May. It gives Associate and Affiliate members of the Asian Cricket Council experience of international one-day cricket and also helps form an essential part of regional rankings. Some of the individual matches were given One Day International (ODI) status by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

ACC Premier League 2014
Administrator(s)Asian Cricket Council
Cricket format50 overs per side
Tournament format(s)League system
Host(s)Malaysia Malaysia
Champions Afghanistan (1st title)
Participants6
Matches played15
Player of the seriesHong Kong Irfan Ahmed
Most runsAfghanistan Usman Ghani (228)
Most wicketsNepal Sompal Kami (15)
2017

The top four teams of top-tier tournament, Afghanistan, UAE, Nepal and Oman qualified for the 2014 ACC Championship, while Hong Kong and Malaysia remained in the 2016 ACC Premier League. In the second division held in Singapore between 7-13 July, the host winning the tournament also qualified for the same tournament. Results of the ACC Premier League 2014 was determined on rankings in the final table. If two or more teams had equal points, rankings were decided by net run-rate.

TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

Points tableEdit

Team Pld W L T NR Pts NRR
  Afghanistan 5 4 1 0 0 8 +1.062
  United Arab Emirates 5 3 2 0 0 6 +0.214
    Nepal 5 3 2 0 0 6 -0.024
  Oman 5 3 2 0 0 6 -0.082
  Hong Kong 5 1 4 0 0 2 -0.132
  Malaysia 5 1 4 0 0 2 -0.951

MatchesEdit

1 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Malaysia  
195 (40.2 overs)
v
  Oman
269/6 (50.0 overs)
Ahmed Faiz 70 (90)
Zeeshan Siddiqui 3/24 (4 overs)
Zeeshan Maqsood 77 (108)
Hassan Ghulam 4/72 (10 overs)
  Oman won by 74 runs
Kinrara Academy Oval , Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: VK Jha & U Kaluhetti
Player of the match: Aamir Kaleem (Oman)
  • Oman won the toss and chose to bat

1 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Afghanistan  
218/4 (43.1 overs)
v
  Hong Kong*
216 (49.3 overs)
Usman Ghani 70 (68)
Ehsan Nawaz 1/19 (3 overs)
Babar Hayat 53 (66)
Amir Hamza 3/30 (10 overs)
  Afghanistan won by 6 wickets
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: Buddhi Pradhan & Sarika Prasad
Player of the match: Usman Ghani (Afghanistan)

1 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Nepal    
195/6 (39.5 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
191 (48.1 overs)
Subash Khakurel 71 (91)
Fayyaz Ahmed 2/49 (9.5 overs)
Swapnil Patil 76 (95)
Mehboob Alam 3/21 (8 overs)
    Nepal won by 4 wickets
Selangor Turf Club, Selangor
Umpires: Shafizan Shahriman & N Sivan
Player of the match: Subash Khakurel (Nepal)
  • Nepal won the toss and chose to field

2 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
United Arab Emirates  
232 (44.3 overs)
v
  Afghanistan*
302/5 (50.0 overs)
Amjad Ali 98 (107)
Rahmat Shah 5/32 (5.3 overs)
Samiullah Shenwari 82* (68)
Khurram Khan 2/33 (8 overs)
  Afghanistan won by 70 runs
Kinrara Academy Oval , Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: Buddhi Pradhan and Sarika Prasad
Player of the match: Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan)

2 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Nepal    
150/5 (37.3 overs)
v
  Malaysia
149 (43.0 overs)
Mehboob Alam 53 (71)
Suresh Navaratnam 3/33 (9 overs)
Anwar Arudin 34(25)
Sompal Kami 5/47 (10 overs)
    Nepal won by 5 wickets
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: Vinay Kumar Jha and Viswanadan Kalidas
Player of the match: Sompal Kami (Nepal)
  • Malaysia won the toss and chose to bat

2 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Oman  
143 (45.1 overs)
v
  Hong Kong
134 (41.1 overs)
Sultan Ahmed 37 (55)
Irfan Ahmed 3/17 (7.1 overs)
Haseeb Amjad 38 (35)
Ajay Lalcheta 4/22 (10 overs)
  Oman won by 9 runs
Selangor Turf Club, Selangor
Umpires: Ramani Batumalai and Poobalan Loganathan
Player of the match: Ajay Lalcheta (Oman)
  • Hong Kong won the toss and chose to field

4 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
United Arab Emirates  
158/8 (48.3 overs)
v
  Hong Kong*
157 (45.2 overs)
Fayyaz Ahmed 37 (79)
Tanwir Afzal 2/27 (9 overs)
Irfan Ahmed 30 (35)
Mohammad Shahzad 4/26 (10 overs)
  United Arab Emirates won by 2 wickets
Kinrara Academy Oval , Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: Buddhi Pradhan and Sarika Prasad
Player of the match: Mohammad Shahzad (United Arab Emirates)
  • United Arab Emirates won the toss and chose to field
  • Full ODI match.

4 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Malaysia  
176/7 (37.0 overs)
v
  Afghanistan
175 (46.0 overs)
Ahmed Faiz 44 (49)
Shapoor Zadran 2/44 (7 overs)
Usman Ghani 36 (48)
Khizar Hayat 4/29 (8 overs)
  Malaysia won by 3 wickets
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: Vinay Kumar Jha and Upul Kaluhetti
Player of the match: Khizar Hayat (Malaysia)
  • Malaysia won the toss and chose to field

4 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Oman  
161/8 (47.5)
v
    Nepal
157 (45.0 overs)
Zeeshan Maqsood 44 (49)
Shakti Gauchan 2/19 (10 overs)
Gyanendra Malla 26 (24)
Aamir Kaleem 4/35 (10 overs)
  Oman won by 2 wickets
Selangor Turf Club, Selangor
Umpires: Viswanadan Kalidas and Shafizan Shahriman
Player of the match: Aamir Kaleem (Oman)
  • Oman won the toss and chose to field

5 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Malaysia  
158 (44.4 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
162/4 (25.4 overs)
Anwar Arudin 37(40)
Fayyaz Ahmed 3/12 (4.4 overs)
Shaiman Anwar 53(33)
Hassan Ghulam 2/31 (5.4 overs)
  United Arab Emirates won by 6 wickets
Kinrara Academy Oval , Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: Vinay Kumar Jha and Upul Kaluhetti
Player of the match: Fayyaz Ahmed (United Arab Emirates)
  • United Arab Emirates won the toss and chose to field

5 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Hong Kong  
181 (41.5 overs)
v
    Nepal
147/3 (34.1 overs)
Irfan Ahmed 106 (115)
Sompal Kami 4/34 (7 overs)
Paras Khadka 43* (52)
Irfan Ahmed 2/25 (8 overs)
    Nepal won by 7 wickets (D/L method)
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: Ramani Batumalai and Viswanadan Kalidas
Player of the match: Irfan Ahmed (Hong Kong)
  • Nepal won the toss and chose to field
  • Rain Delay - Target revised to 144 from 38 overs (D/L method)

5 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Oman  
186 (48.1 overs)
v
  Afghanistan
187/5 (34.0 overs)
Zeeshan Maqsood 43(61)
Mohammad Nabi 3/26 (10 overs)
Noor Ali Zadran 67(83)
Aamer Ali 1/4 (2 overs)
  Afghanistan won by 5 wickets
Selangor Turf Club, Selangor
Umpires: Loganathan Poobalan and Narayanan Sivan
Player of the match: Samiullah Shenwari (Afghanistan)
  • Afghanistan won the toss and chose to field

7 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Nepal    
128/9 (32.0 overs)
v
  Afghanistan
262 (49.3 overs)
Paras Khadka 33 (51)
Dawlat Zadran 4/26 (7 overs)
Usman Ghani 51 (61)
Shakti Gauchan 3/39 (10 overs)
  Afghanistan won by 108 runs (D/L method)
Kinrara Academy Oval , Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: Sarika Prasad and Shafizan Shahriman
Player of the match: Dawlat Zadran (Afghanistan)
  • Nepal won the toss and chose to field
  • Rain Delay - Target revised to 237 from 32 overs (D/L method).

7 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Oman  
105 (38.0 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
162 (38.4 overs)
Vaibhav Wategaonkar 34 (64)
Fayyaz Ahmed 3/14 (5 overs)
Mohammad Shahzad 50 (74)
Munis Ansari 4/43 (9 overs)
  United Arab Emirates won by 57 runs
Bayuemas Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Umpires: Loganathan Poobalan and Narayanan Sivan
Player of the match: Mohammad Shahzad (United Arab Emirates)
  • Oman won the toss and chose to field

7 May
9:30 AM
Scorecard
Hong Kong  
186/6 (42.1 overs)
v
  Malaysia
184 (46.5)
Hammadullah Khan 38 (75)
Nadeem Ahmed 3/28 (8.5 overs)
Babar Hayat 45 (76)
Khizar Hayat 2/29 (10 overs)
  Hong Kong won by 4 wickets
Selangor Turf Club, Selangor
Umpires: Vinay Kumar and Buddhi Pradhan
Player of the match: Waqas Barkat (Hong Kong)
  • Hong Kong won the toss and chose to field

StatisticsEdit

Most RunsEdit

The top five run scorers (total runs) are included in this table.

Player Team Runs Inns Avg S/R HS 100s 50s
Usman Ghani   Afghanistan 228 5 45.60 85.07 70 0 3
Amjad Ali   United Arab Emirates 207 5 41.40 83.46 98 0 1
Irfan Ahmed   Hong Kong 201 5 40.20 96.17 106 1 0
Noor Ali Zadran   Afghanistan 199 5 39.80 75.66 67 0 2
Samiullah Shenwari   Afghanistan 173 5 57.66 100.58 82* 0 1

Most WicketsEdit

The top five wicket takers (total wickets) are listed in this table.

Player Team Wkts Mts Ave S/R Econ BBI
Sompal Kami     Nepal 15 5 15.13 17.2 5.25 5/47
Irfan Ahmed   Hong Kong 10 5 16.60 22.9 4.34 3/17
Aamir Kaleem   Oman 9 5 14.11 21.4 3.94 4/36
Dawlat Zadran   Afghanistan 9 4 15.44 18.4 5.02 4/26
Basanta Regmi     Nepal 9 5 20.11 30.8 3.90 3/42

ReferencesEdit