2007 ACC Twenty20 Cup

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2007 ACC Twenty20 Cup
Administrator(s) Asian Cricket Council
Cricket format Twenty20
Tournament format(s) Group Stage with Finals
Host(s)  Kuwait
Champions  Afghanistan tied with  Oman
Participants 10
2009

The 2007 ACC Twenty20 Cup was played from 27 October until 2 November 2007 in Kuwait.

The ten competing teams were: Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the UAE.

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A saw eventual finalists Oman and Afghanistan finish in the top two and qualify for the semi-final stage. Malaysia failed to win a match,[1] despite featuring Somerset player Arul Suppiah in their squad.[2]

Team Pts Pld W T L NR
 Oman 6 4 3 0 1 0
 Afghanistan 6 4 3 0 1 0
 Qatar 4 4 2 0 2 0
   Nepal 4 4 2 0 2 0
 Malaysia 0 4 0 0 4 0

Group B[edit]

Group B was a closer group than Group A. The UAE topped the group after winning all four of their games, and hosts Kuwait joined them in the semi-finals after finishing ahead of Singapore.[1]

Team Pts Pld W T L NR
 United Arab Emirates 8 4 4 0 0 0
 Kuwait 4 4 2 0 2 0
 Singapore 4 4 2 0 2 0
 Saudi Arabia 2 4 1 0 3 0
 Hong Kong 2 4 1 0 3 0

Semi-finals[edit]

1 November 2007
Oman 
160/9 (20 overs)
v
 Kuwait
122 all out (19.3 overs)
Adnan Ilyas 48 (36)
Azmatullah 2/31 (4 overs)
Azmatullah 41 (28 overs)
Hemin Desai 3/22 (3 overs)
 Oman won by 38 runs
Unity Cricket Club
Umpires: Vinay Jha, Siva Sarika
Player of the match: Hemin Desai

1 November 2007
Afghanistan 
163 all out (19.5 overs)
v
 United Arab Emirates
116 all out (18.4 overs)
Nowroz Mangal 61 (30)
Shadeep Silva 4/22 (3.5 overs)
Amjad Javed 36 (20)
Samiullah Shinwari 4/20 (3.4 overs)
 Afghanistan won by 47 runs
Unity Cricket Club
Umpires: Srinivasan, Riaz Chaudhari
Player of the match: Nowroz Mangal

3rd place play-off[edit]

2 November 2007
Kuwait 
126/7 (20 overs)
v
 United Arab Emirates
123/8 (20 overs)
Yaseen Mughal 24* (25)
Shadeep Silva 2/35 (4 overs)
Saqib Ali 53 (38)
Yaseen Mughal 4/21 (3 overs)
 Kuwait won by 3 runs
KOC Cricket Ground
Umpires: not known
Player of the match: Yaseen Mughal

Final[edit]

2 November 2007
Afghanistan 
151/9 (20 overs)
v
 Oman
151/7 (20 overs)
Karim Sadiq 27 (24)
Zeshan Ahmed 3/30 (3 overs)
Nelesh Palmer 66 (56)
Hameed Hasan 2/31 (4 overs)
Match tied
KOC Cricket Ground
Umpires: Waseem Abbas, Naveed Malik
Player of the match: Nelesh Palmer
  • Tournament regulations stated that a Bowl-out was to be used in the event of a tie, but due to the poor condition of the pitch after the match it was cancelled and the trophy shared

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2007 ACC Twenty20 Cup Archived 2009-11-25 at the Wayback Machine. at CricketEurope
  2. ^ Malaysia squad at Asian Cricket Council official website

External links[edit]

International cricket in 2007-08