The ACC Trophy
or Asian Cricket Council Trophy
is a one-day cricket
tournament organised by the Asian Cricket Council
for the non-test nations in Asia. It was most recently held in Kuwait in 2010
The ACC Trophy is a 50-overs per side tournament played according to all normal ICC rules and regulations, and paves the way for Asian non-Test nations to attempt qualification for the Cricket World Cup
The teams which are eligible to participate for the ACC Trophy are the associate members: Hong Kong, Kuwait, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates, and the affiliate members: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Brunei, China, Iran, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.
Before the 2008 tournament, the ACC split the ACC trophy into two divisions, an Elite
division for the top 10 from the 2006 ACC Trophy and a Challenge
division for the remaining Asian teams. The Elite tournament format is a five team per group round robin stage, with the top two teams from each group progressing into a knock-out stage.
ACC Trophy records
- Highest total: 510/6 against
- Lowest total:
- Most wins: UAE 4, Bangladesh 2
- Most runs in an innings: AN French 203*
- Most runs in a career: Arshad Ali 461; ZA Shroff 309
- Best batting average: Arshad Ali 153.66
- Best bowling in an innings:
- Most wickets in......