The Kowloon Cricket Club (Chinese :九龍木球會) is a members only cricket club and social club situated in Kowloon, Hong Kong, on Cox's Road.
The KCC was established on 4 October 1904 and obtained land from the government in King's Park. It competed with local clubs like the Hong Kong Cricket Club, the Craigengower Cricket Club, the Parsee Cricket Club, Royal Engineers, the Army Ordnance Corps CC and the Civil Service CC Royal Army Medical Corps and HMS Tamar soldiers played with KCC in the South China Morning Post Shield.
The foundation stone of the first Clubhouse was laid on 18 January 1908 by the President and benefactor, Sir Hormusjee N. Mody, who was later presented with an engraved silver trowel to mark the occasion. The Kowloon Cricket Club Pavilion was opened by the Governor H.E. Sir Frederick Lugard on 11 July 1908.
Due to World War II, the club did not operate between 1941 and 1946. It competed for the Hancock Memorial Shield after 1946.
As of January 2016, its head coach is Ryan Campbell, who is also the batting coach of the Hong Kong national cricket team.
The KCC owns its own cricket pitch. Starting from 1992 it has been the venue of the Hong Kong Cricket Sixes (apart from the 1996 and 1997) editions. It also has a full-size bowling green.
Stonecutters Island or Ngong Shuen Chau is a former island in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. Following land reclamation, it is now attached to the Kowloon Peninsula.
West Kowloon Highway is a section of Route 3 in Hong Kong, built as part of the Airport Core Programme. This dual-three-lane expressway runs for 4.2 km, connecting Western Harbour Crossing in the south with Tsing Kwai Highway in the north. While the southern section of the road is at grade, the northern part is on a viaduct in order to accommodate the MTR Tung Chung line and the Airport Express.
British Forces Overseas Hong Kong comprised the elements of the British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force stationed in British Hong Kong. The Governor of Hong Kong also assumed the position of the Commander-in-chief of the forces and the Commander British Forces in Hong Kong took charge of the daily deployment of the troops. Much of the British military left prior to the handover of Hong Kong to China in 1997. The present article focuses mainly on the British garrison in Hong Kong in the post Second World War era. For more information concerning the British garrison during the Second World War see the Battle of Hong Kong.
Kowloon Park is a large public park in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It has an area of 13.3 hectares and is managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
South China Athletic Association is a football club which currently competes in the Hong Kong First Division, the second-tier league in Hong Kong football league system. The club is historically one of the most successful football clubs in Hong Kong, having won a record 41 First Division titles, a record 31 Senior Shields, a record 10 FA Cups and 3 League Cups. The club has a very long history in playing in the top-tier league, but decided to self-relegate after the end of the 2016–17 season.
Ryan John Campbell is an Australian former cricketer who represented both Australia and Hong Kong internationally. He is the current head coach of the Dutch national team, having taken on the role in April 2017.
HMS Tamar was the name for the British Royal Navy's base in Hong Kong from 1897 to 1997. It took its name from HMS Tamar, a ship that was used as the base until replaced by buildings ashore.
Ma Tau Chung is an area in Hong Kong west of Ma Tau Kok and east of Ma Tau Wai in Kowloon, Hong Kong. It was named after a stream which originated in Quarry Hill emptying into Kowloon Bay. The village of Ma Tau Chung stood on its eastern bank near the rivermouth next to the Sacred Hill.
Chatham Road South and Chatham Road North are two continuous roads spanning from Tsim Sha Tsui to Hung Hom in Kowloon, Hong Kong. The road originally ran from Signal Hill to Hung Hom under No. 12 Hill by the side of Hung Hom Bay. It was later extended through Lo Lung Hang to the southern end of To Kwa Wan, which makes up Chatham Road North.
The Gateway, part of Harbour City, is the office buildings with shopping arcade at lower level in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Gascoigne Road is a main road in Kowloon, Hong Kong, going west-east from Nathan Road to Chatham Road South through the head of King's Park, leading vehicles from West Kowloon to the Cross-Harbour Tunnel.
The Kowloon British School was a school established in Hong Kong for the education of the children of expatriates at the turn of the 20th century.
Chuk Yuen or Chuk Un was a village and an area in New Kowloon of Hong Kong. The area located in the approximate area of present-day Wong Tai Sin. The name now also refers to two public housing estates, Chuk Yuen North and Chuk Yuen South Estates.
Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter is a typhoon shelter located near Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Cricket Hong Kong is the official governing body of the sport of cricket in Hong Kong. Its current headquarters is in So Kon Po, Causeway Bay. Established as the Hong Kong Cricket Association in 1968, CHK is Hong Kong's representative at the International Cricket Council and is an associate member having been admitted as a member of that body since 1969. It is also a member of the Asian Cricket Council.
The 2010 Hong Kong Cricket Sixes officially known as Karp Group & PC Jeweller Hong Kong Cricket Sixes was the sixteenth edition of the tournament, taking place at Kowloon Cricket Club, Hong Kong. Eight teams competed in the tournament which lasted over two days, 6 – 7 November 2010. The tournament also featured China for the first time playing an exhibition match with a Hong Kong development team. The tournament was won by Australia who defeated Pakistan in the final.
Futian station is a station on the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link, and the final station on mainland China before the train enters Hong Kong. Futian is in the southern district of Shenzhen, where the central business district is located. The station opened on 28 June 2011 serving the Shenzhen Metro, and since 30 December 2015 it has been the first underground high speed railway station on a long-distance line in China. It serves as an interchange station between the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link and Line 2, Line 3 and Line 11 of the Shenzhen Metro.
The Kowloon Tsai Swimming Pool was the first public swimming pool complex in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Since the old Victoria Park Swimming Pool was demolished in 2014, it stands as the oldest existing public swimming pool in Hong Kong.
Kanwardeep Keenu Gill is a Hong Kong women's cricketer. She is an all-rounder, has captained the side, and has played domestic cricket for Kowloon Cricket Club Maidens.
41 Cumberland Road is the address of Bruce Lee's former home in Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, where he spent his last year with his family. The place was affectionately known as "the Crane's Nest".
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