Kuwait National Women’s Cricket team to participate in T20 tournament
Kuwait National Women’s Cricket team is going to participate in the first ever nine-day UAE International Women’s T20 tournament from today (Dec 14) in Sharjah.
Kuwait, Kenya, Uganda, Malaysia, Qatar, Oman and host UAE are among the participating teams. The inaugural event where the tournament’s first pool games will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on December 14. Pool games will then alternate between Sharjah Cricket Stadium and Ajman Cricket Council’s Eden Ground through to the finals. The finals to be played on December 19 at the Sharjah Cricket Ground.
This tournament is integral in Kuwait cricket’s efforts to develop and support women’s cricket in the Kuwait, which dovetails into the International Cricket Council’s development program. This tournament will help improve cricketing standards among women in the Kuwait and the GCC countries.
Kenya, Qatar, Malaysia and the UAE, with Group B showcasing Kuwait, Oman and Uganda.
Kuwait Cricket recently announced the team that will represent Kuwait at the tournament are as follows.
Maryam Omar (Captain), Amna Sharif, Priyada Murli, Khadija Khalil, Varshini Suresh, Maryam Hayder, Maryam Ashraf, Maria Jasvi, Iqra Ishaq, Madeeha, Kala, Amina, Maryam Rashteen, Rida Zanab, Shaikha Al-Khasti.
Mahnoor Mahmood, Maryam Khalil. Tariq Rasool.
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Kuwait National Women’s Cricket team