Stage set for Dulsco Ramadan Cricket Tournament

DUBAI — Dulsco Sports Club will be conducting the 9th addition of Dulsco Ramadan Floodlight Open Cricket Tournament from Monday at the Zabeel Cricket Ground, Dubai, a press release said.



Draw of the tournament was held recently at Dulsco head office, Al Quoz. Dubai.

Announcing the draw, Johnson Alexander, Director HR and QHSE of Dulsco, said: “Dulsco conducted the tournament at the Ramadan Cricket Tournament at the DCC ground continuously for five years. After the area around the DCC ground has been developed for government projects, there was a dearth of cricket grounds in Dubai. However with the association of Dubai Municipality, Dulsco started conducting the tournament at the Zabeel Park for the last three years, and this will be the 4th year of the tournament.”

This being one of the prestigious cricket tournaments in the UAE and the flagship Ramadan cricket event in Dubai, teams confirmed their participation even before the announcement of the tournament.

The inaugural match will be played between Active IT Distribution and Standard Chartered Bank at 7-45pm.

As many as 24 teams will be taking part in the tournament. Teams will be allowed to field two overseas players. The tournament will be played under the auspices of the Dubai Cricket Council and in association with Dubai Municipality. The matches in the tournament will be played under the floodlights on league-cum-knock-out basis of 20 overs each.

Teams:

Group A: Yogi Group, Brook Field Multiplex, HSBS, Wings XI.

Group B: Jotun Paints, UPS UAE LLC, Jashanmal National Company, Afridi CC.

Group C: Uniforge Bhatkal CC,Rotory Humm, Pacers Ramadi, AMI.

Group D: Dulsco, Carfare Dubai XI, Abu Dhabi Cargo Company, Dry Dock World Dubai.

Group E: Active IT Distribution Emirates NBD, Standard Chartered Bank.

Group F: Age Group CC, AEN Cricket Team, United Arab Bank, NTDE.


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