Monday, 21 September 2020

Saudi Cricket Board in Talks with Inzamam, Afridi


DUBAI: The cricket board of Saudi Arabia is negotiating with the star cricketers of Pakistan Shahid Afridi and Inzamam ul-Haq regarding the inaugural of the T10 cricket tournament scheduled to be held in the Kingdom later in 2018.

Six teams took part in the first ever T10 event in Sharjah in December, but the Saudi Cricket Board are looking for going bigger and better, as per the reports of Arab News on Friday.

Nadeem Nadwi—the Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Cricket told the newspaper that the tournament would be a big-money event.

He added that we would like the tournament to be high profile and would make it more appealing for the players with the prize money. He said that we are looking into the possibility of making it a $300,000 for the winners and $150,000 for the runners-up.

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