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Cricket News Sheikh Zayed stadium in Abu Dhabi to be home of T10 Cricket League for next five years

first_imgThe first match of the T10 Cricket League will be held in October 2019.The first edition of the T10 Cricket League was held in 2017.Abu Dhabi will hold the next five seasons of the T10 Cricket League. Dubai: The Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi will be the new home of T10 cricket for the next five years, starting with the 2019 season. Abu Dhabi Cricket (ADC), in partnership with Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), has signed a five-year agreement with the organizers of the T10 Cricket League. The shortest form of the game will now be played exclusively at Zayed Cricket Stadium. To announce the arrival of the new partnership, a T10 match was organised on the seafront of Abu Dhabi’s iconic Corniche, with T10 aces Colin Ingram, Andre Fletcher and Luke Ronchi having a bat on the beach.Saif Saeed Ghobash, Undersecretary of DCT Abu Dhabi, said: “Our city is a major global hub with a huge variety of attractions that cater to people of all ages and backgrounds, and the T10 tournament’s presence the city for the next five years represents an exciting opportunity to attract even more visitors from around the globe, especially those from India who represent one of DCT Abu Dhabi’s key markets.”     “T10 is fast, punchy, exciting cricket, making it perfect viewing for those of us living in the UAE,” said Aref Al-Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council.RELATED     “The decision to host T10 in Abu Dhabi is a fitting demonstration of our strategic investments in sporting infrastructure, such as training facilities and match stadiums which we’ve been making over recent years. Through bringing T10 to the capital of the nation, we hope cricket’s sporting potential can reach more audiences and introduce more players, young and old, to both cricket and to the wider forms of sport available in Abu Dhabi,” Al Awani said.     T10 was first introduced to the UAE in 2017. With eight squads vying for victory in games with an explosive pace, players featured have included Chris Gayle, Shoaib Malik, Shane Watson and Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed.     Shaji Ul Mulk, Innovator and Chairman of the T10 League, said: “T10 has landed onto the global cricket scene, and this combined partnership with Abu Dhabi Sports Council, DCT Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Cricket gives T10 a major boost in establishing itself as a credible international form of the game.”     Australian Shane Watson, who captains the Karachians, said: “T10 is one of the fastest evolving forms of cricket, and fans obviously love it. The move of the league to Abu Dhabi is a great idea, the pitches in Abu Dhabi are beautifully maintained, and as I’ve mentioned before, the conditions are the closest to those in Australia.” The first match of the T10 League 2019 will be held on October 23. highlightscenter_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Two Tipp men in Munster side for Glasgow trip

first_imgDave Foley from Clonmel is among the replacements for the trip to Scotland.The reds need a win as they currently lie sixth in the league 7 points off the top 4. Back row Tommy O’Donnell has been included in the Munster team for the clash at Rugby park in Kilmarknock.The Cahir man came off the bench for Ireland against France last week and started the week before against Wales.Nenagh’s Donnacha Ryan starts in the second row while James Cronin is on the bench.last_img

Paul George fined $25K for criticizing officials

first_imgPaul George has been fined $25,000 for his “public criticism of the officiating,” the NBA announced Saturday.The Thunder forward commented on the performance of the referees Friday after a 118-110 loss to the Clippers. George is averaging 28.4 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 2018-19. Related News “We haven’t gotten a fair whistle all year,” George said, via The Washington Post. Thunder’s Paul George fumes at NBA officiating: ‘Somebody’s got to look into this’ Oklahoma City is 40-26 and sits at fourth in the Western Conference standings.The Thunder will face the Jazz on Monday.last_img read more

Nimbaians Yearn for Ebola Treatment Center, Other Things

first_imgCitizens of Nimba have called on their government and its international partners, including WHO, to set up an Ebola testing center in that county, as the deadly Ebola virus rages on there.The Nimba citizens’ calls were made on a community radio talk show in Saclepea. They think that once this is done, the further spread of the disease would be curtailed and it would also minimize casualties, as most patients are brought down to Monrovia for treatment.They argued that if a center with all facilities, including testing, is created in Nimba, especially Ganta, it would be very quick and easy to get someone treated and stop the virus from spreading to another person.Since the outbreak, over 75 persons had died in Nimba County with most of the victims coming Ganta.Nearly all the suspected, probable and confirmed cases had been kept in their homes in the community they lived,  something that is causing terrible frustration among the citizens. The holding site in Ganta is yet to be completed, over a  month since work started on it, at the Ganta United Methodist Hospital’s eye clinic.Over the weekend, suspected Ebola patients as well as bodies of victims have been littering the streets of Ganta,  owing to the lack of facilities  to host them and protected people to bury the bodies. “We learned from the awareness team that Ebola can be cured if the person starts  immediate treatment, but how can the person get cured if it takes days or a week before the person is tested and transferred,” asked Menkalo Zuo, one of the callers.Recently, the Nimba County Authority disburses US$100, 000 from the County Development Funds for the procurement of motorbikes for local authorities to speed up the awareness within their districts of control, while some portions of the funding were given to township commissioners, district commissioners, city mayors as well as media houses to speed up the sensitization process throughout the county.  But  the callers argued that  the authorities were long on sensitization short on  responses and treatment of those affected.In the latest development, the virus over the weekend claimed the lives of an ambulance driver of the Saclepea Comprehensive Health Center and the Principal of Faith Academy High School in Ganta; while on last Tuesday morning, September 9, 2014 one of the Catholic classroom teachers identified as Alfred Slelikpo died from what was  believed to a probable Ebola Case.The lack of a center in Ganta is posing problems for the local authority.  On that same  Tuesday morning, a very sick man who was believed to have travelled from Bassa was seen  lying in the Palava Hut at the Ganta City Mayor’s office.He was said to have arrived in  an unknown car when he was rejected in the town called Bayleglay, where he had earlier gone to seek herbs.“If there were available treatment, this man would not have been lying here like this,” said the City Mayor Cooper.Although, his family was making some efforts to take him somewhere until the arrival of the medical team, up to press time he was still lying helplessly in the palava hut.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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