Friendship Cup-UAE, Cricket tournament has been postponed to 5th, 6th, and 7th of March 2022. The venue, Sharjah Cricket Stadium will remain the same.
Aslam Gurukkal, CEO and Managing Director of Arba Sports Service LLC told in a statement, it is difficult to travel for the tournament participants during this time due to the current covid situation worldwide. This has forced us to postpone the event to the 5th, 6th, and 7th of March 2022.
This was announced after an Organizers online meeting which was chaired by Amin Pathan (Chaiman – ARBA Sports Services) on Friday 28th of January, attended by Aslam Gurukkal (Managing Director and CEO of ARBA Sports Services), Noufal Qudran ( Operations Director – ARBA Sports Services), Anas Pathan (Director – ARBA Sports Services), Huzaifa Ibrahim (Head of Organizing Committee) and Jannat Zubair (Social Media Ambassador for the tournament).
The tournament will be conducted under the patronage of Sheikh Faisal bin Khaled Al Qassimi. ARBA Sports Service LLC is Hosting the Matches in association with the Safety Ambassadors Council of Dubai Police.
ARBA Sports Services LLC hopes to bring more colors and add sparks to the Eve of Celebrations happening in the UAE with an enjoyable Cricket Tournament. The cricket tournament offers a golden opportunity to some talented and terrific cricket players to expose their abilities to the world. Friendship Cup UAE is intended to conduct with an aim to enrich many young cricket players, support cricket players, and provide seamless entertainment to cricket fans.
The 4 teams playing in this tournament are INDIA LEGENDS (Indian Former Cricketers Team) led by Mohd. Azharuddin, PAKISTAN LEGENDS (Pakistan Former Cricketers Team) led by Imran Nazeer, BOLLYWOOD KINGS (Bollywood Celebrity Cricket Team) led by Suneil Shetty, and WORLD LEGENDS 11 (World Former Cricketers Team) led by Ajantha Mendis. Seven Cricket Matches would be held in three days (5th, 6th, and 7th of March 2022) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.