UAE Friendship Cup 2022 is all set to take 90’s cricket fans back to their childhood days, with its inaugural edition. The tournament is scheduled to take place in Sharjah over three days.
The ARBA Sports Services LLC in association with The Safety Ambassadors Council of Dubai is going to organize a unique and innovative cricket tournament next week. The idea of this innovative tournament has been conceived after the grand success of the Road Safety World Series and The Legends League Cricket.
Four teams are all set to compete in the UAE Friendship Cup 2022, scheduled to take place on the 5th, 6th and 7th of March at the iconic Sharjah Cricket Ground. The teams will have retired cricketers and Bollywood stars in them. The teams participating in the tournament are India Legends, Pakistan Legends, World Legends XI and Bollywood Kings. The matches are to be played in T10 format i.e., each innings in the matches will comprise of 10 overs each.
Here’s a look at the exciting assimilation of stars in the squads and other details regarding the UAE Friendship Cup 2022.
Mohammad Azharuddin, Ajay Jadeja, Venkatesh Prasad, Nayan Mongia, Vinod Kambli, W V Raman, Ajay Sharma, Rajesh Chauhan, Nikhil Chopra, Sanjay Bangar, Sanjay Manjrekar, Robin Singh, Munaf Patel, Mohammad Kaif (subject to availability), Irfan Pathan (subject to availability)
Imran Nazeer, Salman Butt, Mohammad Yousuf, Yasir Hameed, Rana Naveed, Mohammad Irfan, Raza Hasan, Taufeeq Umar, Rahat Ali, Zulfiqar Babar, Abdur Rehman
World XI Legends
Abdur Razzak, Shahriar Nafees, Dollar Mahmud, Jupiter Ghosh (Bangladesh); Ajantha Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara, Chamara Kapugedera (Sri Lanka); John Simpson (England); Samiullah Shenwari, Fareed Ahmad Malik, Ashraf Sharafuddin(Afghanistan); Graeme Cremer, Brendan Taylor, Elton Chigumbura (Zimbabawe)
Sunil Shetty, Sohail Khan, Aftab Shivdasani, Ritesh Deshmukh, Bobby Deol, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Saqib Saleem, Kunal Khemu, Sharad Kelkar, Vatsal Seth, Apoorva Lakhia, Varun Badola, Sameer Kochhar, Indraneil Sengupta, Kabir Sadananad, Raja Bherwani, Tushar Jalota, Sahil Chaudhary
March 5: Indian Legends vs World XI Legends
March 5: Bollywood Kings vs Pakistan Legends
March 5: India Legends vs Bollywood Kings
March 6: World XI Legends vs Pakistan Legends
March 6: Bollywood Kings vs World XI Legends
March 6: India Legends vs Pakistan Legends
March 7: Final
Where to watch UAE Friendship Cup?
CricTracker will live steam the matches excluding Sri Lanka.
So mark the dates and get ready to go back and relive the interesting duels of the past once again.