Oman Cricket announces start of All-Omani T20 Tournament

Sports Tuesday 21/March/2023 17:27 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman Cricket announces start of All-Omani T20 Tournament

Muscat: Oman Cricket has announced the start of the 2nd Edition of the All-Omani T20 tournament for the Oman Cricket Domestic League Season 2022-23 which will be played during the holy month of Ramadan.

It will be held from 25th March to 10th April 2023 at the Oman Cricket Academy with the start time for all matches being 8 pm.

Seven teams competing for the coveted cup namely are OCT Ruwi, OCT Al Mabela, OCT Al Amerat ‘A’, OCT Al Amerat ‘B’, OCT Al Hail ‘A’, OCT Al Hail ‘B’ and OCT Al Nahdah. The tournament will be played in round-robin format between the 7 teams with the team claiming most points will be named winners.

Speaking on the vision of the tournament, Chief Development Officer of Oman Cricket, Duleep Mendis said, “It gives me great joy to announce the start of the 2nd edition of the All-Omani competition. One of our aims at Oman Cricket has always been to build on successful staging of events and further cultivate an active interest towards the game of cricket in the nation’s local youths.

"In addition, I believe that grassroots cricket and the inclusion of ethnic participation is the foundation that holds up the game in any country. We have already taken multiple steps in ensuring its robust health in Oman and this event is another milestone on that same path. I thank all the players and teams that have signed up and wish them the very best of luck”.

There will be arrangements for the spectators to watch the games live at the Oman Cricket Academy.