UAE November 21, 2006

Huge cricket complex gifted to UAE

The Sharjah Cricket Council (SCC) has gifted a seven-ground cricket complex to the UAE to ensure non-stop action throughout the year

The Sharjah Cricket Council (SCC) has gifted a seven-ground cricket complex to the UAE to ensure non-stop action throughout the year.

Inaugurating the Al Dhaid cricket village yesterday, Waleed Bukhatir, the chairman of the Al Dhaid Cricket Village Development Committee said: "The theme of creating such a village is to ensure that people enjoy cricket with their families in lush green surroundings, away from the city." "Six cements grounds are ready for action and one turf wicket is also being built. We will have a look at the amount of water available in this area and if possible try and transform the whole village into a green turf," added Bukhatir.

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Will Luke is assistant editor of ESPNcricinfo

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