UAE March 5, 2008

Women's Twenty20 for the UAE

The Emirates Cricket Board will host a women's Twenty20 tournament by the end of this month.

The Emirates Cricket Board will host a women's Twenty20 tournament by the end of this month.

"This is part of our plans to attract women into the game at the grass-root level. We want to create as much opportunities for the women to play the game," Mazhar Khan, the administrator of the ECB, said. "This tournament will be held as soon as the school examinations get over. This event will be open for all schools, clubs and cricket academies."

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Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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