Shahid Afridi (standing, centre) spent some time in Saudi Arabia in January coaching cricketers with Iqbal Sikander

The Saudi Cricket Centre, in its continued efforts to promote cricket according to the SCC Strategic Plan is organising U-14 and U-16 Inter-school tournaments in Jeddah in November. SCC Cricket Affairs Manager Sadequl Islam says that the tournament will involve up to 10 schools and will be played on Saturdays, going into December.

ACC Development Officer for Saudi Arabia Iqbal Sikander, says “not just getting the players involved but the schools too is a very important step in growing the game. Success in the tournament will make the schools more keen to keep on playing in these tournaments and they can play a vital supporting role to the Saudi Cricket Centre in the years ahead.”

Saudi Cricket Profile

Filed November 12th, 2013