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Qatar to Host Four-Nation Women’s T20 Competition After T10 League’s Success

After the incredible success of the recently concluded Qatar T10 League, the Qatar Cricket Association (QCA), led by the Presidency of Yousef Jeham Al Kuwari, is gearing upto stage the Four-nation Twenty20 International Tournament for women from January 16 to 22. 

The participating teams are China, Kuwait, Oman and hosts Qatar. The round-robin cum knock-out event will end on January 22 with the third-place play-off and the final of the Four-nation Twenty20 International Tournament will be held at the Asian Town Cricket Stadium, Industrial Area.

Yousef Jeham Al Kuwari in a press-conference shared his excitement on hosting another cricket event after the Qatar T10 league.

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“Following the successful staging of the Qatar T10 Cricket League, the Qatar Cricket Association is making elaborate arrangements for the Four-Nation Women’s T20 International Tournament, which will be played at the Asian Town Stadium from January 16 to 22.”

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“China, Kuwait, Oman and hosts Qatar will be contesting in the event for the top honours. We are grateful to the International Cricket Council for giving recognition and support to this event” he further added. 

He spoke further on taking up the standards of cricket in Qatar stressing more on promoting women’s cricket. “Our aim is to give opportunity to the Qatari women cricketers to play against other countries and help the QCA develop the sport in the country and the region,” he added.

Meanwhile, QCA Operations Manager Manzoor Ahmadspoke about the busy schedule of cricket in Qatar in recent times with two major events being held back to back. “Our new season has been quite busy this time. Recently, we hosted the Qatar T10 Cricket League and now we are giving finishing touches to the Four-Nation T20 International Women’s Cricket Tournament.

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Meanwhile, Shivani Mishra, who is also an international umpire in women’s cricket has been appointed as the Team Manager of Qatar for the tournament.

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