Wasim Akram officially launches 10PL 2018. world’s biggest tennis ball cricket tournament

Jiddat Web Desk, March 1, 2018 ::Ex Pakistan captain Wasim Akram on Wednesday launched the second season of world’s biggest tennis ball cricket tournament, 10PL, scheduled to be held at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.The flagship edition of the Ten Premier League (10PL) gully cricket tournament has been a success story. Held under the auspices of the Sharjah Cricket Council, the flagship event saw 16 teams battling for a prize money of Dh 250,000 and the coveted title. And the second edition of the mega-event was launched this Wednesday by former Pakistan captain and all-rounder Wasim Akram, scheduled to be held from March 19 to 23 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.Akram, who is the brand ambassador for the tournament, unveiled the jersey, anthem and the coveted trophy of the tournament as 16 sides were named to play in this highly anticipated tennis ball cricket event. The gala event was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. It also witnessed the tournament draws being revealed, with the 16 participating sides being divided into four groups of four each.As the face of the tournament, the veteran Pakistani will also make an appearance on the final day of the tournament at Sharjah. Speaking on the sidelines of the event, Akram said to Emirates 24/7, “I am delighted to be the Ambassador of the 10PL cricket tournament. All of us in the subcontinent have grown up playing tennis ball cricket on the streets. This tournament promises to be the perfect platform for raw talents to showcase what they are capable. I wish all the participating teams all the very best.”

 

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