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Asaduddin Owaisi Cup cricket tournament in Saudi coastal city Jeddah from January 1
Monday December 21, 2015 0:23 AM, News Network

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Jeddah Premier League (JPL) under the umbrella of Jeddah Cricket Association (JCA) is organising Asaduddin Owaisi Cup cricket tournament, participated by a total of 50 clubs, in the Saudi coastal city from January 01, 2016.

A cup launching ceremony for the Asaduddin Owaisi Championship was held at Hala Cricket Academy Jeddah Friday night, according to a report published by Saudi Gazette.

Asaduddin Owaisi is a member of parliament and chief of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) - a political party with a strong base in Hyderabad. He has a huge following in Saudi Arabia and other Arab states.

JPL-JCA organizes cricket events during the entire year to provide Jeddah-based players an opportunity to enjoy hard tennis ball cricket.

The tournament which will begin on January 01, 2016 in Jeddah will continue for 12 weeks and a total of 132 matches will be played between different clubs.

The tournament is sponsored by Dream India Group, a real estate development company from Hyderabad, Mumtaz Group of Company’s Mumtaz Sports Academy and Al-Wafaq Al-Shaheqa Group for plumbing materials. Hala Cricket Academy, B-Cola, Halwani Brothers, Khind Electronics and Kako are co-sponsors of the event.


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