Tayyarah.com 10 PL, Powered by Nafiya Tours & Travel snatched a big name in India cricketer Robin Uthappa, who will mentor and become an ambassador for a team in the 10 PL tournament.
The tournament will be staged from 19-23 March at the historic Sharjah Cricket Stadium, with 16 teams participating in the world’s largest tennis ball tournament. Uthappa, who has played 46 ODIs and 13 T20Is for India, since 2006; will be present in the stadium on March 21 to cheer his team during their matches.
“It will be interesting to see cricket in a new form. I am fortunate that I can bring in some of experience to cheer my squad, albeit from the sidelines. All of us have played tennis ball cricket at sometime in our lives in India. So it would be great to relive that experience,’’ said Uthappa.
Pakistan paceman Mohammed Asif, Sri Lanka’s Thilan Thushara and Chamara Silva are also likely to play in the tournament, along with one time Indian IPL sensation Kamran Khan.
The tournament is the brainchild of UAE-based Petromann Events to manage, operate and market the Indian team. Petromann Events, brainchild of Mr Abdul Latif Khan, also known as Arif Khan in the sporting arena.