Sharjah: Ticket sales for the T10 Cricket League, to held at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium from December 14-17 commenced as Heera Group was unveiled as the title sponsors of the tournament in a colourful function held at the Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad on Saturday night.
With top international cricketers from around the world contesting in this unique tournament, the organisers have announced that tickets will be available at all branches of the UAE Exchange, Al Fardan Exchange and Al Ghurair Exchange as well as Leopards Courier and Karachi Darbar outlets across the Emirates.
To ensure good turnout, the organisers have fixed affordable rates for the tickets priced from Dh20. The rates will be Dh20 for North Stand, West Stand (Dh40) Grand Stand (Dh70) and Member’s Enclosure (Dh100)·and Celebrity Stand (Dh500). The tickets shall also be available online at q-tickets.com/t10
The launch of the title sponsors was attended by representatives of the franchises and the high profile wrestler The Great Khali. Dr Nowhera Shaik, Founder & CEO of Heera Group said: “As a business group, we have always backed innovative ideas. When this concept came along, I was keen that we get associated with it, as we ourselves come from the land where cricket is followed passionately.”
Shoji Ul Mulk, the chairman of the T10 league, who visualised this format, said: “We need to evolve with times and nothing should signify this better than giving a product to the fans that they can relate with. So here we are after months of planning we now unveil to the world, our dream league,” said Mulk, also the chairman of TCL and a Member of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB).
The work on the pitches to suite T10 cricket is under way at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. “The pitch at this venue has a low bounce in the cooler months and this will help the batsmen. We all believe that Sharjah magic will endure. This is in keeping with the UAE’s reputation for being at the spearhead of innovative ideas and hence is the best place to set the T10 ball rolling,” added Ul Mulk.