Young Talents Coaching Academy director and senior coach Shahzad Altaf during a training session in Dubai.
DHL got the better of Gulf International by 17 runs in a high scoring final of the Sharjah Corporate League (SCL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium over the weekend. The winners went home richer by Dhs.10,000 and a trophy while the runners received Dhs.5,000 and a trophy. The tournament is being held under the auspices of the Sharjah
Riding on the all-round performance of Buta Singh Gehri, who starred with the bat and ball, Gulf International (GI) moved into the final of the Sharjah Corporate League (SCL).
Man of the match Salim Qudoos was outstanding with the ball (5 for 51) and Qamar Abbas Awan was devastating with the bat (96 runs in 58 balls) as Atlas Foundation trounced Global Contracting LLC by seven wickets in the 45th Bukhatir Premier League match on Monday. Global won the toss and elected to bat. Adnan Ul Mulk was off the blocks in a hurry hitting fours and sixes.
Noor Al Yemen triumphed in the 45th edition of the Bukhatir Premier League after an enthralling 13 run win over Chemie Tech in the final at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Monday. Waleed Bukhatir, Vice-Chairman of the Sharjah Cricket Club and Mazhar Khan, manager of Sharjah Cricket Club, were present at the final and gave away the prizes.
Petra Kvitova warmed up for Wimbledon by winning the Eastbourne singles title for the first time with a 6-3, 6-2 rout of Jelena Ostapenko on Saturday.
A 13.2km time trial will get the 109th edition of the Tour De France underway, before the riders eventually roll into the mountains and push their bodies and physical capabilities to the absolute limit.
Wimbledon will give Ukrainian refugees free tickets to the tournament and donate £250,000 to those affected by Russia's invasion of the country, the All England Lawn Tennis Club, said.