A participant in action during a beach volleyball match at the Beach Sports Week. Supplied
The Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Sports Tournament 2019 will kick off on Wednesday with cricket, volleyball, padel and 3x3 basketball matches taking place across the city at different venues. Surprisingly, the 2017 champions and Foohood Zabeel will get the NAS Volleyball
Mohammed Al Hachdadi and Bisset Yordan proved to be a formidable combination on the opening night of the NAS Volleyball Championship, guiding Surprise to a 3-2 win over a battling Fohood Zabeel. Moroccan Al Hachdadi, the man of the match, scored a game-high 32 points while Yordan of Cuba contributed 25 points
In December, Dubai will host the World Finals of the third annual Girl Gamer E-Sports Festival – the world’s most recognised female-focused e-sports competition from Dec.12-14.
Hyderabad got off to a faltering start as they lost David Warner just 10 runs on the board. He holed out to Udana off Washington Sundar.
Seven-time UAE champion trainer Doug Watson combined with Sam Hitchcott to steal the show with a hat-trick while Salem Bin Ghadayer and Royston Ffrench enjoyed a double.
To win the targeted trophy, a team must feature in the top four of the IPL 2020 points table.
Delhi’s dismal run in the tournament thus continues, which leaves them on 14 points -- behind Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) -- who too have same number of points, but are second, courtesy of a better net run rate.