For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Qatar Cricket Association.

Qatar Cricket Association

Qatar Cricket Association
SportCricket
JurisdictionNational
AffiliationInternational Cricket Council (ICC)
HeadquartersDoha, Qatar
CoachAsadullah Khan
Official website
www.qatarcricketassociation.org
Qatar

Qatar Cricket Association is the official governing body of the sport of cricket in Qatar. Its current headquarters is located in Doha, Qatar. Qatar Cricket Association is Qatar's representative at the International Cricket Council and is an associate member[1] and has been a member of that body since 2000. It is also a member of the Asian Cricket Council.

Qatar recently took part in the U-19 Asia Cup held in Malaysia.

The Qatar Cricket Association will be hosting the country’s first T10 League by the end of 2019.[2] Former Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi is the brand ambassador for the tournament, approved by the ICC.[3]

Home ground

West End Park International Cricket Stadium is a home ground of team located in Doha. This is the first cricket stadium in Qatar. In June 2013, the ground was opened for cricket with opening of the Grand Mall Hypermarket on its premises. The stadium can seat 13,000. In December 2013, it was announced the hosting of first-ever triangular women’s One-day and Twenty20 championship in Qatar in January 2014. Women’s international teams from the Pakistan, South Africa and Ireland participated in the seven championship matches. This was the first championship ever to be sanctioned by the International Cricket Council.[4]

In 2015, the stadium was selected to host 1st edition of Pakistan Super League matches which was played in February, 2016.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Ireland and Afghanistan ICC newest full members amid wide-ranging governance reform". International Cricket Council. 22 June 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  2. ^ "QCA set to launch T10 League; gets ICC clearance". The Peninsula. 28 July 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Shahid Afridi announced as brand ambassador for T10 Cricket League of Qatar". 28 July 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  4. ^ qatarliving
  5. ^ "PSL venue". Archived from the original on 15 March 2016. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Qatar Cricket Association
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install
{{::$root.activation.text}}

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!


Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.

X

Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 🎉! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?