Leading women players sign for 1st FairBreak invitational tournament in May

By Bipin Dani. Dated: 1/23/2022 8:27:46 PM

MUMBAI, Jan 23: World's leading women cricketers have signed to play in the FaiBreak Invitational 2022 tournament to be held in May this year, it is learnt.
The latest to sign are : Bangladeshi fast bowler Jahanara Alam, Sri Lankan captain Chamari Atapattu and UAE opener Esha Oza.
Jahanara, an outstanding fast bowler was the first Bangladeshi female cricketer to take a five-wicket haul in a single T20 match.
Chamari has been a mainstay in Sri Lanka's batting attack for over a decade.
According to the sources in Malaysia, where she is participating in the ICC's Women's Commonwealth Games Qualifiers, the organizers have recently signed her for this six-team tournament. There will be nineteen matches played for 15 days.
Leading players from other foreign countries and Asian nations including India and Pakistan will also participate in the tournament, which is sanctioned by the ICC.
It will take place on May 1-15 this year in Dubai in conjunction with Cricket Hong Kong.
Owing to the current pandemic, Hong Kong airport is not operational for airlines from all countries and therefore the decision has been taken to play the matches in Dubai. and the leading healthcare group Gencor has come forward to be the main sponsor.
Interestingly, this is the world's first privately funded tournament in women's cricket history.



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