Thursday, 22 November 2012

Young Women head to UAE

Some of the best young female cricketers will be heading to the UAE in February for the first ever u19 Womens ARCH (Arabian Challenge) Trophy. Eight teams (Devon, Durham, Essex, Lancashire, Scotland, Sussex, Wales and an MCC XI) will compete for the inaugural trophy, and the teams will include all of the current EWDP (England Womens Development Programme) u19 players so the standard is bound to be high. There will be 2 groups and the format will be 40 over games, with the top team in each group playing in the final.
There will be a dedicated website online at and the scores will be available via the cricHQ platform ( Follwo the links for more information.

We will try and post daily updates with reports and scorecards, subject to the info we receive from the teams taking part - If you'd like to email me match reports please do so at

The 2 groups are:-
Group A - MCC, Durham, Devon, Essex
Group B - Sussex, Scotland, Wales, Lancs

The scheduled games are

Mon 18th Feb
Durham v Essex (D/N)
Sussex v Lancs
Scotland v Wales

Tues 19th Feb
Wales v Sussex (D/N)
Devon v Essex
MCC v Durham

Wed 20th Feb
Scotland v Lancs (D/N)
MCC v Devon

Thurs 21st Feb
Durham v Devon (D/N)
Wales v Lancs
Sussex v Scotland
MCC v Essex

Sat 23rd Feb

The Day/Night games will be played at the FairGrounds Oval in Dubai
Other games will be at 7he Sevens Stadium, Dubai ( and at the Zayed Stadium (


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