Indoor UAE Cricket Team Launches Outdoor Team, Tournament
The UAE's Danube Lions, which "rule indoor cricket in the local circuit, launched an outdoor team with much fanfare" at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai on Tuesday night, according to K.R. Nayar of GULF NEWS. Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar officially launched the team in the presence of Daunbe Group Managing Dir Anis Sajan, who had transformed the indoor squad into an invincible team in indoor cricket. Sajan said, "We want to do the same in outdoor cricket too and emerge as the best in domestic tournaments." Sajan announced that Danube, one of the leading construction and building materials companies in the UAE, "will also launch the Diplomats Cup, a tournament for all of the foreign embassies" in the country (GULF NEWS, 10/10).