Riyadh: Saudi Arabia is focused on building a competitive national cricket team and this project will also be part of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.

Saudi Arabia has announced the promotion of cricket in the country, saying that through it, our goal will be to prepare a competitive national team. Speaking to Arab News, Saudi Prince Mashal Al Saud, chairman of the country’s cricket federation, said, “We want to promote healthy activities among the youth in our Vision 2030, among other factors.”

“We have about 8 million people in Asian countries, where cricket is very popular, including Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka,” he said. Saudi Arabia is ranked 28th out of 105 ICC member countries in the T20 rankings. We also have a complete program to hold school level tournaments.