Cyprus Cricket Association coming to European Cricket League
The European Cricket League (ECL) is proud to announce that the Cyprus Cricket Association has signed a long-term partnership ensuring that the Cyprus domestic champion club in 2021 will be invited to ECL22 - the Champions League of European cricket.
"I have been learning about the Cyprus cricket landscape from Muhammad and his board. It feels like a place perfect for cricket to grow, develop and thrive all year round," said Daniel Weston, Founder of the European Cricket League.
“The opportunity has now arrived for their Cypriot Champions to play on a global stage at the ECL. I know this will immediately and permanently ignite the Cyprus domestic structure and will take the promotion of the sport in country to the next level too.”
Chairman of Cyprus Cricket Association, Muhammad Husain, said: "The Cyprus Cricket Association is excited to become part of the ECL project. This is a massive opportunity for all involved with Cyprus cricket and provides an excellent mechanism to build on the existing structure.
“We hope that by utilizing the resources available through this co-operation we will be able to exponentially grow cricket in Cyprus.”
Following the postponement of ECL20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the second staging of the European Cricket League - ECL21 - will now take place from May 30 to June 6, 2021, with 16 champion teams - spread over eight days of exciting fast-paced T10 action at La Manga Club in Spain.