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Will cricket make money in UAE?

Over the past few years the Gulf has attracted more international sport with Formula One, golf and horse racing now permanent fixtures.

Now top level international cricket is temporarily being played here too as it hosts Pakistan tours.

But the headlines so far have been for the meagre crowds rather than the standard of play, so can it bowl over fans and make money?

Simon Atkinson reports.

  • 03 Feb 2012