The National Cricket Stadium is a cricket ground located in the Tangiers, Morocco. It is the only major cricket stadium in Morocco. The stadium was constructed by Dubai-based construction tycoon Abdur Rahmann Bukhatir as part of his plan to globalise cricket and spread it throughout the Arab world. The ground was selected to hold the 2002 Morocco Cup, which was a tri-series One Day International competition involving Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka. Seven One Day Internationals were played during the competition, with Sri Lanka eventually winning it. This was the first time One Day Internationals had been held by an Affiliate member nation of the International Cricket Council, though major cricket hasn't returned to the ground since.
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