Doha [Qatar], Jan 1 ( ANI ): Serbian tennis maestro and defending champion Novak Djokovic made a late withdrawal from the Qatar Open as one of the season's traditional curtain-raisers
is all set to begin here, on Monday.
"We hope that as many of the counties as possible can come to that arrangement with their male counterparts in having curtain-raisers
The Under 8s teams competing in the curtain-raiser
are Meltham All Blacks, St Joseph's, Moldgreen, Thornhill, Emley Moor, Slaithwaite Saracens, Saddleworth and Newsome Panthers.
TODAY'S Community Shield has the potential to go down as one of the greatest curtain-raisers
The table below shows how the 20 Premiership teams have fared in their curtain-raisers
over the last ten years.