SAN RAMON -- Scores of cricket players turned out on the weekend for a special two-day Cricket For Charity tournament at Monarch Park.

Organized by Dream2Play, Mashal and the San Ramon Cricket Association, the charity event drew 16 local teams.

The event was a fundraiser for the Vital Voices' Malala Fund. Malala Fund grants provides funds for up to 40 Pakistani girls, ages 5-12, to attend school. The girls are those who would otherwise be engaged in domestic labor, or at high risk of entering the workforce.

-- Kelly Gust, Staff

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