KUWAIT: Killer XI Cricket Club defeated Atif Heroes XI by 11 runs to emerge as the champion team in the final of PSA - 1st Flood Light Tape Ball Cricket Tournament organized by Pakistan Sports Association Kuwait with auspicious of Kuwait Cricket at Sulaibiya Cricket ground.

A total of 16 teams from all over the Kuwait, participated in the tournament held at Sulaibiya Cricket Ground KC from 29th August to 20th September, Director PNES Mr. Majid Ali Ch. inaugurated the tournament on 29th August.

In the Final Match, Atif Heroes XI won the toss and elected to field first. Killer XI scored 85 runs for 3 wickets in allotted 8 overs while Atif Heroes XI in reply, scored 74 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. Hence Killer XI Cricket Club won the match by 11 runs. The winning team and runners up were awarded trophies, cash prizes and other prize incentives.

H.E. Mr. Hassan Wazir, The Head Mission from Embassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan was the Chief Guest of the final match and prize distribution ceremony. Mr. Amman from Kuwait Cricket, Mr. Muhammad Irfan Adil Tournament Director & Founder of PSA, Mr. Maqbool Ahmed Representative of Wataniya Telecom, Mr. Muhammad Arif Butt President PBC, Hafiz Muhammad Shabbir Member OPF Advisory Council, Mr. Noor Muhammad Chairman FWT, Mr. Nadeem Zafar CEO of Eternity Travels, along with Mr. Ehtisham, Mr. Khalid Amin from Zain, Mr. Rana Ijaz Hussain Sohail President KPFA, Mr. Tariq Nazir, Mr. Fida Hussain from PEFK, Mr. Shamshad Ahmed Khan ,Mr. Khalil Ahmed Rajput, Mr. Asif Khan, Mr. Azfar Hussain, Mr. Naeem, Mr. Shabbir, Mr. Tayyab Khan & Mr. Abdullah Abbasi (Radio Kuwait),Mr. Tahir Khan, Mr. Iqbal Raj & Ms Sandra graced the event with lot of families, guests, sports lovers and players.

Ceremony was commenced with Reciting of Holy Quran offered by Hafiz Muhammad Shabbir and conducted by Ali Raza, Roha Nadeem & Irfan Shafique.

Mr. Amman, Mr. Arif Butt, Mr. Hafiz Muhammad Shabbir and H.E. Mr. Hassan Wazir, The Head Mission from Embassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan delivered their valuable words on the occasion. They appreciated the PSA management for providing a healthy atmosphere to cricket lovers and organizing such a wonderful event in a real professional manner. They also appreciated the time management of the whole tournament that every match started on specific time. They stated that the event was well organized, in a very short notice of time and completed successfully; it is a great achievement of PSA since it is just a newly established association on dated 14th August 2013.

Mr. Muhammad Irfan Adil Tournament Director & Founder of PSA extended his gratitude of thanks to all distinguished guest, families, players and participating teams. He expressed his special thanks to Kuwait Cricket (Mr. Asad Baig – Director General of Kuwait Cricket), KCUP (Mr. Riaz Chaudhry – Director KCUP), Main sponsor Wataniya Telecom, Co sponsor, PNES(Mr. Majid Ali Chaudhry), Sky Zone Restaurant, Al Hafiz, Pizza Inn, Eternity Travels, Zain Telecom, FWT, PEFK, PBC, Alyasra foods & Qamar Al Awal. He also thanked Associates Hala Pakistan, Minhaj Education Society, PIK - Pakistanis in Kuwait, Pakistani Blood Donors in Kuwait & Help Desk for Pakistani Community in Kuwait. He appreciated foto nine for their remarkable services of event coverage as official photographer of the tournament.

He appreciated the thankless job of PSA admin team for the event headed by Naveed Iqbal Butt along with Ali Raza, Irfan Shafique, Amer, Afzal and Younis Shahid. The services of ground man Mr. Umar Khan were also admired on the occasion. “We congratulate team Killer XI for winning the Champions title of PSA Cricket Tournament this year. We all enjoyed

the match and it was energetic to see all team members in best form today. We are thankful to all our sponsors and associates for their support and look forward to holding more such interactive events in the near future to strengthen our relationship.

Runner up captain Mr.Atif received Runner up Trophy by H.E. Mr. Hassan Wazir and Mr. Irfan Adil, whereas the winner trophy was received by Mr. Asjad Bhatti, the captain of Killer XI by H.E. Mr. Hassan Wazir with KC representative Mr. Amman. Mementos of Special thanks & Appreciation were presented to Kuwait Cricket & KCUP.

At the end group photo session was held and refreshments were served to all guests, teams and spectators. Hence PSA - 1st Flood Light Tape Ball Cricket Tournament ended with great professional manner and golden memories.

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