BY: Syed Mussarat Khalil, TN Media News, International,
Jeddah-Memon Welfare Society-MASA organized a tournament named MASA Cricket Championship 2023 in Jeddah on the grand occasion of the foundation day of Saudi Arabia.
Three famous Jeddah cricket teams MASA Tigers, Pak Media Journalists Forum and MYDF Stars participated in this championship. MASA Tiger’s captain Imran Amin, Pak Media Journalists Forum captain Jahangir Khan and MYDF Stars captain Khurram Allah Rakha along with their teams played well.
After thrilling matches in the league rounds, two teams, MASA Tigers and Pak Media Journalists Forum, qualified for the finals.
After an exciting and thorny contest, the MASA Tigers defeated the Media Journalists and lifted the beautiful trophy of the MASA Cricket Championship 2023. Abdul Karim Barai, Irfan Bhamdiwala and Faisal Qasim Tai performed the duties of umpiring in all the matches very well.
During the match, Imran Muscatia and Noorul Hasan Gujjar kept entertaining the audience through their unique commentary. Mohammad Shahid scored all the matches in a good manner. Addressing the closing ceremony, Siraj Adamji, the media committee of MASA, president of MASA Waseem Abdul Razzaq Tai, general secretary Sadiq Surathia, Patron Abdul Rehman Merchant, Abdul Qadir Ayela and head of sports committee Aqil Teli and his team thanked for the successful organization of this event and said that MASA is committed to organizing physical sports, educational and social programs in the future as well.
A large number of media representatives as well as the Memon community and other prominent social and business personalities attended the championship matches and cheered their team during the matches.
During the distribution of prizes, the dignitaries also encouraged the players of both teams with cash prizes. At the end of the ceremony Imran Amin, the captain of the winning team MASA Tigers were presented with the winning trophy by MASA President Waseem Abdul Razzaq Tai and other members and he celebrated this victory with his team. MASA Tigers captain Imran Amin won the Man of the Match award. Pak Media Journalists Forum has been presented with Runners-up Trophy as well as a commemorative shield by Memon Welfare Society-MASA for participating in the tournament.