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Pakistan lift Platinum Cup in 6-nation cricket tourney
April 6, 2014, 10:54 am

Friday, April 4, 2014 happened to be one of the brightest day for Kuwait Cricket  as the large cricket loving fans all over Kuwait had the satisfaction of watching their favorite teams in action  during the finals of the  Six Nation festival cricket tournament organized by Kuwait Cricket which ended up in a colorful note.

Pakistan selected XI the defending champions, retained their title as they prevailed over Indian selected XI by 70 runs to lift the Platinum Cup.  In the morning match, Sri Lanka selected XI defeated Afghanistan selected XI to bag the Gold Cup and Bangladesh edged the spirited Kuwait XI, comprising of only Kuwait nationals to take the Silver Cup.

The presentation ceremony was graced by the presence of many dignitaries such as  The Ambassador of Great Britain, H.E. Frank Baker who released the tournament souvenier. Also present were the Ambassadors of Australia,  Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan. While Deputy Chief of Mission of Indian Embassy, Charge D’ Affairs of Pakistan Embassy and Head of Bangladesh Military mission in Kuwait were also present.

Charge d’Affairs of Pakistan Embassy presented the winning trophy & cash prizes to Pakistan & India teams while the Sri Lankan & Afghanistan Ambassadors presented the Gold Cup & cash prize to Sri Lankan & Afghanistan teams. The Silver Cup & cash prizes were presented to Bangladesh & Kuwaiti team by The British Ambassador.

Gulf Bank, NAPESCO, Future Communications, Kuwait Swedish Cleaning Company, Al Andalus Trading Company, Shaheen Air, Al-Hafiz Company & Pakistan Business Council were the main sponsors of this event while Help Desk of Pakistan were the organising partners of this wonderful event.

The co-sponsors who supported this mega event were Oriental Restaurant, , Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Bhasin & Co, Al-Ghannam Tire Center Company, Eastern National Oilfield Services Co, Trans Continental Shipping Services, Al-Rashid International Shipping,  Al-Masafi Trading, Global Dynamics General Trading Co & Channel Media .

Kokan Premier league who had designed the  web site were viewed by 71,407 persons where as VOOP Media, Times Magazine and  Kuwait Radio provided the much needed support to make this event so successful.

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