WPCA Garameesh Rusk Super League 2017 Trophy Launching Ceremony Grand Show - BY: Syed Mussarat Khalil


JEDDAH: WPCA brand of Cricket in color kits was introduced here in the City of Jeddah with the Name, “WPCA GARAMEESH RUSK SUPER LEAGUE 2017”. It is being sponsored by Garameesh Rusk and powered by various sponsors including Saudi Cricket Center, Advisor 360, Crown Steel, Nesma Holding, Zultrack, Cool & Cool, Thales Group, Vastilla, Fast Track, Al Safri, Emper perfumes, Pepsico, Lays and Red Sea ALJ.

A grand, Trophy Launching ceremony took place at the prestigious Radisson BLU, Royal Suites Hotel, Madinah Road, Jeddah with fun, fare and frolics reported by Dr. Syed Ziauddin of WPCA.
He said it was a very successful event with a large numbers of Guests, dignitaries from various forums and corporate heads, Saudi Cricket Center in full swing and the respectable delegates from the Sponsors.

It was a glittering evening expected to explode was not less than an explosion. Absolutely jam packed Al Iwan hall of the Radisson Blu, Royal Suites had the coverage from all local and International Media including print media and electronic. The program started with Recitation of the Holy Quran by Qari Hafiz Abdul sabur.


WPCA Garameesh Rusk Super League is all about innovation in the game of Cricket. For the first time, in the history of the kingdom cricket huge Amount in the form of Prize money for both the Winner and Runners up. The tournament is expected to run for around 15 weeks. All the matches right from the first till the Final, will be officiated by Neutral and Qualified Umpires, a unique and top most quality of the tournament. Men of the matches awards will be given right from the first match with memento and a gift. So many bumper Prizes are on the way during the tournament. The Men of the Matches in the Knock out stages will have expensive Gifts along with the mementos. In short, this WPCA Garmeesh Rusk Super League will create various milestones and will set the trend, which was a dream till date.

image The WPCA brief history and the preface to the grand WPCA Garameesh Rusk Super League was given by Mr. Sohail Shah. He was followed by Mr. Qasim Naqwi of SCC appreciating the efforts of WPCA Executive Committee for arranging such a magnitude of Launching Ceremony and the tournament itself. He was sure of the success of the Tournament. Mr. Amir Mohammed Khan from PJF was all praising WPCA for the excellent work of developments done. He said if you have the conviction and determination, nothing is impossible and that is what WPCA has done.

Mr. Nadeem Nadwi, CEO Saudi Cricket Center, speaking on the occasion as the Guest of honors admitted to see a new emerging WPCA. He said although WPCA has been doing very good work in the promotion of sports and specially Cricket in the past, but this endeavor was a different one for him and it is a wonderful attempt with the restricted resources. He said the game should be kept out of the range of Politics. Criticism just for the sake of it is killing. He talked about the recently concluded tour by Team Green to Thailand to play WCL Qualifier in detail.

The Draws for the Grouping of the tournament was also taken out in a novel fashion probably the first time ever in Launching Ceremony. It was very much liked by the audiences as this shows the transparency of the Draws. The other name for WPCA is transparency and Discipline.

After the Draws, Guest of honors had the opportunity of unveiling the Trophies to the grand applause of the audience as everybody was very enthusiastic and eager to see the fabulous Trophy with a unique design and make. The ceremony ended on a gala Dinner and the Guest dispersed with Gifts from the Sponsors. A ceremony so immaculately programmed was the talk of the town and will remain so, till WPCA gets another opportunity to set bigger milestones.

Posted on Jun 23, 17 | 4:57 am