Kuwait City: The New Royal King Farwaniya won the championship trophy at the ISF Trophy Cricket Tournament organized by The Indian Social Forum (ISF), Kuwait on Friday, 5th January 2018 at Sharq Grounds.
The day long tournament was formally inaugurated by Karnataka junior javelin champion Mr. Mohammad Ashraf at 7:00AM. The event concluded at 5:00PM. 16 teams took part in the tournament that was worked off on a knock-out basis.
The final match was reduced to 4 overs due to fading light in which The New Royal Kings Farwaniya defeated UKCC by 6 Runs. The New Royal Kings Farwaniya won the toss & elected to Bat 1st. They scored 26 runs in 4 overs. The UKCC failed to sustain the pressure and wilted under it as they lost 2 important wickets in the beginning. Their reply culminated at 20 runs.
Team New Royal King Farwaniya emerged as the winners of the Maiden ISF trophy and the Team UKCC (United Kuwait Cricket Club) took home runner up trophy.
Mr. Abdul Razak, Manager, BADR-Al-Samaa Medical Center and Mr. Mustafa, ISF Kerala Chapter President presented Winner and runner up Trophies. Man of the match was won by Farooq of Team Royal King Farwaniya. The award was presented by Mr. Amith Furtado.
Man of the series was won by Arif of Team UKCC for the overall best performance. Ranjith of Team Royal king Farwaniya was declared as The Best Batsman of the tournament. Best bowler award went to Sathish of Team Royal king Farwaniya. Awards were presented to these individuals by Mr. Amith, Mr.Adil and Mr. Sharan respectively
The Tournament was sponsored by Middle East World Co W.L.L and Co-Sponsored by BADR AL- SAMAA Medical Center, Mr. Alex Dsouza (Cricket Enthusiastic), Mr. Amit Furtado (Owner of Friends Kuwait Cricket Team) and MR. Waseem (Owner of UKCC cricket team)
ISF Cricket Trophy: New Royal King Farwaniya emerge champions