MCN win Media Championship

DUBAI — MCN scored a thrilling one-run win over KT Greens to win the Khaleej Times Media Cricket Championship ’10 played at the Insportz during the weekend. The tournament was held to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of Khaleej Times.



Published: Tue 20 Apr 2010, 12:30 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 2:13 AM

Batting first, MCN made a competitive 65 runs off the allotted eight overs. Raigon top scored with 16 runs while Vishnu made a significant 12.

In reply, KT Greens fought till the end but fell short of one run. Umer topscored with 17, while Moin chipped in with 11.

Earlier in the semi-finals, KT Greens had a tough outing before defeating Zenith Media, while MCN sailed comfortably after an easy win over Media Edge.

“The tournament, which is being held for the past three years, is an amazing and wonderful event. Winning or losing is part of the game but participation matters the most, said Chetan Gandhi, Sr. Operation Executive, Optimedia Dubai

“Such tournaments is very important and it gives a great relief and break from the work we media people usually face. It’s always a great outing and a good get-together, said Sundar Rajan, Media Planning Manager of Optimedia Dubai.

“It is our pride and pleasure to associate with this major sports event in the region and we greatly appreciate Khaleej Times’ continued efforts at promoting cricket and fostering social harmony through the sport, said Bala, Media Manager, Al Reyami Advertising LLC.

K N Reddy, Advertising Services Manager, Khaleej Times, gave away the prizes.


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