|Warid Telecom brings Popular Tape Ball Cricket Tournament to Life
Karachi, August 01, 2008: Warid proudly presents the 2nd Flood Light Tape Ball Cricket Tournament after the astounding success of the first one held last year.
This was announced by Warid’s General Manager Marketing Moin Qadri in a press conference in Karachi. Warid’s Segment Manager Hassan Jaafar and Marketing Operations Manager Farhan Abbas were also present at the occasion. Apart from Warid management different celebrities from Showbiz and Entertainment world including Jaawad Ahmad, Jal Band, Haroon and Shaman Mirali were present to boost the efforts undertaken by Warid.
Explaining the mechanism of the tournament, Warid GM Marketing said, “Warid has always tried to provide best platform and multiple opportunities for people of Pakistan. To create further interest in most popular form of cricket in the country Warid is proud its 2nd Flood Light Tape Ball Tournament. This year we have doubled the prize money for the winner, and will be giving out Rs. 1 million instead of Rs. 500,000 last year. The tournament will be played in six cities of Pakistan on a knock-out basis, where the winners of each city will play against each other, in order become the national champions.
Moin also added that one of the major highlights of this tournament will be the performances of Warid’s various brand ambassadors who will also represent teams of different cities; Abrar-ul-Haq will represent Lahore Lions, Jawad Ahmad - Karachi Super Kings, Haroon – Multan Jets, Rahim Shah – Islamabad Champs, Shaman Mirani - Hyderabad Heroes and JAL – Faisalabad Falcons.
A total of 416 teams will participate and fight to win title and trophy of the coveted Warid 2nd Flood Light Tape Ball Cricket Tournament. The registration for the tournament will commence after the press conference and will be run for two weeks. Any cricketer with a Warid mobile connection will be able to register and participate in the tournament.
The tournament will conclude in Karachi where the winners of each city will participate in the Super League Series. The winners would be this year’s National Champions who will take the championship trophy from last year’s tournament winners, the “Combined Star Cricket club” from Gujranwala.