Mu­nic­i­pal­ity to or­gan­ise soft­ball cricket tour­ney

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

The Mus­cat Mu­nic­i­pal­ity will or­gan­ise a soft­ball cricket tour­na­ment in Oc­to­ber, with the par­tic­i­pa­tion of 32 Omani and ex­pa­tri­ate teams.

Speak­ing about the tour­na­ment, Lin­coln Torquato, a tech­ni­cian with Mus­cat Mu­nic­i­pal­ity said, “The tour­na­ment will take place from Oc­to­ber 6-27 on Fri­days be­tween 6am and 5pm. We’ll have four Fri­days.”

The fi­nal match will be fol­lowed by prize dis­tri­bu­tion on Oc­to­ber 27 and a Bol­ly­wood night on Oc­to­ber 28.

The tour­na­ment will take place at Qu­rum Nat­u­ral Park with the Bol­ly­wood night at Qu­rum Am­phithe­atre in the park from 7.30pm on­wards.

Torquato said that in­vi­ta­tions were sent to over 200 cricket teams in Oman.

“Of them 32 were se­lected to par­tic­i­pate in the tour­na­ment. A draw will be held on Septem­ber 30 in the pres­ence of team cap­tains. It will be eight-over-a-side match.”

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