Two Pak­istan play­ers to play Qatar Open

The Pak Banker - - International3 -

IS­LAM­ABAD: Two Pak­istani play­ers Muham­mad Sid­dique and Majid Ali will show their class in two dif­fer­ent dis­ci­plines of the Qatar In­ter­na­tional Open Bowl­ing Cham­pi­onship 2010 which will be played in Qatari cap­i­tal city of Doha from De­cem­ber 11th to 19th.

Sec­re­tary Pak­istan Ten­pin Bowl­ing Fed­er­a­tion (PTBF) Ijazur Rehman in­formed The Sports En­counter scribe here Mon­day that the Fed­er­a­tion is send­ing two play­ers for sin­gles and mixed dou­bles cat­e­gories of the event.

He stated that over 180 bowlers from 60 coun­tries would fight for the top hon­ours dur­ing the eight-day in­ter­na­tional bowl­ing show­piece.

"Our play­ers are con­fi­dent and will­ing to pro­duce no­table per­for­mance in the in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tions," he said.

Ijaz fur­ther said that Pak­istan had also par­tic­i­pated in the 45th edi­tion of the World Ten­pin Bowl­ing Cham­pi­onship in 2009 and the boys did well in Malaysia. "We have great tal­ent but there is a need to pol­ish that to spark at the in­ter­na­tional level," he said adding, "The play­ers from all over the world will com­pete in the sin­gles, dou­bles, masters, trios and team event fix­tures".

Qatar In­ter­na­tional Open Bowl­ing Tour­na­ment, to be played from 11-19 De­cem­ber 2010, is ap­proved by Qatar Bowl­ing Fed­er­a­tion, ABF and WTBA and is open to play­ers from all WTBA mem­ber fed­er­a­tions. This will be third in a row tour­na­ment with EBT (Euro­pean Bowl­ing Tour) rank­ing sys­tem and is EBT 2011-22 / Plat­inum.

Mo­ham­mad Sid­diq and Majid will rep­re­sent Pak­isatn in the event. Pak­istan Ten­pin Bowl­ing Fed­er­a­tion is en­deav­or­ing to pro­mote Bowl­ing Sport in var­i­ous cities of the coun­try and for this pur­pose the Fed­er­a­tion is look­ing to raise ex­po­sure of the team by send­ing them to in­ter­na­tional events, Ijaz said. -Afp

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