After a stellar display of cricketing excellence last weekend during the Gulf Super Sixes, Fly Emirates Colts, Seven Seas Strikers, Wings XI, Byrne Equipment, Anchor Marine, Globe Link West Star Shipping, Desert King Waterproofing and Wings Warriors are the first eight teams to qualify for the next ‘Super Sixteen’ Round.
The third annual corporate cricket tournament that commenced on 30 November 2012 had teams excite fans with inspiring shots, spectacular catches, and masterful teamwork. The outstanding play of the aforementioned teams however, earned them a position to battle for an opportunity to play alongside an international cricketing legend and compete for the coveted Gulf Super Sixes championship title.
Legends confirmed to participate at the 2012 edition of the Gulf Super Sixes, include: Wasim Akram, Chaminda Vaas, Shaun Pollock, Jonty Rhodes, Salil Ankola, Nayan Mongia, Mohammad Shahzad and Ijaz Ahmed.
Arshad Zaheer, CEO of Crayons Communications, said: “Every year Gulf Super Sixes witnesses significant growth, both in performance and spectators. During our first season in 2010, we had around 5,000 spectators. Last year we had more than 10,000 spectators and we aim to achieve even more this year. Our passion and ambition is to establish Gulf Super Sixes as a premier cricketing event in the UAE by attracting not just the best teams, but the best fans as well, whilst providing them with an all-inclusive fun filled family event of sports excellence.”
Organised by Crayons Communications in association with Gulf Oil and Landmark Group, entry for the UAE’s largest corporate cricket league is held under the auspices of the Dubai Sports Council and the Dubai Cricket Council.
Held from 30 November to 14 December 2012, the qualifying matches will take place at the ICC GCA grounds at Dubai Sports City and the finals will be held at the spectacular Dubai International Stadium.
Endorsed by Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment, the 2012 Gulf Super Sixes is now featured on the Dubai Calendar of events. The tournament is also supported Alokozay International, Klear Water, Almarai, and Hot N Spicy Restaurant.
Partners of the third annual corporate cricket tournament include: Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Radio Mirchi, and Sports 360, for media; CMS Printing & Digital World for production; GMC Hospital for medical; and The Public Relations Company for publicity.
For more information on the 2012 Gulf Super Sixes corporate tournament, please visit: www.supersixes.ae