The 9th Inter-Hotel Charity Cricket Tournament Opens with a Spectacular Ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

by BTM

Wed, 17 April 2024

The Ritz Carlton Bahrain hosted the vibrant opening ceremony of the 9th Inter-hotel Charity Cricket Tournament on April 14, 2024. The evening was filled with excitement and camaraderie as 31 teams, along with their muses, came together to kick off the charitable sporting event.

The event commenced with a colourful parade showcasing the participating teams, each accompanied by their muses, creating a lively and festive atmosphere. The audience was treated to a visual spectacle as the teams proudly marched onto the field.

The Ritz Carlton Bahrain Financial Controller, Awais Rafiq, delivered a heartfelt welcome address, emphasising the spirit of unity and sportsmanship that defines the tournament. Following the welcome remarks, the Best Muse and Darling of the Crowd awards were presented to the deserving winners.

The coveted title of Best Muse was awarded to Nada Zine El Abidine from Trader Vic's, while Joan Marie from Wyndham Grand stole the hearts of the crowd and was honoured with the Darling of the Crowd award.

The tournament was officially inaugurated by Mr. Rafiq and Mr. William Fily with the symbolic batting of the 'ball of fire,' signaling the commencement of the competitive matches ahead. The tournament aims to raise USD10,000 for the Abdulrahman Kanoo Social Parents Club, the chosen charity partner for this noble cause.

Over the course of the tournament, five matches will be played each day, culminating in an exciting finale in the first week of May. The event promises not only thrilling cricket action but also a platform to support a worthy cause and make a positive impact on the community.

For more information and live updates on the 9th Inter-hotel Charity Cricket Tournament, please visit