BASF Cricket Tournament in Doha
BASF Construction Chemicals Qatar enjoyed October 28th at Mesaieed Cricket Ground, Doha, together with GALFAR Al Misnad Engg & Contracting WLL, UNIBETON Ready Mix, Readymix Qatar, Smeet Readymix Qatar, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Aamal Readymix, and Brookfield Multiplex Medgulf JV WLL.
The event was organized to enable partners of BASF to engage through the popular game of cricket while promoting a sense of team building throughout the matches. The day was divided into a series of knock-out matches with 7 games.
The 8 teams enjoyed a long day of exciting and challenging matches. Each of them demonstrated valuable and supportive team work worthy of great commendation. Nevertheless, the BASF trophy was awarded to GALFAR Al Misnad Engg & Contracting WLL, one of the leading Construction Companies in Qatar, winning all three of their games. The runner up team was Brookfield Multiplex Medgulf JV WLL and a Fair Play Team trophy was awarded to Ready Mix Qatar.
The Chief Guest Mr.Emad Shawky - General Manager for BASF Construction Chemicals Qatar- presented trophies to the winning teams and medals to the best bowler, the best batsman and the best fielder. Furthermore, the umpires and commentators were presented with certificates and medals for their great efforts and participation throughout the day.
BASF enjoyed the opportunity to provide an active day out that allowed the partners to join together. The initiative was greatly appreciated by each colleague that participated. Mr. Shawky thanked each team for their participation and their true sportsmanship. He, alongside all the participating teams also thanked dignitaries from BASF: Daniel Touma, Atif Hussain, Claudia Lang-Lenton, Ahmed Eid, Ravi Pillai, Shivshankar B and Vijay Gharat, for their hospitality and for successfully organizing the tournament.
The tournament received positive feedback from many of the participants involved in the cricket tournament. Mr. A. Shareef Ahmad of Amal ReadyMix said, ""it was a great and refreshing change to be involved in a cricket tournament". Overall the event was a real achievement for BASF credited for their interactive concepts. BASF received praise from their partners, "I, on behalf of Readymix Qatar, thanks BASF for your great initiative, hospitality and excellent organization." Said Sabir Khan in a thank you email, commenting further that "No admixture suppliers have thought of organizing a similar type of event before". BASF are proud to have hosted such a well credited event.