Lights on, Oman Cricket unveils new facilities at Al Amerat
November 25, 2015 | 10:26 PM
by Times News Service
Oman Cricket officials and enthusiasts at the ground. - Supplied photo

Muscat: Oman Cricket on Wednesday unveiled its newly installed floodlights for Ministry of Sports Affairs Groun 1 in Al Amerat.

The contract for the design, supply and installation of 6 Pole Flood Light Systems was awarded to and undertaken by Rukun Al Yaqeen International LLC in June 2015.

The completion of the Flood Light installation is in line with the commencement of the Muscat Pharmacy & Stores sponsored Senior Premier Division and the National Team’s preparation for the ICC World Cup T20 in January-February 2016.

Oman Cricket official Pankaj Khimji said it is a historic day, "I appreciate the efforts of each and every one and for achieveing the feat of infrastructure developmen in a specific time frame. It feels great and very soon we will experience the joy of playing cricket in night."

Oman Cricket's general secretary Madhu Jesrani also poured praises. "It's a special feeling to stand in the ground with lights on. From January next year we will play the One-day games in the day and the T20 matches in the night. It will be a great 2016 for us," said Madhu.

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