15 Jan 2024

IMarEST UAE Triumphs in the First Annual Ocean Fair International Cup Cricket Tournament

The IMarEST UAE Branch emerged victorious in the inaugural Ocean Fair International Cup Cricket Tournament on Saturday 13th January 2024, showcasing their cricket prowess on the lush grounds of the Ocean Fair Cricket Ground in Dubai.

The tournament, organized by the Nautical Institute UAE Branch, witnessed fierce competition among four teams: Nautical Institute UAE Branch, Company of Master Mariners India UAE Chapter, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Middle East and IMarEST UAE Branch.

In an exhilarating final match, IMarEST won the toss and elected to bat, setting a commendable score of 61 runs in 5 overs. With stellar bowling and fielding performances, IMarEST successfully contained the Nautical Institute.

The winning cup was proudly hoisted by the Chief Fahad Hayee (AMIMarEST), symbolizing the team's outstanding achievement. Adding to the glory, Kingsley Robert was named the Man of the Series and received a signed bat from Sir Richie Richardson, former captain of the West Indian cricket team.

The dream team:

1. Fahad Hayee (Chief)

2. Salmaan Hussain

3. Tejas Shah

4. Rishabh Khare

5. Kingsley Robert

6. Harpreet Singh

7. Chethan Poojary

8. Rohit Malhotra

9. Mayank Gupta

10. Gautham Dubey

11. Rajeev Pandey

12. Vishal Sharma

13. Khalid Mansuri

14. Vincent Pandian

15. Nikeel Idnani (Manager)

The IMarEST UAE Branch extends its gratitude to the organizers, fellow participants and supporters for contributing to the success of this memorable cricket tournament. This victory reflects not only the team's cricketing prowess but also the camaraderie and sportsmanship within the maritime community.