Skyline’s 4th Diplomat Cup Cricket Championship successfully concluded with the Consulate General of India as the winner. The final was played between Consulate General of India and Consulate General of Pakistan. The participating consulates this year were the consulates of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Bangladesh, USA, Afghanistan, and the new entrant, Australia.
For four consecutive years, Skyline's University has been organizing the Diplomat Cup Cricket to bring together various Consulate General offices in the UAE for two days of entertainment, networking, and cultivating camaraderie among diplomats. The event was organized under the patronage of the Consulate General of India and served as a platform to strengthen tie-ups and showcased the spirit of sportsmanship amongst the diplomatic community of various countries in the UAE.
H.E Ahmad Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan; H.E Nalinda Wijerathna, Consul General of Sri Lanka; H.E Mogobo David Magabe, Consul General of South Africa; and H.E Justin Mc Gowan, Australian Commissioner-General joined their respective teams in the game.
H.E Vipul, Consul General of India and H.E Ahmad Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan, H.E Justin Mc Gowan, Australian Commissioner-General graced the awarding ceremony.
Special Awards have been given to the following players:
Best Bowler - Aqib of the Pakistan Consulate
Best Batsman - Sasikanth Sathyaseelan of the Indian Consulate
Man of the Match Final -Rajaram of the Indian Consulate
Player of the Tournament - Sasikanth Sathyaseelan of the Indian Consulate