Club and recreational cricketers will converge on Bangkok later this
coming weekend for the inaugural 'Thailand International Cricket Sixes 2008'
tournament. Players and teams will come from destinations such as Switzerland, China, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore to join locally
based teams to give the event a truly international flavour.
The tournament is being organised by the Asian Cricket Sixes Tour, in conjunction with the Southerners Cricket Club of Bangkok, adding to their
growing tournament portfolio of ICC award winning tournaments including events in Phuket and Hong Kong.
ACST Chairman, Mr Michael "Cat"
Maher said, "The tournament will offer a new and exciting annual
addition to Thailand's sporting calendar with the motto being 'quality time'. As organisers we want to deliver quality time both on and off the
ground to everyone involved."
The cricket will take place on the weekend of the 25th and 26th of October at the Harrow International School, which is located just off the Don
Muang Tollway, adjacent to the old airport. As well as the cricket, the competitors and spectators will
be able to enjoy their traditional social events over the
weekend with funds raised going to the development of the game in Thailand under the guidance of the Southerners CC.
Southerners CC President, Mr Vaughan McClear said, "Southerners CC are delighted about this fantastic new cricket tournament in Bangkok
which will attract overseas tourists and help promote our sport in Thailand."
welcome to attend, food and beverages are available at the ground and admission is free.
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