February 27, 2020
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Battle of the Diners

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Mrs. Purviz R. Shroff, MH & Late Mr. Rusy M. Shroll, BBS, MBE

Battle of the Diners

Organized by Creative Impact, this cricket tournament was a unique battle between top-notch teams owned by Indian restaurants in Hong Kong. Box cricket or indoor cricket is a variant of cricket that shares many basic concepts with the original game, but with added enhancements. It not only improves the engagement between the players and the audience, but it also adds to the enjoyment.

The event took place at The United Services Recreation Club, in Jordan on the 10th of August. The concept was to bring all the restaurateurs together to host a Box Cricket League. Each restaurant picked their own teams through a lucky draw method, and these teams competed against each other for the winning title of BATTLE OF THE DINERS (BOD), supported (sponsored) by Mrs. Purviz R. Shroff,
MH & Late Mr. Rusy M. Shroff, BBS, MBE.

Winner:

Tung Chung Cricket Club (Curry Leaf)
Tung Chung Cricket Club was one of the favorites from the beginning and they truly lived up to their legacy and outperformed their rivals in all areas as they claimed their victory. Vivek Shah from the team bagged the award for the most valuable player.

Semi-finalists team Tung Chung Night Cricket gave a tough fight and went home in second place. Ms. Tina Sekharan was present all  throughout to cheer and support her team. Chief Guest of the evening Mrs. Purviz R. Shroff, MH and Mrs. Ranoo Wasan graced the award ceremony with their kind presence. Guest of Honor Mr. Kuldeep S. Buttar was also present all throughout to support his team – Tung Chung Cricket Club.

With the tremendous support of all the restaurateurs, Mr. Kuldeep S. Buttar (Curry Leaf), Ms. Tina Sekharan (Cardamon Street), Mr. Terry Abassi (Jashan), Mrs. & Mr. Geet & Sushil Jadhwani (Kailash Parbat HK), Mr. Harjit Singh (Spice Restaurant & Bar), Mr. Yasin (Sangeetha Vegetarian Restaurant), Mr. Jimmy Gill (Curry & Kabab Hut), Mr. Vasu Lalwani & Mr. Harry Bisht (Naanza Bar + Kitchen) this event was successful in every way possible way. The excellent marketing by event partners Revel Events, Beyond the Boundaries and VIRSA the culture
created a lot of excitement for the tournament.

Overall the unique format of the game, the enthusiasm of all the participants and the support of the community made this an event one that we will all look forward to in the future. The company aims to host more such unique events in the future to engage the community in many
ways. Stay tuned for more updates on future events on their Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/CreativeImpactltd/

After some thrilling and nail-biting encounters, 4 teams out of the 8 made it to the semi-finals and eventually 2 of them fought the final battle for the firstever title of BOD. The teams that made it into the semi-finals and finals were:

8 restaurants participated in the battle and the 8 cricket teams that represented these restaurants respectively to play for the title were :

  • Tung Chung Cricket Club (Curry Leaf)
  • Lohas Lions (Kailash Parbat)
  • Tung Chung Night Cricket (Cardamon Street )
  • Desi Boyz (Jashan)
  • Kowloon Super Kings (Curry & Kabab Hut)
  • Crazy Hitters (Sangeetha Vegetarian Restaurant)
  • TST Warriors (Spice Restaurant & Bar)
  • Rookie Willows (Naanza Bar + Kitchen)
Semi-Finals:
  • Tung Chung Cricket Club (Curry Leaf)
  • Tung Chung Night Cricket (Cardamon Street)
  • Desi Boyz (Jashan)
  • TST Warriors (Spice Restaurant & Bar)
Finals:
  • Tung Chung Cricket Club (Curry Leaf)
  • TTung Chung Night Cricket (Cardamon Street)
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