4th edition of Jinnah Trophy Cricket Tournament was held at Dreux near Paris


Paris: (Rasheed Ahmed)    The final match of the 4 th Jinnah Trophy Cricket tournament was held on yesterday
at Dreux near Paris. Dreux defeated USCA in a thrilling match to clinch the
trophy. Mr. Abbas Sarwar Qureshi, Head of Chancery of Pakistan Embassy, Mayor
of Dreux Mr. Gerard Hamel, Adjoint Sports Mr. MouradSouni,
Mr. PrebouBalane, President Cricket France witnessed the match and distributed
prizes among the winners.
Jinnah Trophy has emerged as the main and most awaited Cricketing event in
France over the years. This year 20 teams from across the country participated in
the tournament.
While addressing the spectators at Prize Distribution CeremonyMr. PrebouBalane,
President Cricket France thanked the Embassy of Pakistan for its continuous
support for the tournament and introducing Cricket as a new sports trend in France.
Mr. Abbas Sarwar Qureshi congratulated the organisers of the Jinnah Trophy
tournament and said that sporting events bring nations together. Based on their
expertise in different sports, there is a huge potential of cooperation between
Pakistan and France.
Hundreds of cricket lovers from different parts of France gathered at Dreux to
enjoy the match.