President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has officiated the opening of the player's lounge "Jaleel's Lounge", the launching of “Hithaai Roohun Kulheyshe Cricket” logo and Indoor Cricket.
Upon his arrival at Malé Sports Complex this evening, the President was welcomed by Vice President Faisal Naseem, the President and Vice President of the Cricket Board of Maldives (CBM) and the President of Milan Cricket Academy (Milan CA).
President Solih opened the Jaleel’s lounge and inaugurated the “Hithaai Roohun Kulheyshe Cricket” logo and Indoor Cricket. The CBM President and the President of Milan CA accompanied President Solih and Vice President Faisal Naseem touring the Player’s Lounge. The player’s lounge was developed by the oldest cricket academy, Milan CA and donated to the CBM.
The President and the Vice President were presented with copies of the “Hithaai Roohun Kulheyshe Cricket” logo unveiled today, by the CBM.
President Solih and Vice President Faisal Naseem also participated in a friendly game of indoor cricket as captains on opposing teams, respectively named as President Eleven Team and Vice President Eleven Team. Both teams comprised of veteran and current cricket players as well as top cricket officials. The first ever indoor cricket game played in the Maldives was won by the Vice President Eleven Team. The Vice President Eleven team won the game by 89 runs in 10 overs while the President Eleven team managed to secure 85 runs in 12 overs.