Thumbay Group, UAE launches THUMBAY KASARGOD LEOPARDS an elite cricket team for the upcoming Kerala Premier League (KPL) in Dubai.

In yet another initiative to support sports, culture and the traditions of UAE, Thumbay Group, an international business conglomerate headed by Mr. Thumbay Moideen along with Mr. Akbar Moideen – Director, Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group ceremoniously launched “THUMBAY KASARGOD LEOPARDS (TKL)” – an elite cricket team which will be an integrated part of the Thumbay Group Cricket Academy soon.  TKL is affiliated to International Cricket Council, Abu Dhabi Cricket Council, Dubai Cricket Council, Sharjah Cricket Council, Ajman Cricket Council.  The grand event was launched in the Body and Soul Health Club & Spa, Ajman.

TKL, a wholly owned franchise of Thumbay Group, UAE was launched with the aim to compete in the upcoming Kerala Premier League Dubai 2012 to be played in Dubai under the auspices of Dubai Cricket Council and is touted to be one of the biggest, richest and high profile cricketing league in Asian Sporting events calendar.  It is also believed that this event will create a landmark in the cricketing history of UAE and the entire Middle East region.

After an elaborate hunt to recruit talented cricketing professionals to represent KPL team, Thumbay Group was able to select cricketing stalwarts who have carved a niche for themselves with their all round abilities and electrifying performances in International, National, First Class and regional cricket.

TKL  will be aptly managed by Board members Mr. Thumbay Moideen – Patron, Mr. Akbar Moideen – Chairman, Mr. Vignesh Unadkat – Vice Chairman and Mr. Farwaz – Team Manager.  The extremely talented KPL team will be lead by Captain and Coach Mohammad Azimooddin  Karajagi (ICC Level 1 Coach) while the rest of the team will be represented by Santhamoorthy Sengeni (Vice Captain), Rohan Khan, Malik Kamran, Haseeb Tariq, Imran Zafar, Abdul Shakoor Sher Mohammad, Asif Mumtaz, Riaz Khaliq, Zuhaib Ullah Khan, Mohammad Aslam Ghouse, Umer Khalid, Amjad Khan Gul, Shadab Khan, Shad Hamza, Abdul Jaleel, Ibrahim Malik, Zahab Ali, Imran Khan, Bilal Saleem.

TKL will be the franchise providing a platform for budding youngsters of universities, schools, local clubs and first class cricketers to be a part of international cricketing circuit and thus contributing to Thumbay Group‘s social corporate responsibility.  With the initiation of “TKL”, Thumbay Group in larger prospective has sent a strong signal across the globe regarding its intention of providing quality cricket, facilities and infrastructure in the near future. “ I’m glad to announce the establishment of Body and Soul Cricket Academy which will be a premier training academy for scouting and training of young talents in the field of cricket”, Mr. Farhad C – Business development Manager of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group commented during the launch of TKL.

Thumbay Group, UAE, an international business conglomerate with its headquarters in Ajman, UAE owned and managed by Mr. Thumbay Moideen has progressed vigorously over the years from an uni-dimensional company to a multi-faceted group.

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