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Captivating Closing Ceremony of 2nd United Cricket Tournament

Chicago IL (Sept 23, 2014): Second annual United Cricket Tournament held by United Cricket & Entertainment place in Warren Park Chicago for 3 days at the end  of August, 2014. Closing Ceremony on the occasion was held by United Cricket and Entertainment Inc. on Tuesday, 16th September 2014 at North shore Banquet Hall, 2519 W. Devon Ave. Chicago. This event was full of celebration, Masti, awards distributions, appreciation and recognitions.

Master of Ceremony was performed by Minaz Aktar Vice President of FIA and President, Indian Minorities Association, who started with briefing Chicago  crowd with history and development of United Cricket & Entertainment organization, its activities and accomplishments. He commended efforts of its President Adil Azeem Khan who is instrumental in success of this Tournament. Applauded help rendered by Hamidulla Khan, journalist, Community Leader, Activist and Chief Advisor in of this event. He commended and highly appreciated great support of Mrs. Debra Silverstein, Alderman of the 50th ward of Chicago which includes Devon Avenue where most of India Pakistan businesses are situated. Under her leadership there is visible uplifting of face of Devon business district with remarkable improvement of infrastructure of Devon Avenue. He also thanked State senator and husband of Mrs. Silverstein, Honorable Ira Silverstein for the support.

Minaz Aktar introduced Mrs. Debra Silverstein and Ira Silverstein, President Adil Azim Khan, Hasan Christi, Iftekhar Shareef-Chairman Board of Trustees FIA Chicago, Mohammed Yusuf, Gary Kuzmanic, Area Manager, Park Distric Chicago and  Hamidulla Khan. Sayad mustaq hussain, mohammed rafi,. syed mukram mahmood,

All the dignitaries in their brief speech congratulated and decidedly praised success of the united cricket tournament efforts by Adil Azeem Khan in providing leadership, direction and parenting requiring nurturing of the Cricket competition and wished to reach its great heights in years to come.

There were many other dignitaries present at this event including Damir H, Damir Beganic-Prospect Air Services, Rafey Sayed VP USA Cricket association, and several more.

With thunderous applause it was announced that next year, in 2015, there will be nationwide cricket competition in Chicago "Golden Cup Cricket Tournament" to be held three different locations in Chicago area.
At this juncture many awards were awarded to all those have tirelessly helped in making this tournament a grand success and making cricket popular in North America. Mr. Azeem Khan thanked all the dignitaries attending the event. He also thanked all the sponsors including Syed Hussaini the Grand Sponsor, Mohammed Yusuf, Gary Kuzmanic, Hasan Christi, Iftekhar Sharif, Rafey Syed, Hamidullah Khan, Dr.Taj etc.

The event ended with sumptuous Dinner, followed by melodious musical evening by entertainment by Syead Mukram Mahmood, Minakumari, Shezad and other.

Adil Azeem Khan President of united cricket tournament THANK"s for all the participant and sponsors in closing ceremony.