The coveted ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy has arrived in Muscat for a two-day eventful tour.
The occasion marks the first time in Oman that a World Cup trophy will be visiting the country and a befitting welcome is planned. The trophy was taken to the iconic Royal Opera House Muscat for a brief presentation early today.
Al Amerat cricket grounds will host the grand welcome amid a host of festivities that are sure to enthral a large crowd. The horse-mounted officials of Royal Oman Police will bring the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy to the ground amid lovely music played by the ROP Band. Oman’s National Anthem will be played before the official ceremony. Some of Oman players and officials who participated in ICC World Cup Qualifier will then present the trophy to the Minister of Sports. The ICC Trophy will also be taken to the office of His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, Minister of Culture and Heritage and Patron of Oman Cricket, on Tuesday morning before making an appearance at the popular Oman Avenues Mall for a full public view, interactive session and photo shoots from 11am to 4pm.