SRINAGAR: Showkat Memorial Cricket team Bijbehara and Islamia Anantnag won their matches in the ongoing Late GM Gilkar Memorial T-20 Cricket tournament played at Boys Higher Secondary School Bijbehara on Monday.
The first match of the day turned out to be a one sided affair as Rizwan Zarger’s belligerent knock of 97 from just 46 deliveries helped Showkat Memorial Cricket team to register a comprehensive 110 run victory over Government Boys Higher Secondary School Bijbehara.
Zargar took full advantage of wayward bowling performance of GBHSS bowlers and scored runs all across the ground and helped his side to put a chalanging total of 201 runs on the board.
In reply GBHSS got the worst possible start as they lost both their openers in quick succession, none of their batsmen was able to produce a decent show with bat as they lost wickets at regular intervals and the entire team was bowled out for 91 runs. They even failed to play their full quota of 20 overs.
Zargar for his knock of 97 runs was adjudged man of the match.
The second match of the day was played between Islamia Anantnag and Hugam Cricket Club which former won by 56 runs.
atting first Islamia Anantnag set a target of 178 on the board in reply Hugam Cricket Club was restricted to 126 and lost the match by 52 runs.
Rayees Ahmad for his all-round performance was adjudged man of the match The tournament is organized by Bijbehara Cricket Organisation.