Srinagar: Under civic action programme, IRP 8th Bn organized a T-20 cricket tournament at Sainik school in Manasbal.
Principal Sainik School Mansbal Nazir Ahmad Dar was the chief guest on the occasion.
The inaugural match was played between XI Friends Kangan and Wonder Boys Safapora in which Wonder Boys Safapora emerge victorious . Shahid Ahmad khan of the winning team was declared as the man of the match.
Nine teams from Bandipora and Ganderbal are participating in this tournament. Commandant IR 8th Bn ML Mehra and other officers were present on the occasion. Besides, a large number of people witnessed the inaugural ceremony and inaugural match of the tournament.
Dy. Commandant GL Sharma while speaking on the occasion said that the basic aim of organizing such programmes is to boost the morale of budding players of these districts and to channelize the energy of youth towards sports.