SRINAGAR: Shining Star Pampore beat World XI by 105 runs in the finals of Kongposh Cricket tournament played at Pampore on Sunday.
Batting first after winning the toss Shinning Star put a formidable total of 193 runs on the board in their stipulated 20 over’s. Middle order batsman Muzaffar Ahmad and Yaseen with 49 and 42 runs were the main contributor to the score board. For World XI Altaf Ahmad Was pick of the bowlers claiming four wickets in his four over spell conceding 28 runs.
Chasing a herculean total of 194 World Xi was never in the chase as they succumbed under pressure and lost wickets at regular intervals as the entire team was bowled out for 88 runs. They even failed to play their full quota of 20 over’s as they crumbled inside 13 overs. Except Amir Sofi (28) none of the World Xi batsmen produced decent show with bat.
For Shinning Star Nazir Ahmad was most successful bowler claiming three wicket haul and for his all-round performance walked away with man of the match award.
Asif for his consistent bowling performance and 17 wicket haul was adjudged man of the series.