7TH ASHRAF MEMORIAL INVITATIONAL CRICKET TOURNAMENT
SRINAGAR: Izhar’s belligerent knock of 73 helped Victorious Cricket Club, Tangmarg to register a thumping five wicket win over Safapora Blues on Thursday in their match of 7th Ashraf Memorial Invitational Cricket Tournament played at Pattan.
Chasing a target of 142 VCC achieved the required target in just 12 overs with five wickets in hand. Izhar was the main contributor to the score board with 73 runs. In his 28 ball knock he smashed half a dozen boundries and few hits for maximum and was ably supported by Manzoor Ahmad who scored run a ball 28.
For Safapora Blues Aaqib was the pick of the bowlers claiming three wicket haul.
Earlier, Safapora Blues skipper won the toss and decided to bat first, and Safapora Blues put a formidable total of 141/10 in alloted 18 overs.
For Safapora Blue Saleem was top scorer with 40 runs. Shakeel also contributed 31 runs
For VCC, Izhar and Javed Ahmad Ahmad took three wickets each, Rayees also bagged two wickets.