Srinagar: The 7th edition of Shaheed-e-Milat T20 cricket tournament on Thursday begin’s at Islamia College ground here.
The inaugural match was played between RCC and Jamia Hurricanes.
Around 32 teams are participating in the tournament.
The inaugural ceremony was presided over by Principal Islamia College Dr Muzzafar Khan.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal Islamia College said that the tournament will provide a strong platform for emerging young players and improving the standard of sports and helping in their overall personality development and such events should be organised in future for youth.
The organizing committee members said that the tournament provides an opportunity to the budding cricketers to show case their talent.
Prominent personalities of old city including Muhammad Shafi Khan, Sufi Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Altaf Bhat, Advocate Yasir Dalal, Advocate Aijaz Dhar, Sahil Ahmad, staff member of college, sports personalities and businessmen were also present on the occasion.