Baghat Gymkhana lifts Shaheed-e-Milat T20 Trophy
Srinagar: Baghat Gymkhana produced an incredible display to thrash Parimpora XI and win the Shaheed-e-Milat T20 Cricket Tournament played at Islamia College Srinagar.
Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Umar Farooq who was chief guest on the occasion said that that sports play a significant part in physical and mental well being of our youth.
The final match witnessed a huge crowd.The Baghat Gymkhana won the toss elected to bat first and set a modest target of 116 runs. Parimpora XI never got the momentum and collapsed before achieving the target. Irfan Ahmad tore though the Parimpora XI top order and reduced them to 50 for 7.
Parimpora XI eventually managed 87 runs, with Gymkhana winning by 29 runs to lift the trophy.
For his outstanding performance Mohammad Irfan was adjudged Man of the Match. Umar Malik for his best performance throughout the tourney was given Man of the Series Award.
Mirwaiz while congratulating the winning team at the award distribution ceremony said that it is good to see our youth taking to sports .
“While we are striving hard on the difficult path of realizing our political aspirations as a nation,” he said adding that physical and mentally well being of our youth and children muAst be taken due care.
Mirwaiz lauded the efforts of Shaheed-e-Milat T20 Cricket Tournament organizing committee for conducting such a wonderful tournament and hoped such tournaments will remain continue with maximum participation of teams from every district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Besides a cash prize of Rs 50,000 a trophy was awarded to the winning team, while as the runner up team was given a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 20,000.
Among others, Principal Islamia College Dr Muzzafar Khan, Awami Action Committee Youth President Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi, AAC senior Leader Advocate Sheikh Yasir Rouf Dalal, Advocate Aijaz Dhar.
A moment of silence was observed on the occasion as a mark of tribute to the martyrs of Kashmir.
Pertinently, the tournament was an opportunity for the budding cricketers of Kashmir to process inculcating the spirit of healthy competition among 32 teams.