Kirmani Kings beat Super Giants in inaugural match

Kirmani Kings beat Super Giants in inaugural match
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ULFAT MANZOOR

NARBAL: Kirmani Kings Lawapora beat Super Giants in the inaugural match of Kashmir Narbal Premier League (KNPL) played at Narbal ground on Wednesday. Kirmani Kings won the toss and opted to bat first and the decision of batting first proved right as Kirmani Kings batsmen supported their skippers decision and put a decent total of 178 runs on the board in their allotted 20 overs. Towseef Ahmad with 63 runs in 46 balls and Zahoor Ahmad with 37 runs in just 15 balls were the notable scorers for the Kirmani Kings. For Super Giants, Bashir Ahmad was pick of the bowlers claiming three wickets haul and conceded 24 runs in 4 over quota. In reply, Super Giants could not achieve the set target and were bundled on 161 thus losing the match with 16 runs. For them, Syed Taha and Mehrajudin were the highest scorers with 29 runs each. Mudasir Ahmad claimed three wickets and bowled economically bowling performance was adjudged as man of the match. On Thursday two matches will be played. In the first match Prime Spartans Narbal will lock horns with Al- Haram at 9:30 am while as in the second match of the day Al-Jamal Sherdils Sozieth will clash with Bhat Badshahs Sozieth at 1:30 pm. All the matches will be played at Narbal cricket ground. Earlier, Amature Cricket Club Manager, Abid Pathan along with KNPL chairman, Shahid Hassan Bhat inaugurated the tournament Tehsildar Narbal, senior citizens and cricket lovers were also present on the inaugural ceremony. The tournament has been voluntarily organised by cricket association Narbal in which different talented cricketers from all over Kashmir will participate.