SRINAGAR: United Bandipora defeats Loverboys Safapora by 37 runs in their match of t20 cricket tournament played at Palhallan on Friday.
Earlier batting first after winning the toss the decision to bat first back fired as United Bandipora managed to put a moderate total of 104 runs on the board. Middle order batsmen Bilal Ahmad(53) and Imtiyaz Ahmad(19) runs were main contributors for the scoreboard for UB.
For Lover Boys Aaqib was the pick of the bowlers claiming five wicket Haul and Umar Lone also bagged two wickets.
In pursuit of 104 run target Loverboys Safapora were never in the hunt as their batting order collapsed like a pack of cards as entire team was bowled out of paltry total of 67 and lost the match by 37 runs.
Barring Aqib Ahmad (15) and Irshad Ahmad (14) none of the batsmen of LB team was able to reach into two digit figure.
For United Bandipora Arif took three while as Bilal claimed two wickets.
Bilal who scored 53 runs and also bagged wickets was declared man of the match.
The tournament is organised by Cricket Welfare Association Palhallan.