4th edition of Champions Trophy kicks off

Srinagar: The fourth edition of Champions Trophy cricket Tournament kicks off at TRC ground here on Tuesday
The tournament is organized by the Cricket Fraternity Dalgate (CFD) and about 32 teams across the valley will participated in the 30 over knockout basis game.
The tournament was inaugurated by Director General of Youth Services and Sports, Mohammad Ashraf Bhat.
Bhat congratulated the CFD for organizing such tournaments.
He said that it was the social responsibility of every fraternity to organize such sports activities so that the youth could be engaged in sports.
“I am just happy to be here today,” he said.
He said that the government would extend all possible support for organizing such sports activities. The director said that holding such tournaments gives an opportunity to the young players to showcase their talents and hone them.
“We want our players to be able to participate in national as well as international sports competitions,” he said.
Later, the inaugural match between Back Country Bashers (BCB) and Kings XI Muran Pulwama was held in which BCB won the toss and elected to bat first.
The BCB scored 195 runs in the allotted 30 over’s, Wasim scored highest 64 runs for BCB while in reply the Kings XI Muran bundled only on 61 runs resulting BCB defeated them with a huge margin of 134 runs.
Mohsin declared man of the match on his best bowling spell in which he took six wickets.
All the matches will be live broadcast on the official channel of youtube and facebook of CFD.

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