U-14 Cricket Tournament: DPS clinches summit trophy

Srinagar: Delhi Public School Srinagar defeat Oasis Educational Institute by six wickets on Monday in the finals played at SP College ground to clinch the U-14 Cricket Tournament summit trophy.
In the finals, Oasis Educational Institute won the toss and elected to bat first. Oasis could only muster 66 runs at the loss of eight wickets at the end of the allotted ten overs. Any hopes that Oasis had of defending the measly target were dashed as the DPS openers – Syed Anhaar and Murshid smashed 20 runs in the first three overs. However, in the 4th over Oasis drew first blood, only for rain to halt proceedings. Anhar kept a cool head, holding fort at one end and ushered his team to victory with a crucial unbeaten 40. Syed Anhar was declared the man of the match.
Congratulations to the team and their coach.” ChairmanDPS, Vijay Dhar said, “We are delighted though not surprised at the win. The school has never been shy of promoting local talent to shine beyond the school level, and prove their mettle at the zonal, regional, national and international level. Congratulations to the winning team.”
Congratulating the team, the principal Shafaq Afshan said, “We are delighted at the success of our budding cricketers. To emerge winners in the zone implies that our sports program, which we take great pride in, is bearing well deserved fruit.
Sixteen teams representing various schools of the zone participated in the tournament playing against each other for a shot at glory.
The tournament was organised by Department of Youth Services And Sports Jammu and Kashmir, Zone Amira Kadal.

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