SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 24: T20 Cricket Tournament of Bandipora Cricket League 2018 organised by 27 Rashtriya Rifles (Maratha Light Infantry) in collaboration with District Administration Bandipora concluded today amidst a lot of fanfare at Sher-i-Kashmir Sports Stadium Bandipora.
The concluding ceremony of the sports event was attended by District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, SSP Bandipora Sheikh Zulfikar Azad, Commonding Officer 27 RR Col. Jitendar sing and Commnding Officer 3rd Battalion CRPF Shri Arvindar Kumar.
DDC Bandipora Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary was the Chief Guest of the concluding ceremony and SSP Bandipora Sheikh Zulfikar Azad was the Guest of Honour.
A total of 16 teams participated in the tournament from different areas of district.
Sub Line Aragam bagged championsh beating Ashtingoo Cricket Club in the final by 7 wickets.
Mohammad Hussain of Ashtingoo Cricket Club was adjudged as the “Man of the series” , while as Mohammad Arif Rather from Sub Line chittaybandi was declared “Man of the match”. Quil Cricket Club (B) was awarded as Best team of the tournament and Imtiyaz Ahmad from Sub Line Aragam was declared as Best Bowler.
The winning team along with the runner-up team received trophies and prize cheques from the guests in a grand function, that was marked by huge gathering of people. On the occasion variety of cultural programmes were organised for encouraging the participants and making the event a recreational one.
Appreciating the efforts of the organisers SSP Bandipora Sheikh Zulfikar Azad said, Bandipora has got enormous talent in all respects especially sports. He said, we all need to learn how to convert limitations into opportunities.The aim of organising this T20 cricket tournament was to promote sports as means of empowering youth,he added.