Army organizes Shah-e-Hamdan Tournament

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Awantipur- Shah-e-Hamdan Cricket Tournament organised by the Rashtriya Rifles battalion of Tral under the aegis of Chinar Corps & Victor Force for the youth of South Kashmir at Tsaraligund cricket ground concluded today amidst scintillating cricket and enthusiastic crowds.  The final of the tournament was played between Mantaqui Sports, Awantipora Vs Singh XI, Dharamgund. Singh XI, Dharamgund won the toss and chose to bat first, giving the opponent a target of 109 runs in 17 overs. 

Singh XI with its spectacular bowling and a tight fielding bowled out the opponent for 80 runs in 15.3 overs.  Mr Mohd Riaz of Singh XI was awarded man of the match for taking 05 wickets. Mr Gurdeep Singh of Singh XI was awarded man of the Series for taking 10 wickets and scoring 268 runs in the tournament. Both the teams played exceptional cricket and showed true sportsman spirit in their conduct.

Maj Gen Arvind Dutta, General Officer Commanding Victor Force gave away the prizes in the closing ceremony of the tournament.  The Champion Trophy, a cash award of Rs 25,000/- and a cricket kit were presented to the winning team. A cash award of Rs 12,000/- and a cricket kit were presented to the runners up team.  Apart from this, many more prizes and cash rewards were presented to the players, officials and to the teams which achieved 3rd and 4th position. Brig Anmol Sood, Cdr 1 Sect RR and SSP Awantipora Mr Mohammad Irshad were also in attendance to encourage the players.  Besides the above, Maj Gen Arvind Dutta, gave an incentive of Rs 10,000/- to tournament of school teams being played at the venue.

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