Baramulla: The two month long Baramulla Cricket Premiere League – 2015 organised by the Baramulla based Dagger Division under the aegis of the Chinar Corps ended here today.
The tournament saw participants from 32 teams across the Baramulla district, engaging in a keenly contested competition that evinced keen interest while drawing large crowds.
The tournament was conducted over a span of four stages, namely the league stage, the pre-quarter finals, quarter finals and semi-finals stages, culminating in a grand finale on 17 Oct 20115, an exciting face-off between Baramulla Cricket Club (BCC) reds and Kanispora XI at the Showkat Ali Stadium, Baramulla. The final saw a massive turnout of the populace from Baramulla District, prominent personalities from the civil administration, besides senior Army and Police officers from the District. Speaking on the occasion, the Chef Guest for the event, Lt Gen Satish Dua, GOC, Chinar Corps drew attention to the Chinar Corps, continued efforts towards building bridges with the Awam and nurturing a sporting culture.
The annual sporting extravaganza provided a platform to young, budding cricketers, to showcase their talents. The winners were presented with Trophies at a colorful closing ceremony organised to mark the culmination of the tournament. Winners of the recently concluded Baramula Girls Badminton League which was held from 13 Oct to 15 Oct were also facilitated by the Chief Guest. Last month army organised a cricket match for deaf and mute children in Baramulla which provided encouragement to specially abled children. On the occasion, the Chinar Corps also pledged to give a push to various sports infrastructural projects across Baramulla District, in order to meet the aspirations of youth/sporting fraternity.
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