GCC Budgam wins Shaheed Amanullah Cricket Tournament  

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Srinagar: GCC Budgam on Friday won Shaheed Amanullah T-20 cricket tournament against the Humhama Cricket Club by 3 wickets in Budgam.

 

The tournament was organised by JKAP 13th Bn in the memory of late Sub Inspector Amanullah at Armed Complex Humhama in Budgam.

 

At least eight renowned local teams of Budgam including an organizer’s team participated in the tournament.

 

The tournament was inaugurated by Superintendent of JKAP 13th Bn Fayaz Hussain, who on the sidelines of the final match told media that the tournament was organised in the memory of late Amanullah to reach out to the local youth.

 

“It was an endeavour of the process to provide better career opportunities and platform to the sports loving youth,” he said.

 

In today’s final match, Humhama cricket club with a good start from its openers gave 151 runs target to the opponent team to chase.

However, while chasing the target, GCC Budgam started with poor bat and lost 4 consecutive wickets in the initial overs of the second innings.

 

However, Raouf Ahmad a hard hitter batsman who took to the crease in the middle order of the game, when GCC almost had lost all hopes of the game, played number of splendid shots to get a miraculous win to his team.

 

With half a dozen sixes, Raouf, who scored 68 runs out of 17 balls was given as man of the match award. With Raouf’s marvellous bating not only GCC Budgam chased the score in 18 overs but also managed the victory for his team by 3 wickets.

 

On the occasion, both winner and runner up teams were given trophies, sport kits, track suits and other prizes.

 

Fayaz Hussain-SP was the chief guest, while as DySP  Malik Aijaz, Altaf Naik, Gh Jeelani, Sajad Ahmad also graced the occasion.

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