KU volleyball team pips BGSBU to set up summit clash date


SRINAGAR: Kashmir University men’s volleyball team extended their winning streak on Wednesday, beating Ghulam Shah Badshah University in a closely fought semi-final to make it to the finals of State University Championship held at Jammu.

According to a statement from the varsity sports department, KU team won the game 3-2.

The first two sets were won by Kashmir University before Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University fought hard to win next two. The final and decisive set was won by the KU team.

Replicating their men team’s performance, KU women volleyball team thrashed SMVD University 3-0 to make it to the finals.

Meanwhile men’s cricket team booked their place in the last four stages beating Central University Jammu. KU posted a healthy 136 in the rain affected first innings before bundling out their opponents for just 91. Sabit scored 51 while Irfan made a valuable 27. Khalid Sayed snared a four wicket haul.

Incharge contingent Nadeem Ahmad, Assistant Director, Physical Education and Sports KU said that it is a total team effort which helped KU teams to go thus far. He hoped teams will win the trophies as well.

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