Aga Mehdi Memorial Cricket Tournament:Ishtiyaq drives Rehbar Moths to tense win


SRINAGAR: Rehbar Moths and Sajad Raithan XI Tuesday posted victories in their respective fixtures of Shaheed Aga Mehdi Memorial Cricket Tournament played at Sports Stadium Budgam.

The first game of the day saw Rehbar Moths beat Jio XI by a solitary wicket in what was a tense finish. Batting first Jio XI made a decent 148 for the loss of six wickets in the allotted 20 overs.

In reply Rehbar Moths achieved the target in the 19th overs losing as many as nine wickets. Ishtiyaq Hussain was the pillar of the successful chase making a 33-ball 44. He was duly declared man of the match.

The second was a low scoring tie with Sajad Raithan beating FCC Pallar by three wickets. Chasing a modest target of 111, Sajad Raithan lost seven wickets before reaching the target in the 19 the over. Ishfaq made an important 22.

He was star with the ball as well taking two wickets as Sajad Raithan XI shot out FCC Pallar for a mere 110. Ishfaq was given man of the match award.

The tournament played on yearly basis is being organised by Al Mehdi Foundation Budgam

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