DownTown XI Wins T-20 Cricket Tournament

SRINAGAR- DownTown XI on Thursday won the final match of T-20 Cricket Tournament organised by Down Town Cricket Club in collaboration with J&K Sports Council at Gani Memorial Stadium here.

DownTown XI won the match by 7 wickets defeating the Crazy XI. Owais was the top scorer for the team, contributing 45 runs to the team total. He was adjudged player of the match for his brilliant batting which included some good hitting across the fence.

Around 16 teams participated in the event with each player vowing to fight the menace at their personal level.

Earlier, Crazy XI won the toss and elected to bat. Mohsin Ramzan with 24 runs was the top scorer for the team.

Sujit Kumar DIG Central, J&K Police presided over the function as the chief guest while as Nuzhat Gul, Secretary Sports Council and Raja Zuhaib, SP North J&K Police attended the function as guest of honour.

Speaking on the occasion, Sujit Kumar said that sports are a unique way to stay away from all the social evils.

Nuzhat Gull while emphasised on the need to take up sports and role of Sports Council in organising and collaborating for such events.

Raja Zuhaib, SP North J&K Police said that this year many leagues and knockout tournaments in almost all major games were played in the downtown which witnessed a massive participation.

Maqsood Ahmad, Deputy Manager along with groundsman of J&K Sports Council supervised the tournament and kept the venue tidy and up to mark all through.

Shahr-e-Khaas traders and manufacturers coordination committee, Senior Vice President Muhammad Rouf Kota said that the youth are future of the nation and that the committee wants them to engage in progressive and healthy activities.

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