SRINAGAR- Since LG’s Rolling Trophy in Cricket was thrown open by Chief Secretary J&K Dr Arun Kumar Mehta at Sheri-Kashmir International Cricket Stadium, Sonwar on Thursday, the formal tournament started at all the 186 sports zones of the region.
In Srinagar, eight Zonal Level Teams have been divided in two pools that will compete for the district title. Two venues have been set up one each at Government Degree College Bemina and Amar Singh College Srinagar. On the first day, four matches were played two each at the designated venues. The tournament at district level is being played on T20 pattern, and league cum knock out basis.
At Amar Singh College, Batamaloo locked horns with Nishat Zone. Nishat won the toss, batted first and posted a target of 155 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. Afnan made a quick 30 runs for Nishat. While chasing the score, Batamaloo were bundled out at 108 runs. Tariq Ahmad Bhat from Nishat Zone was adjourned man of the match who took 2 wickets and had scored 20.
At Degree College Bemina Playground Hawal faced off against Eidgah. Batting first Zone Hawal posted a target of 161 runs for Zone Eidgah who could manage to score 108 runs in reply. Mujtaba Rizvi of Hawal Zone was declared man of the match who scored a quick fire 31 runs by consuming 18 balls and also took 3 wickets to help Hawal Zone seal the win.
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