Kupwara LG’s Rolling Trophy Final Held

KUPWARA- The Department of Youth Services and Sports Kupwara on Saturday conducted the final ceremony of LG’s Rolling Trophy at Galizoo Stadium Kupwara.

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Doifode Sagar Dattatray was chief guest on the occasion while Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kupwara, Yougal Manhas was guest of honour.

DYS&S Officer, Jitender Singh and concerned officers also witnessed the sports event.

Speaking at the occasion, the DC said that he felt delighted to witness the cricket match in the Galizoo Stadium. The DC directed them to promote extra-curricular activities in schools.

In the match, Zone Langate locked horns with Zone Kupwara, winning the toss and put Zone Langate to bat first. Langate posted 139 on the board losing 9 wickets.

Chasing the target, Kupwara were all out on 127 at the last ball losing the final by just a margin of 12 runs. From Langate, Junaid Ahmed Dar played a blistering knock of 32 ball 42 runs and was adjudged Man of the Match. Junaid played prominently during the whole tournament and showed a spectacular performance.

It is to mention here that in the Trophy, teams from all the zones of the district participated at multiple venues viz. Karihamma, Nutnussa and Galizoo Stadium Kupwara. The teams were selected after carrying out selection trials at all zonal headquarters of the District.

Later, a prize distribution ceremony was conducted during which trophies and cash prizes were distributed among winning team members.

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