SRINAGAR- The “Khelo India 10 Ka Dum” events continued on Tuesday with a friendly cricket match between J&K Sports Council (JKSC) Cricket Academy girls and Women’s College Cricket team at TRC Cricket Academy ground.
Earlier winning the toss Women’s College invited Cricket Academy to bat. The fielding team drew first blood by sending the opener Bisma and one down batter Ummat back to pavilion.
However, Snowber, Insha and Arwin steered the team well with their 25 and 26 runs while Saba took 3 wickets for Women’s College.
In response Women’s College team suffered early jolt losing both openers with scoreboard yet to cross double figure mark.
The middle order assault led by Nazia and Saba added quickfire runs to the total but Insha struck a vital blow sending Saba back to dugout with her individual score of 23 runs.
Nazia tried single handedly to keep scoreboard ticking but Saba clean bowled the top scorer for 44.
Rest of the batters fell like a pack of cards and the innings folded at 94 runs.
For Sports Council Cricket Academy Arwin-II picket 2 wickets while Insha, Arwin-I and Samia bagged a wicket each and winning the match for the team by 37 runs.
Secretary J&K Sports Council, Nuzhat Gull in her message to the female cricketers asked them to remain all geared up as Sports Council is planning to organize Women’s Cricket Tournament this summer and teams drawn from all districts shall participate in the event.
The preparations for the match were supervised by Abid Nabi, Junior Cricket Coach Sports Council and he was assisted by Faisal Fayaz in the endeavour.
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