HCC Kalihand lifts 3rd Jamsheed Khan Memorial Cricket Tournament 2016

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December 5, 2016 SPORTS 858 Views
HCC Kalihand lifts 3rd Jamsheed Khan Memorial Cricket Tournament 2016


Hashmi Cricket Club (HCC) Kalihand trounced Friends Cricket Club (FCC) Dhara by 24 runs and won the final of ongoing 3rd Jamsheed Khan Memorial Cricket Tournament, being played at Sports Ground Kalihand in Doda.

The tournament was organized by Fareed Khan and Ahsan Butt of Kalihand Sports Club under the aegis of Young Star Cricket Club (YSCC) Doda and in this tournament 14 teams from different parts of the region participated.

Earlier after winning the toss, HCC Kalihand elected to bat first. Batting first, they set a target of 156 runs in the alloted 20 overs game for the loss of all their wickets. Syed Alyas and Tahseen contributed 47 and 32 runs respectively for their team. From FCC Dhara, Saddam and Sunny shared 02 wickets each.

In reply, FCC Dhara could not chased down the stipulated target and was bundled out for 132 runs in 17.3 overs. Saddam was the highest scorer who contributed 30 runs while Joginder added 27 runs for his team. From HCC Kalihand, Tahseen bowled a fine spell and took 04 wickets followed by Jahangir who took 02 wickets.

Later on Tahseen was declared as Man of the Match for his best performance, while Man of the Tournament award was given to Syed Alyas of HCC Kalihand for his best all round performance.

General Secretary YSCC Faizan Ali Tramboo was the Chief Guest while Waseem Raja Chief Coordinator YSCC was the Guest of Honor besides Joint Secretary YSCC Rajid Ali Wani and Shabir Ahmed were the Special Guests on the occasion who presented Rs 6000 with trophy to the final winning team and Rs 4000 to the final runner up team.

Meanwhile out of YSCC Welfare Funds, Chief Guest Mr Tramboo along with other guests presented Rs 1500 each to both final participating teams and Rs 2000 to the organizing committee of this tournament.

In his address, Chief Guest Faizan Ali Tramboo lavished praise for the local organizers on holding the event which provided platform to budding cricketers to showcase their hidden skill. Further Tramboo added that YSCC Doda is extending all kind of support to rural cricket clubs for organizing cricket events which would boost up the morale of village youth to show their hidden talent. Tramboo also praised all the participating teams for showing a true spirit of sportsmanship during this tournament.

The match was officiated by Fareed Khan and Hafiz Shan as Umpires while Syed Kashif acted as Scorer. (PTK)

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