RR organises T20 Cricket Tournament at Bhaderwah

Winners of T20 Tournament organised by Rashtriya Rifles being felicitated by the chief guest and other dignitaries at Bhaderwah.
Winners of T20 Tournament organised by Rashtriya Rifles being felicitated by the chief guest and other dignitaries at Bhaderwah.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
BHADARWAH, Oct 16: To encourage young cricketing talent and to tap their potential in order to provide them a professional platform, Rashtriya Rifles(RR) based at Bhaderwah in collaboration with Bhaderwah Cricket Academy organised T-20 Cricket Tournament with tag line ‘Let us build our nation’ at Bhaderwah.
The final of the 8 day long tournament organised at Sports ground PG college Bhaderwah, in which 16 teams from different parts of District Doda participated, was played today.
The final match was played between ANK Warriors and GDC Bhaderwah, wherein GDC registered a narrow win by 12 runs to lift the title.
Earlier, after winning the toss, GDC Bhaderwah elected to bat and scored 159 in the stipulated 20 overs, losing 8 wickets in the process.
In reply, ANK Warriors managed to score 147 runs in 19 overs to lose the match by 12 runs. Sahil Najar of GDC Bhaderwah, who scored 42 runs was declared as the man of the match and young rookie Chander Bhanu, who took 12 wickets in the tournament was declared as the man of the Tournament.
After the match a felicitation function was also held which was presided over by Maj Raju, while Principal GDC Bhaderwah Prof SS Barwal was the chief guest and 2IC RR was guest of honour. Educationist Arif Hamid Rana conducted the proceedings.
Beside presenting trophies and cash prize to the teams and players who excelled in the tournament, prominent national level players and officials of Youth Services and Sports, who provided their services to make the tournament success were felicitated. They include Sameer Malik, Video Analyst BCCI, Shafqat Khakaan Malik, former Ranji Trophy Player, Mohsin Najar, Murtaza Qadir, Jai Kotwal, Mudassar Maqbool Batt and Arif Hamid Rana.