Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Sept 28: J&K Dogras defeated Indore Rajwadas in J&K T20 Big Man Day/Night One Day Cricket Cup by 65 runs at MA Stadium, here today.
The championship was organized by Zonal Police Headquarters Jammu in collaboration with J&K Sports Council and Veterans Cricket J&K. Rajesh Gill, captain of J&K Dogras was the coordinator of the match, whereas the match was organized under the guidance of Nuzrat Gul, Secretary Sports Council J&K.
IGP SSB R. Bhumla was the chief guest on the occasion who distributed the trophies among winner/runner-ups in presence of Rajesh Chouhan, former Test Cricketer, SSP Haseeb Ul Rehman, SSP RK Bhat, Rajesh Gill Chief Prosecuting Officer, Ashish Singh Secretary Veterans Cricket J&K, Vivek Suri and Avinash Uttam.
The chief guest lavished all praise for J&K Police and J&K Sports Council for providing an opportunity to the Indore Rajwadas to play day/night match with J&K Dogras, while Rajesh Chouhan said that MA Cricket Stadium is a very spacious Stadium and the big international tournaments like IPL matches can be conducted in the near future.
Earlier, J&K Dogras won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 167 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Istiaq top scored with 60 runs, while Rajesh Gill (24), Sameer Khajuria (23) and Amit Kumar (18) runs contributed to the total. From the Indore Rajwadas, Rajesh and Sanjay Chobey took 2 wickets each, while Dinesh Sharma and Kapil claimed 1 wicket each.
In reply, Indore Rajwadas could not chase the target and managed to score 102 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in the allotted 20 overs thus lost the match by 65 runs. Rajinder Bhoomla played a good innings of 39 runs, while Rajesh scored 22 runs. From the bowling side, Abinash Uttam took 4 wickets while Ashish Singh claimed 1 wicket for the team.
Ishtiaq was adjudged as man of the match for his brilliant unbeaten 60 runs. The match was officiated by Ashok, Sumit and Amit.