Lakshmi scripts win in 6th Christmas T20 Cricket C’ship

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 6: Lakshmi Cricket Club Jammu registered emphatic win over Poonch Royals to advance in the 6th Christmas T20 Cricket Championship being played at Parade Ground, here.
The Tournament is being held under the banner of Christian Sports Organization Jammu, Zonal Police Headquarters Jammu, Christian Fellowship Trust Jammu and supported by Diocese of Jammu.
The objective of the championship is to involve the youth in sports so that they do not fall prey to drugs and the slogan is “Be Healthy- Don’t Do Drugs”.
The Championship is being organized under the supervision of Dr SD Singh Jamwal IGP Jammu and Fr Kuriakose Chairmanship CSO whereas the event conduct committee includes SSP Rajesh Sharma, SSP Ramesh Kotwal, SP Amritpal Singh, Rajesh Gill Chief Prosecuting Officer, Lazar Kandayara, Johnson Gill, Festus Sotra, Victor Sotra, Asif Gill, David Mattoo, William Mattoo, Sudhir Singh, Sunil Sambyal, Anand Tripathi, Sahil Sharma and Sunny Gill. The Sponsors of the championship are Zonal Police Headquarters Jammu, South Indian Bank, Federal Bank, Canara Bank, Vivo and M/S Horizon Group of Industries.
Lakshmi Cricket Club defeated Poonch Royals Eleven by 7 wickets.
Batting first, Poonch Royals eleven scored 111 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 18 overs. Gurpreet (29) and Yasir (28) were the main scorers.
From the bowling side, Harman took 3 wickets, while Dhruv Mahajan and Yogesh Sikka bagged 2 wickets each. In reply, Lakshmi Cricket Club chased the target in 16.5 overs by losing 3 wickets thus won the match by 7 wickets. Ateev Saini (39), Yuvraj (25) and Pardeep Bali (15) were the main scorers.
From Poonch Royals Gurpreet Singh and Yasir shared 1 wicket each. Ateev Saini was declared as man of the match.
The match was officiated by Sadiq Hussain,Sunil Sambyal, Sanju and Vijay.