Media XI registers win in T20 match

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
Srinagar, Apr 18: In memory of the prominent journalist of Kashmir valley Late Izhar Wani a T20 match was organized by the media fraternity of Kashmir valley between Media XI and Young Media XI.
Media XI won the toss and decided to field first, Young media XI lost both openers in the initial overs on 30 runs. But Nisar Ahmad who came at number 4 scored 58 runs with the help of nine fours and one six. The young media XI team managed to score 125 runs in the twenty overs.
Chasing the target Media XI were off to quick start, with the opener Farooq Shah playing some brilliant strokes in his inning of 35 runs. The Media XI, however, lost the opener Muzaffar early compelling Wasim Andrabi to play a sensible knock and build partnership with Farooq. The team, however, in the middle over of the match lost four quick wickets.
The match came close in the last overs with Media XI needing to score16 of the last three overs but the sensible batting by Farooq Khan helped Media XI to register an easy win over their counterparts. Media XI won the match with one over left.
Man of the match title was bagged jointly by Farooq Shah and Nisar Ahmed for their outstanding performance all through the day.