T20 Cricket Tournament organised in Leh

Winners of T20 Cricket Tournament being presented trophy in Leh.
Winners of T20 Cricket Tournament being presented trophy in Leh.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
LEH, July 9: The year 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of Kargil Victory.
As part of nationwide celebrations, a T20 Cricket Tournament was organized in Leh-Ladakh region to honour the brave hearts of the Kargil War and to evoke feelings of nationalism and patriotism through the most popular sport of the country.
Six teams took part in the tournament, with three from the Indian Army, one team each from Air Force Station Leh, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and a local club from Ladakh region.
The final match was played today at Nawang Dorjey Stadium, Leh.
To add colour to the event, match between a team of veterans of Leh-Ladakh and a team of Serving Army officers, captained by Lt Gen YK Joshi, GOC Fire & Fury Corps was played. The team of veterans of Leh-Ladakh defeated the team of Serving Army officers by one run.
In the finals of the Tournament the team from Trishul Division was adjudged the champion after beating Fire & Fury Corps team in a keenly contested match.
Lt Gen YK Joshi, lauded the spirit with which the Tournament was played and hoped that this will serve as a great source of inspiration, for budding cricketers of Leh-Ladakh and defence personnel serving in the region.


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