Uri Premier League commences

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Apr 29: T20 Cricket Tournament (Uri Premier League) organised by Army under the aegis of Uri brigade commenced at Uri.
The Uri Premier League is a run up to Kashmir Premier League, which is to be conducted at Srinagar in the month of June. A total of 24 teams from Uri tehsil are participating in the tournament.
The tournament was declared open by Ashiq Hussain, SDM Uri, in presence of army and civil dignitaries.
While speaking, Ashiq Hussain, impressed upon the participants to play the game with true sportsmanship and exhibit their talent. He said that the initiative by the army will help in discovering new talent and reviving the passion for cricket amongst locals.
The inaugural match of the tournament was played between Dhanni Sayidan and Uri Star.