Drabu Memorial T-20 knock-out cricket tournament begins
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, May 31: SDA Drabu Memorial T-20 knock-out cricket tournament organised by J&K Cricket Players Association (JKCPA) started at TRC ground here on Thursday.
The event has been started in memory of late Drabu and is an endeavour on part of JKCPA to keep cricket activities alive in State in absence of J&K Cricket Association (JKCA).
In the event 64 teams are participating and two matches would be played in a day on knock out basis.
Giving details, JKCPA President Ishfaq Ahmad Mir said, “It is the first time that cricketers of Valley are organising cricket event on their own. It is slap on the faces of the tainted JKCA officials involved in scandal and have ruined JK cricket”.
“Two months have already elapsed without any cricket activity since the scandal hit JKCA. It is ruining our cricket as we have got short season as inclement weather has eaten a better of the season,” he said.
On the inaugural day, a match was played between City Hunks Cricket Club and SFD Dalgate.
Batting first, City Hunks piled up huge score of 248 runs in allotted 20 overs. Adil Reshi with brilliant 72 and Amir Sofi with 52 were highest scorers for them. For SFD Zaman Qayoom took two wickets. In reply SFD were bundled out for 112 runs in 16.2 overs.
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