GK Lions XI crushes GK Warriors XI
Mudasir, Hamid, Ozair batted opposite team out
Srinagar, May 25: Continuing with their winning spree, Greater Kashmir Lions XI Saturday defeated Greater Kashmir warriors XI by 31 runs at a match played here at Badamwari stadium.
Winning the toss Lions decided to bat first. But they received an early setback when both of their inform batsmen, Arshad Meraj and Rafiq Ahmad were back to pavilion with just 15 runs on board.
However, the Lionsí captain Hamid Makhdoomi, and Mudasir Ali took the charge to the opposite team. While Mudasir made 57 runs, Hamid scored 24 runs. The stroke making by Mudasir and Hamid did not allow the opposite team bowlers to settle down on a particular line and length. Mudasir hit eight boundaries and a six in his 57-run knock, and his shots particularly on the off-side were delightful. Hameed was equally brilliant and he was praised for playing a captainís inning. The Lions got a push to the scoring when Ozair Ahmad made a quick 34 runs, hitting two sixes and four 4ís.
In their allotted 20-overs GK Lions made 174 runs for loss of four wickets. From Warriors Nissar Wani and Mushtaq Ahmad took two wickets each.
Chasing the target Warriors led by Qazi Manzoor kept loosing wickets at regular intervals. Though 30-run knock by Nissar Hafiz and 28 runs by Abid Khan gave some stability to the Warriors, the fall of wickets at regular intervals hurt them badly. The team was all out for 147 runs in 18th over loosing the match by 28 runs. For Lions Aijaz Ahmad Punjabi, Aijaz Sofi and Ansar Ahmad took two wickets each.
The players were later felicitated by GK Photo Editor Habib Naqash who was the chief guest on the occasion. Both the teams thanked the authorities concerned for their support and cooperation in organizing the match.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 5 May 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 5 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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