Army-Media joint cricket match held

Srinagar, Nov 4: Army’s Chinar Corps-XI and Media-XI jointly played a cricket match at B B Cantt here on Sunday.
 The cricket match of first of its kind was played amidst the huge gathering of media, army men and officers.
 The match was played in unison and players from both army and media were divided in two teams to make balanced teams same on the pattern of Indian Premier League (IPL).
 The Team (B) mostly represented by media men got an electrifying start after they won the toss and elected to bat first after properly assuming the conditions of the wicket.
 In the power play, both the openers of team B gave a strong start to the team and outplayed the opponents after scoring 36 in just three opening overs, however they lost the first wicket of Zahid who gave a strong back to the opener.
 The team B opener, Lt. Majumdar played a tremendous knock of 96 runs by hitting 14 fours and 3 sixes. He remained not out. In the allotted 15 overs, the team B scored 171 runs.
 Later the Team (A) after making a slow start, however, the middle order guided the innings very well and understood the situation. Lt. Muhammad Arsil Muheet hit two consecutive sixes and few fours in his innings and tried to put his team on the driver’s seat, but it was the ever increasing run rate that proved fatal for his team. In the last over the team (A) required 24 runs and they managed to score only 15 runs. Lt Majumdar was declared man of the match for scoring 96 runs and also took one wicket while Zahid Ahmad was declared best bowler.
 In the post presentation Lt Gen GOC 15th Corps Om Prakash distributed prizes among the players,
 On the occasion Gen Om Prakash hailed the move and said such initiatives should be also done in future to make friendly relations with each other. “We are going to organise such events in future as well to boost the morale of the youth. This particular game put the united face of army and media.”

Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 4 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 5 Nov 2012 00:00:00 IST




  • del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)
  • MORE FROM SPORTS

  • Kashmir

Kashmir college students under CCTV scanner

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU!

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 4: Colleges across Kashmir have started to install closed circuit television cameras to “keep a track on student activities in the campuses”—an initiative that has drawn flak from students More



  • Srinagar City

PDD succumbs to influence of Babus and Netaas

No action taken against Friends Colony power theft accused

Follow up

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 4: Power Development Department has seemingly succumbed to influence of high profile people who were allegedly caught stealing power at their posh Friends Enclave villas last week, as till More




  • Jammu

Legal impediments delay SRDC constitution

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 4: Legal impediments and bureaucratic hassles are delaying the constitution of much-awaited State Road Development Corporation in Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources told Greater Kashmir More



  • South Asia

Voices for empowering PAK-Gilgit-Baltistan admn go shriller

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Nov 4: Speakers at a seminar here stressed on the need for giving a true democratic system to the people of Northern Areas by providing all powers to their elected representatives and officials More



  • World

OBAMA, ROMNEY IN FINAL PUSH: OBAMA HAS EDGE

Washington, Nov 4: As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney go on a final campaign sprint, new polls in two smaller battleground states show a close race in one and a five point advantage for the president in another More



  • Health

Less is better,when it comes to salt

Washington, Nov 4: A simple measure that could go a long way in enhancing public health -- limit salt intake to less than 1,500 mg or about three-fourths of a teaspoon each day -- is the subject of an More



  • Tangmarg

PHE supplies contaminated drinking water to Tangmarg

PUTS VILLAGERS HEALTH AT RISK,GOVT IN HIBERNATION

Tangmarg: Unabated supply of contaminated drinking water by the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department is taking a heavy toll on the health of inhabitants of many villages here. Experts state More



ADD
Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions