Academy T20 Championship-Anantnag: Parvez stars in Bijbehara Sports' win

Parvez hit a 50 and took two wickets as Bijbehara Sports beat Tiger Sports by 88 runs enabling his team to secure district Anantnag Championship.

ABID KHAN
Srinagar, Publish Date: Aug 21 2017 12:17AM | Updated Date: Aug 21 2017 12:17AM
Academy T20 Championship-Anantnag: Parvez stars in Bijbehara Sports' winGK Photo

Parvez Rasool played a brilliant role in Bijbehara Sports' title victory over Tiger Sports Anantnag in the district Anantnag leg of State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship played at Government Boys Higher Secondary Ground Bijbehara on Sunday.

Parvez hit a 50 and took two wickets as Bijbehara Sports beat Tiger Sports by 88 runs enabling his team to secure district Anantnag Championship.

Riding on solid contributions from Parvez Rasool, Aaqib Nazir and Imran Mir, Bijbehara Sports posted a more than competitive score of 177 for the loss of five wickets in the allotted 20 overs.

Parvez coming to bat at number three took his time  before unfurling some quality strokes on his way to a solid 40-ball 50. Aaqib looked comfortable during his 27-ball stay at the crease that fetched him 41 runs. Imran slammed lusty blows to help his side go past 170. He made 12-ball 27.

Chasing 178, Tiger Sports were shot out for a nothing 89 inside 18 overs. Ushaq Bhat took three wickets and Parvez, Asif Rasool and Aqib snared a brace of wickets each.

Parvez Rasool was awarded man of the match for his round performance.  He stressed on the need to organise more such tournaments to give young players chance to showcase their talent.

Director State Cricket Academy Mubashir Hassan gave away prizes among the winners and runner up team. He praised the efforts of local coordinators make the tournament a grand success. The presentation ceremony was attended by various former cricketers of the district.