Sports Festival SUAST-K: Veterinary defeat Fisheries Faculty

He attributed lack of infrastructure, coaching and grounds for dismal performance of valley sportsmen outside J&K

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Aug 23 2017 12:00AM | Updated Date: Aug 23 2017 12:00AM
Sports Festival SUAST-K: Veterinary defeat Fisheries FacultyFile Photo

In the ongoing Sports festival at SKUAST-Kashmir, Boys eleven of Faculty of veterinary science defeated Boys eleven of Faculty of Fisheries, SKUAST-K at Veterinary Faculty stadium, Shuhama today in the inaugural match

On the occasion Sayim Mustafa playing for Ranji T-20 team from J&K was the guest of honour while as dean students welfare, Prof M.A.A Sidiqi was the chief guest. Also officers, heads of various divisions, scientists and students of the two faculties were present

After winning the toss fisheries eleven decided to field first and veterinary eleven could score a total of 96 runs in the allotted 12 overs. Nasir Ahmed of Fisheries eleven took four wickets. Playing the second inning fisheries eleven had a great start and could score first fifty runs in four overs with 8 wickets in hand. However due to tight fielding of veterinary eleven and Junaid Ahmed’s outstanding spell fisheries eleven lost wickets in quick succession and lost the nail bitting match on the last ball of the innings. In the last over 18 runs were to be scored, however fisheries eleven could just make 12 runs.

Speaking on the occasion Sayim Mustafa impressed upon the university authorities to upgrade the sports facilities to get the hidden talent of the varsity students out.

He attributed lack of infrastructure, coaching and grounds for dismal performance of valley sportsmen outside J&K