Shah-E-Hamdan cricket tournament organized by the Rashtriya Rifles Battalion of Tral under the aegis of Chinar Corps & Victor Force concluded at Tsaraligund cricket ground, Tral on Sunday.
The final of the event was played between Montiqui Sports, Awantipora and Singh-XI, Dharamgund, a defense handout read.
Singh XI, Dharamgund won the toss and chose to bat first, giving the opponent a target of 109 runs in 17 overs. Singh XI with its spectacular bowling and a tight fielding bowled out the opponent for 80 runs in 15.3 overs. Muhammad Riaz of Singh-XI was awarded man of the match for taking five wickets.
Gurdeep Singh of Singh-XI was awarded man of the series for taking 10 wickets and scoring 268 runs in the tournament. Both the teams played exceptional cricket and showed true sportsman spirit in their conduct. General Officer Commanding Victor Force, Maj Gen Arvind Dutta was guest on the occasion and distributed prizes among the winners.
The champion trophy, a cash award of Rs 25,000 and a cricket kit were presented to the winning team. A cash award of Rs 12,000 and a cricket kit were presented to the runners up team. Apart from this, many more prizes and cash rewards were presented to the players, officials and to the teams which achieved third and fourth position, handout further said.
Brig Anmol Sood, Cdr 1 Sect RR and SSP Awantipora Muhammad Irshad were also in attendance to encourage the players. Besides the above, Maj Gen Arvind Dutta, gave an incentive of Rs 10,000 to tournament of school teams being played at the venue, handout added.