JD Hanjura wins Soipathri Cricket league tournament

Budgam July 3 (KNS): JD Hanjura has lifted the Soipathri Cricket League tournament trophy whose final match was played on Sunday at picturesque Soipathri sports ground in Nilnag Chadoora of district Budgam.

In total 16 teams participated in Soipathri Cricket League which included  JD Hanjura, Sunshine Pethyar, Gogjipathri Star's, UMER XI Lolipora, RCC Hafroo, NCC Buzgoo, Gayle XI Dalipora, Junior XI Nagam, FCC Surasyar, Hafroo Knights, Dragon XI Bonen, Bonen Titan's,  SBCC Dadompora, SCC Chaudrigund, Kutbal Knight Riders and Brenjan Express


The grand finale was played between JD Hanjura and Sunshine Pethyar. The Sunshine Pethyar won the toss and opted to bat first. They managed to score 156 runs in 20 overs. Gowhar was the top scorer of Sunshine Pethyar and he made crucial 54 Run's for his team.

While chasing the target of 156 run's JD Hanjura completed the target in the 18th over and lifted this trophy for the first time. They won the match by 3 wickets.  Raju the hard hitting batsman of JC Janjura was the one who helped his team to win the match. He scored 73 runs and was not out. Raju was declared as  player of the match for his outstanding performance. In the final match he hit 6 sixes and 4 boundaries.

SDM Chadoora P N Hamid , Chairman RTI Movement  & Social Activist Dr Raja Muzaffar, Mushtaq Ahmad social activist , Rayees Wathoori Theatre artist , Mohammad Shafi and local senior citizens gave away prizes and trophies among the winning and runner up teams.  SDM Chadoora & Chairman RTI Movement appreciated organisers of the tournament Ishfaq and Parvaiz for their great contribution in promoting cricket in the remote area of Ninlag, Goggi Pathri and Soipathri. They appealed to the organisers & local senior citizens to work on eradicating drug menace and substance abuse by involving youth in sports activities. The local youth demanded that Soipathri be developed into a modern cricket ground and work on link  road be taken up as well. SDM Chadoora assured that these issues would be taken up with the administration.(KNS)

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