My Youth My Pride Hockey and Cricket matches played in Srinagar

Gani Memorial Stadium hosting night cricket

Gani Memorial Stadium hosting night cricket

Srinagar September 05 (KNS):  J&K Sports Council’s special initiative My Youth My Pride events were conducted in many playfields and indoor complexes today.

While some of the events were organized by J&K Sports Council in association with the respective recognized association or educational institutes by way of either providing logistics.

The Guru Hargobind Sahib Hockey Tournament-2022 hockey event being played in Gindun Sports Complex, Srinagar entered its 2nd day. The tournament is scheduled to be played over 8 days.
On day one of the championship, two matches were played. Similarly, two matches were played today. The first match was played between Rangreth XI and Kuwara XI in which the former trounced the latter by 5 goals to nil. The Rangreth XI maintained possession of the ball right from the word go and kept attacking the defense line of opponents till they succeeded in sending five shots into the net.

In the second encounter of the day, Jammu XI was playing against the Pulwama XI. Though both teams were playing quality hockey yet were unable to penetrate the goal line till the report was filed.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel
Meanwhile, two interuniversity football matches were played in TRC Football Astro Turf in which the first match of the day was played between Government Degree College Beerwah and IITM Hyderpora, GDC Beerwah scored 3 goals to 1 to claim the match. In the second match played between SSM-II and Government Degree College Sopore, the former played some remarkable football and score 2 goals in reply to the latter’s solitary goal.  

Secretary J&K Sports Council Nuzhat Gull while speaking to the desk said that the administration is keenly focusing on tapping the sports talent as during the past couple of years J&K Sports has been touching new heights and players are not only competing but giving their best. The work behind the scenes by way of handholding and providing adequate infrastructure is fetching dividends. 

Playfields and cricket grounds remained active all through the day and a night match is scheduled to be played in flood-lit Gani Memorial Stadium in Srinagar’s Shehri-Khass.(KNS) 

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