Biba beats Holiday Inn by 3 wickets in the 2nd T20 Chill-out tournament
Posted on November 22, 2021 | Author RK News
Srinagar, November 21: Biba Cricket Club (BCC) beat Holiday Inn Café Cricket Club by three wickets in the final of the 2nd T20 Chill Out Cricket Tournament which was played today at the TRC grounds.
The tournament was organized by the Cricket Fraternity Dalgate and sponsored by United Imports and co-sponsored by Biba Cricket Club.
Holiday Inn won the toss and chose to strike first, scoring 139 for five in the 20 overs allowed. Manzoor Elahi scored 53 and Muneeb Manaf scored 28 for Holiday Inn while Owais Shah and Hilal took two and one wickets for BCC respectively.
In response, BCC chased the target and scored 140 points in just 17.5 overs. Owais Shah and Asif scored 49 and 28 points respectively for BCC. Gowhar and Muneeb each took a counter for Holiday Inn.
Tourism Commissioner-Secretary Sarmand Hafiz, who was the main guest of the occasion, said there is no shortage of talents among the Kashmiri youth and that in the future, athletes here will have ample opportunity to prove their courage at national and international levels.
Hafeez expressed his point of view and said that “32 teams took part in this tournament which captured the hearts of all with their performances”.
He said that young people here are more interested in cricket and therefore Kashmir players are selected in the IPL and will soon be selected for tournaments at national and international level.
He said the Kashmiri players are showing excellent performance in IPL and national level tournaments.
The secretary commissioner sent his best wishes to the players. He thanked the Cricket Fraternity Dalgate for organizing such tournaments in which the players gave their best.
At the end of the match, Owais Shah was named Man of the Match for his overall performance while Umar Nisar was named Man of the Series for his outstanding performance during the tournament.
The winning team received a trophy and Rs 30,000 while the losing team received Rs 15,000 and a trophy.