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Team Chittibande wins Bandipora Cricket League 2018
jkupdate.com | 24-Oct-2018 08:17 PM
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  • Team Chittibande has won the Bandipora Cricket League (T-20) today after defeating Team Ashtingu by seven wickets, in the final match.




BANDIPORA:Team Chittibande has won the Bandipora Cricket League (T-20) today after defeating Team Ashtingu by seven wickets, in the final match. The event was organised by Paribal Tekri Rashtriya Rifles Battalion (under aegis of Wular Sector) from 17 to 24 Oct 2018, at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium here, with an aim of bringing-in sports activities for the youth of Bandipora and Baramulla.          

Cricket is one of the favourite sports of the youth of Kashmir and conduct of Bandipora Cricket League 2018 (T-20) not only provided them a platform to showcase their talent but also helped them to channelise their energy constructively and encouraged them to join mainstream. 

Total 16 teams from Baramulla and Bandipora participated in the tournament.In the final match, Team Ashtingu won the toss and elected to bat first but Team Chittibande won the tournament by seven wickets and was presented trophy and cash prize by the Chief Guest, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, DC Bandipora,  Zulfikar Azad, SSP Bandipora and Col Jitender Singh. Shahid Iqbal Choudary, DC Bandipora said “The large participation in the tournament shows that the youth wants peace and progression in the Valley.” 

Approximately, 3000 locals witnessed the Tournament. Bandipora Cricket League-2018 (T-20) further strengthened the bond between the Army and locals of the Valley.  The locals thanked Army and projected that more such events will provide an ideal platform for the youth.

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