Anantnag : An inter-department cricket tournament (men) started at South Campus, University of Kashmir here on Tuesday.
According to a statement issued from Centre for Public Relations, University of Kashmir, Srinagar the tournament has been organised by Department of Physical Education & Sports, South Campus, and is witnessing participation of nine teams including teaching-11, non-teaching 11, and seven departments.
Assistant Director, Physical Education, Tausif Ahmad Bhat, welcomed the teaching and non-teaching staff, officers, officials and participating teams and gave a detailed account of the sports activities being conducted in South Campus from last week.
Earlier, the tournament was thrown open by Director, South Campus, Prof Mukhtar Ahmad Khanday.
Prof Khanday said that South Campus is committed to promote sports activities with an aim to instill sports culture among students and employees.
The inaugural match was played Monday at South Campus playground between teaching-11 and non-teaching-11. The teaching-11 won the toss and elected to bat first, scoring 92/5 in allotted 10 overs. Ashfaq Ahmad scored highest 59 runs off 24 balls, while as Dr Firdous Ahmad Shah contributed 14 runs with the willow. Mohammad Ayoub and Showkat Ahmad claimed 2 wickets each for non- teaching-11.
In reply, non-teaching -11 was bundled out on 57/7 in 10 overs. Hilal Ahmad scored 14 runs for non-teaching -11.
Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad took 3 wickets, while as Dr. Mohamad Iqbal Bhat claimed 2 wickets for teaching-11, thereby helping their team to win the match by 35 runs.
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