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Jammu KashmirLGs Rolling Trophy: Anantnag enters Finale

LGs Rolling Trophy: Anantnag enters Finale


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Anantnag Feb 25: The Inaugural ceremony of LGs Rolling Trophies 1st Semi-Final was jointly Inaugurated by Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Chief Executive Officer Mission Youth J&K along with Dr. Basharat Qayoom Deputy Commissioner Anantnag on Saturday at Govt. Higher Secondary School Bhijbehra here. Joint Director Youth Services & Bashir Ahmad, SDM Bhijbehra & District Youth Services & Sports Officer Anantnag Mushtaq Pampori, DYSSO Srinagar Balbir Singh and Sports officer Ganderbal Shiekh Shafqat were also present at this event.

In his Speech Chief Guest Dr Chaudhary appreciated the efforts of the Department in making this event successful. He said Mission Youth provides a platform to the youth of the Union territory to showcase their talent.

Dr. Basharat Qayoom also spoke on this occasion. He assured that every possible help would be provided by the district administration in channelizing the sports talent of the Anantnag youth.

He further stated that the district Administration is committed to develop the best in class sports infrastructure in the District so that the youth in large numbers are engaged in sports activities.

He also appreciated the Department of Youth Services & Sports for achieving the highest sports participation in the Kashmir Division and for being the host of this prestigious event.

Joint Director Youth Services & Sports Kashmir in his welcome address, thanked the dignitaries for gracing the occasion which he said will encourage the field staff to work with zeal & zest. He also highlighted the achievements of the Department in respect of the participation. He praised District Anantnag for topping the table of participation in the Kashmir Division.

Azhar Hajini incharge Media and Publicity Wing of the Department conducted proceedings of the glittering opening ceremony of the inter-district Divisional level sports extravaganza.

Chief Guest & other guests in the presence of Cricketer from the area Parvaiz Rasool interacted with all players of both teams and witnessed the toss in the middle of the pitch which was won by host District Anantnag. They elected to field first. Ganderbal scored 152 for the loss of 8 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. The highest score of 63 runs from 44 balls was made by Sayyar Sofi while as Umar Farooq from Anantnag displayed a brilliant performance of 3 over's, 29 Runs & 3 Wickets along with Arif Ahmad 23 Runs from 4 over's & 2 wickets. In response to this score District Anantnag won the match by a comfortable margin of 5 wickets in which Umar Farooq displayed again brilliant performance of 35 Runs from 31 balls with 07 boundaries in is innings and Zahid Naseer scored 43 runs of just 19 deliveries with 05 boundaries & 03 sixes however from Ganderbal Shahid Khan claimed 3 wickets in 04 over's by conceding 32 runs.

Pertinently District Anantnag has qualified for Finale and will lock horns with the winner of another semi-final being played at MAM Stadium .

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