Ganderbal,The Chinar Cricket Premier League being conducted at Govt College of Physical Education College Gadura was inaugurated today by Khalil Poswal, SSP, Ganderbal, in a grand ceremony in presence of various prominent persons of the civil society.
In continuation of Indian Army’s efforts to encourage sports in Kashmir Valley, Ganderbal based Rashtriya Rifles Battalion launched the much awaited championship showcasing the talent and commitment of Kashmiri youth in sports.
A total of ten teams from all parts of Kashmir Valley are participating in the tournament which is being played on knockout basis.
The Chief Guest, in his address to the teams, encouraged the young players to utilise this golden opportunity not only to showcase their talents but also to imbibe some of the most important life lessons through the medium of sports.
He appreciated the efforts of the organising committee for conducting the event and was pleased to see the large number of enthusiastic audience that had come to see the match. He declared the tournament open amidst fanfare and excitement.
An exhibition match was conducted between Victor Force A team from Badgam and Baramulla Tigers (19 Inf Div) to mark the beginning of the tournament.
The 2nd match which was the first of the knockout table was conducted in which Green Star (31 Sub Area B) defeated Baramulla Tigers (19 Inf Div B) by 10 wickets, in what proved to be a one sided contest.