Cricket Tournament organised for the cricketers with orthopedic disabilities concluded in College ground Anantnag. Today two semi final matches were played between Kulgam Tigers and Hassan pandit memorial from which Kulgam tigers surfaced as winners. In 2nd match zaiba Aapa cricket club Anantnag defeated league team of Budgam Srinagar.
Final match was played between Kulgam tigers and Zaiba Aapa cricket club. Kulgam tigers beat the Zaiba Aapa cricket club by 6 wickets. Chasing the target Kulgam tigers opening batsman gave troubles to the bowlers of zaiba Aapa cricket club and won the match.
The winner and runners trophies will be given tomorrow on eve of National sports day event going to be conducted by sports department on same ground.
Appreciating the role of players with Disabilities, sports officer Mushtaq Ahmad said that there was huge picture of discipline in the Khanabal cricket ground during the tournament. Every player facing physical disability has been a treasure of talent, Mushtaq Ahmad added. District administration will organise more such events and ensure participation of hidden talent among cricketers with physical disabilities.
Javed Ahmad Tak Honorary Chairman Humanity Welfare Organisation Helpline in concluding remarks extended his thanks to the District Administration, especially ground staff of sports department Anantnag including umpires, programme in-charge and other employees who remained present during the event. Sports department gave unconditional support and boosted the morale of the cricketers with disabilities.
Appreciating the performance of winner team Javed Ahmad Tak said talent and efforts are key to success. Kulgam team put high efforts in the cricket match and won the tournament. It is a Happy moments for all of us and we all are winners,Tak added