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POONCH: Rathore Cricket Club Shahpur won Sir Syed Cricket Tournament organised by Sir Syed Education Mission and 9 Rajput at Hill Pari Cricket Stadium, Nangali Sahib, here on Saturday.
In the final played today, Rathore Cricket Club Shahpur defeated Star Club Saral by a big margin of 157 runs.
Earlier, Saral Club won the toss and elected to field.
Batting first, Shahpur Club made a total of 220 runs in 16 overs. Zahid Ahmed of Shahpur was the promising batsman who smashed unbeaten 117 runs off only 41 balls. In reply, Saral Club failed to chase the target and was bowled out for only 63 runs.
Zahid Ahmed was adjudged Man of the Match. Tahir Hussain of Gladiator Club proved himself in the whole tournament and was declared Man of the Series.
In the prize distributing ceremony, Col. Ravinder Singh Chouhan was the Chief Guest while DySP Hqrs Shahid Nayeem and DySP Operation Dr. Saleem Bhat were the Guests of Honour who gave away trophy and cash prizes to winner and runner-up teams.
Syed Muneer Hussain, Sarpanch Nangali also paid gratitude to Sarfraz Mir for organizing this event in his village.
Sarfraz Mir, Chairman SSEMJK presented vote of thanks.
Nusrat Shah, Sahil Chadha, Mohd Shafiq, Mukhtar Khari, Ajaz Ahmed, Syed Sajad, Shoket Hussain and Tanveer Ahmed were also present.
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