North Zone Inter-University Cricket Tournament 2023-24
KU clinches victory, beats CU in a thrilling match
Srinagar: In a thrilling match at Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla, the Kashmir University (KU) emerged victorious against Chandigarh University (CU), Mohali in the ongoing North Zone Inter-University Cricket Tournament 2023-24.
Chandigarh University (CU) won the toss and chose to bat first scoring 112/10 in 19.1 overs.
Jaiveer and Harshdeep led the charge for Chandigarh University, each scoring 42 runs. However, Team KU’s bowling talent shone through, with Javed Ahmad (Jaddu) claiming 4 wickets and Mehran Nisar securing 3 wickets.
In response, the Kashmir University successfully chased the target in 18.1 overs.
Wamiq Firdous emerged as the highest scorer, contributing 36 runs, while Yasir Hameed and Wahid Teeli added valuable runs with 21 and 16, respectively.
In a statement, while congratulating Team KU for the “splendid start” in the tournament, KU Vice Chancellor, Prof Nilofer Khan said: “Your hard work and determination are commendable and I am confident you will continue to make our university proud,” adding that the team’s continued dedication will not only bring glory to the university but also inspire others.
Expressing his joy, KU Registrar, Dr Nisar Ahmad Mir, said: “The entire university community is elated by this remarkable achievement. Your success on the field resonates with the spirit of excellence we uphold at Kashmir University.”
Coordinator, Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, Dr Nadeem Ahmad Dar, extended his heartfelt congratulations to the winning team and wished them success in the upcoming matches.
Team KU, under the guidance of Manager-cum-Coach, Amjid Qadir, celebrates a successful start to the tournament.
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