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United Kirkit lift Captain Saurabh Kalia T-20 cricket cup

Post by on Sunday, July 17, 2022

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Srinagar, July 16:  United Kirkit, Kargil on Saturday won the final match of Captain Saurabh Kalia T-20 Cricket Tournament by beating Skarchan Lato, Kargil team by two runs.

According to an army spokesman, the tournament was played to pay tribute to Late Capt Saurabh Kalia.

He said that tournament was organised in association with community members of Kaksar at Capt Saurabh Kalia Cricket Stadium, Kaksar by Kargil Sentinels with an aim to promote games and sports in the Ladakh Region.


A total of 34 teams participated in the competition with utmost enthusiasm. Matches were played on league cum knock out basis from 29 May to 06 July 2022. The electrifying and hard fought final played between United Kirkit, Kargil and Skarchan Lato, Kargil, held on 16 July 2022, was witnessed by the Chief Guest Feroz Ahmed Khan, CEC, Kargil and Brigadier Yudhvir Singh Sekhon, Commander Kargil Sentinels, amongst other military and civil officials, the spokesman added.


The final match was won by United Kirkit, Kargil by two wickets and Md Ali of Skarchan Lato team was adjudged as Man of the Series. “Both the teams were felicitated on occasion. Indian Army remains at the forefront in encouraging the culture of fitness and sports, enabling youth to participate in such activities.”


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