Srinagar, July 23: Bradman-11 Nehalpora on Monday defeated Shouch Royals by 31 runs in an inaugural match of Darveshbagh Cosco League (DCL) 2021.
The Casco tournament is being organised by the Cricket Association of Darveshhbagh at Darvesh Bagh sports ground in north Kashmir Baramulla district.
The inaugural match was played between Bradman 11 Nehalpora and Shouch Royal's .The toss was won by Bradman 11 Nehalpora and they elected to bat. The team scored 63 runs and lost their 7 wickets. In the match Aatif remained the highest scorer with 20 runs for the team.
While chasing a target of 64 Shouch Royal's could defend their bowling of the opposite team and managed to score only 33 runs losing all their wickets and helped Bradman 11 Nehalpora to win inaugural match by 31 runs. With this win, Nehalpora marked their first victory in the tournament.
Aatif from Bradman 11 was declared Man of the Match for his outstanding performance with bat and bowl.
Earlier heads of Cricket Association of Darwashbagh Head, Showkat Ahmad War and Shafiq Ahmad War formally inaugurated the tournament at Sports ground Darveshbagh and informed that 32 teams will compete for the trophy .
On the occasion, Showkat Ahmad War said the aim of organizing such events is to engage our youth with a good cause rather than indulging in drugs. “It is open advice for everyone to shun drugs and remain fit. The need of the hour is that youth should spend their time in sports activities, he said.