|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Jan 10: IGP JP Singh inaugurated the 7-matches cricket series for Junior Cricketers in an impressive ,colourful and well attended function at Parade Ground , here today.
The 7-matches series is being organized by Vishal Cricket Club Jammu under the supervision of Rajesh Gill Former Ranji Player, with the objective to provide platform to the Junior Cricketers to show case their hidden talent , sharpen their skills, may shine in the national tournaments so that they bring laurels for the state .
JP Singh was the Chief Guest in the opening function of the cricket series for Junior cricketers, whereas SSP RK Bhat was the Guest of Honour and Dy.SP City Vivek Shekhar was the special guest on the occasion. while speaking on the occasion, IGP lauded the efforts of the organizers in conducting this mega event for the junior cricketers with the great objective to help budding cricketers to sharpen their skills . He said that he remember his childhood days while watching the budding cricketers in showing great sports skills in ground and he advised the budding cricketers to be discipline, dedicated, hard work and gutsy in cricket and become a professional player so that they get place in national team as well. Later on he conveyed best wishes to the participating players and congradulations to the organizing team specially to Rajesh Gill the coordinator of the event.
Promonent among others present on the occasion are Faheem Tak, Vivek Suri, Rajesh Dhar, Sunil Sambyal, Arun and Vijay Saberwal President Parade Sports Organization.
Earlier, in the first match Jammu Rising Stars defeated Vishal Rising Stars by 6 wickets .
Batting first, Vishal Rising Stars scored 101 runs in stipulated 18 overs, with Snoop Bhagat (25), Akshit gandral (21) and Aditpal Singh (17) being the main scorers. Abay Tondon, Druv and Sachin Sharma took 1 wicket each for the team. Jammu Rising Stars, in reply achieved the target in 17.5 overs by losing wickets and won the match by 6 wickets. Rohan Gill was the top scorer with unbeaten 35 runs, while Sachin Sharma contributed not out 31 runs and Arya Sachivansh made 15 runs to the total.from Bowling side Praful Dhar took 2 wickets, Agastya Sharma and Amit took 1 wicket each. Sachin Sharma was adjudged man of the match.