KC Young Strikers, Martand Sunrisers log big wins in KPPL



JAMMU: Talented batting all-rounder Rohan Koul blossomed as KC Young Strikers and Martand Sunrisers registered big victories over their rivals in the ongoing Kashmiri Pandit Premier League being held under the banner of Iqwaat Sports Organisation, an initiative of Kashmiri Pandit Samaj at MA Stadium, here.
Winning the toss and batting first, KC Young Strikers scored a good total of 154 runs in the stipulated 20 overs, losing four wickets in the process. Rohan Koul played a brilliant innings of 83 runs off 49 balls, studded with eight boundaries and three sixes, while Sidarth Bhat and Sanchit Dass contributed 32 and unbeaten 25 runs respectively to the total.
For Fighters XI, Sagar Pandita captured three important wickets, while Sumit Pandita claimed one.
In reply, Fighters XI was bundled out for 90 runs, thus lost the match by 65 runs. Manoj Bhat top scored with 31 runs, while Arvind Raina contributed 14 runs to the total. Rohan Koul bagged three important wickets, while skipper Vicky Raina claimed two wickets. Rohan Koul was adjudged as Man of the Match for his superb all-round display.
Earlier, in the first match, Martand Sunrisers skipper, Ajay Tickoo won the toss and decided to bat first. Batting first Martand Sunrisers scored a fighting total of 145 runs in the allotted 20 overs, losing five wickets in the process.
Vinod Koul played a superb innings of 68 runs off 54 balls including 11 crispy boundaries while Vikas Pandita and Rakesh Raina contributed 15 runs each. Rakesh Koul and Amit Khar bagged two wickets each for Kashmir Rangers, while Sagar claimed one.
In reply, Kashmir Rangers was bundled out for paltry 49 runs to lose the match by a big margin of 96 runs. For Martand Sunrisers, Sunil Dutt was the pick of the bowlers, who took five important wickets by conceding just 14 runs in his four overs, while Vijay Ambardar took three wickets and Rakesh Raina claimed two. Sunil Dutt was declared as the Man of the Match for his fabulous bowling display.
Today’s matches were officiated by Vijay Raina, B.K Tickoo and Sanjay Raina, while the tournament is being held under the overall supervision of organisers Rajesh Dhar, Ankur Bagati and Ashish Kachroo.
Refresher course for sports teachers begins
RAMBAN: The Department of District Youth Services and Sports on Friday started a weeklong refresher course for Physical Education Teachers and Rehbar-e-Khel teachers for different disciplines of sports like Kho-Kho, Volleyball, Kabaddi, And Boxing, Here at Government Middle School Maitra.
As many as 60 physical education teachers are participating in the said course.
As per the District Youth Services and Sports Officer (DYSSO) Ramban, Dharamvir Singh , the main aim of this Refresher Course is to provide knowledge about new rules and regulations of the concerned game and to promote physical fitness along with all components of Physical Education & Sports, techniques and skills among the participants
The Programme is being organized under the chairmanship of Director General, Youth Services & Sports, J&K, Dr. Saleem -ur- Rehman to improve the coaching skills of teachers to enable them to hone the sports talent of students as well as promote sports culture in the district.
The inaugural session of the training course was presided by the District Youth Services and Sports Officer (DYSSO) Ramban, Dharamvir Singh.
Speaking on the occasion, the DYSSO said the Technical Officials of the concerned game have been deputed for the course at the venue.
The master trainers for the course are Zonal Physical Education Officer Ab. Rehman Wagay Physical Education Master, Joginder Paul Gupta, Mujahid Hussain, Physical Education Teachers, Anis-uz-Zaman Wani, Pardeep Singh Katoch, Bharat Singh, Ajay Chand, Arun Kumar Sharma for training purposes.


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