Karachi: Second Day & Night Cricket Tournament organized under the aegis of United Defence Clifton Estate Agents Association concluded at DHA Hockey Stadium on Saturday night. Administrator DHA Brig Khalid Tirmizi was the chief guest of the function.
Final match of the Cricket Tournament was played between Advantage Estate & Hamza Alnoor Estate teams. After a sensational and spirited fight back Advantage Estate Team scored eight runs stunning victory.
A total of 17 teams participated in the 4 days day & night tournament in the beautifully lit astroturf hockey stadium ground. The four days matches of the tournament provided real delight and entertainment to all and sundry.
In the final match Advantage Estate batting first scored 76 runs in 10 overs. Abdullah Saleem (16) and Muhammad Aslam (13) were the top scorers. Hamza Alnoor Estate team chasing a total of 77 to win succumbed to 68 runs in the allotted 10 overs.
Farrukh Tariq (18) & Imtiaz Siddiqi (16) were the top scorers of the winner-up team. Faisal Hussain of Advantage Estate bold magnificently & took 3 wickets in an over to turn the tables of the game.
Administrator DHA Brig Khalid Tirmizi speaking on the occasion said that cricket is a glorious game of entertainment which calls for application of mind, technique and demonstration of sportsmen spirit. He said that holding of healthy sports activities for the youth not only provided them fun & entertainment but also helped in grooming and training the raw talent of the youth to make them prospective cricketers of the future.
The Administrator said that youthful sports activities helped in spreading tolerance, cooperation and healthy attitudes in society. He congratulated United Defence Clifton Estate Association for its unique initiative to organize a delightful Cricket Tournament and Karachi Golf City for sponsoring the promising event.
Administrator reiterated that DHA will continue to patronize all healthy sports activities like cricket tournaments in all its forms and manifestation. In the end the Administrator distributed prizes and shields among the participating teams.
Source: DHA Karachi