In the ongoing Division level inter District Cricket competition which was kick started on 10th of July ,2019 at four Playing venues Viz. Sports stadium Nanil, sports Stadium Matton, Sports Stadium Anantnag and HSS Bijbehara. The rest of the matches which were scheduled at Sports Stadium Nanil were shifted after unfortunate and tragic incident that occurred on 11th of July, 2019 during the match between Budgam and Baramulla. Today on 13th of July 2019 semi finals were played at Sports Stadium Anantnag, Sports Stadium Matton and HSS Bijbehara. The result of today’s matches are as under:-
In U.19 catagory semifinals Anantnag defeated Budgam and Ganderbal defeated Pulwama thus qualified for finals.
In U.17 Catagory Semifinals again Anantnag qualified for finals by defeating District Baramulla and in 2nd semifinal Srinagar defeated Kulgam and made its place in finals.
The department is highly thankful to District Administration Anantnag , Health Services Department who stood by the department at the time of Greif when tragic incident happened and provided all sort of assistance whatever was required in ferrying slain cricketer to his native village.
The department extends its gratitude to Information Department Persons affiliated with print and electronic media for wide coverage of the Tourney.
The department is also highly thankful to Cricket association Bijbehara, Nanil, Anantnag, Mattan for providing logistics in conducting the competition. Also the students of HSS Bijbehara, local people of Nanil, Mattan, Anantnag and Wanpoh who stood by the players at the time of grief.
The department has renamed the divisional level under 19 cricket competition and henceforth will be called as (Jahangir Memorial Divisional level
U.19 Cricket Tournament )
The finals will be played tomorrow on at HSS Bijbehara Ground where position holders will be felicitated in simple way.