RAMBAN, JAN 14: Maitra Cricket Club (MCC) Ramban defeated Chandrok Cricket Club (CCC) Ramban in the final of Ramban Premier League T-20 Cricket Tournament and clinched the trophy at the keenly contested match played in the District Police Lines play-field here.
Giving away the winners and runners-up trophies, National Conference District President Sajjad Shaheen lauded the youth of the area for taking keen part in sports alongside academics, saying sports promote camaraderie and the spirit of inclusiveness.
Shaheen, who was the chief guest on the concluding function of the tournament, described youth as catalysts of change and called for societal intervention in channelizing their energies in proper direction. He appreciated the high degree of discipline shown by the players as also the sports lovers during the tournament and said this could prove a motivating factor for talented youth to showcase their talent. He exhorted young players to concentrate on the game and specialize in disciplines like batting and bowling, which will put them in good stead to face the competitions at various levels confidently.
While presenting trophies, Shaheen hoped the participants will take victory as part of the game and concentrate on sharpening and further improving their skills. He congratulated the organizers, the Students Wing of National Conference, District Ramban, for promoting sports in the area. He particularly lauded the efforts of District President of the Students Wing Masarat Malik and his team for organizing such a tournament. Dy SP Rafiq Giri and Dy Advocate General Arjun Singh Raju were the guests of honour at the concluding function.
A large number of cricket lovers, Mohd Sadiq Naik, Mohd Khalil Sohil, Kuldeep Singh, Fareed Katoch and others were also present at the prize distribution function.