Srinagar July 20:. The Inter Department Cricket Championship 2022 concluded on Wednesday here at University of Kashmir.
40 Departments participated in the event. As many as 39 matches were played during the tournament and 500 students took part in the event with great enthusiasm, grit and determination.
The final match of the tournament was played between the Department of Computer Sciences and South Campus Anantnag.
South campus won the match by 32 runs. South campus after winning the toss decided to bat and set a target of 151/6 in allotted overs. Umer Ashraf made 84 runs off 55 and was adjudged man of the match for his heroic inning.
In reply, the Department of Computer Sciences managed to score only 119/6 in the allotted overs.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Nilofer Khan chaired the valedictory-cum-prize distribution ceremony as chief guest.
Interacting with the student participants at the closing ceremony, Prof Nilofer said the University is determined to encourage more and more students to participate in sports events so that the varsity’s visibility at the national level sees a perceptible increase.
She complimented the Directorate of Physical Education and Sports (DPES) for organising the sports events for students, faculty and staff and hoped that a similar cricket tournament will be held for girl students of the University in near future.
The closing ceremony was attended by top University officers and academics including Dean Research Prof Irshad Nawchoo, Registrar Dr Nisar Ahmad Mir, former Coordinator DPES Dr Nisar Ahmad Khan, Director South Campus Dr Mukhtar Ahmad Khanday, Head Department of Computer Sciences Prof Zulfikar, Chief Proctor Dr Imtiyaz Ahmad and full team of officials and coaches from the Directorate of Physical Education and Sports.
The Vice-Chancellor, Registrar and Dean Research later distributed trophies and medals among the winning and runner-up teams.
Earlier, Director DPES Prof Showket Ahmad Shah presented details of the inter-department tournament and sports events in pipeline at the Directorate, at both university and college levels.
Sajid Yousuf, Football Coach, conducted proceedings of the event.