Gagren Shopian,
Jammu and Kashmir

Report | Intra College Tennis Ball Cricket Tournament

The Department of Physical Education and Sports at Government Degree College Shopian organized an exhilarating Intra College Tennis Ball Cricket Tournament, culminating in a thrilling final match today on 17/06/2023. The event showcased the remarkable sportsmanship and talent of the students, providing a platform for friendly competition and fostering a spirit of unity and camaraderie among the participants.

The final match of the tournament took place at the college’s sports ground, witnessed by an enthusiastic audience. The event’s highlight was the presence of esteemed dignitaries, including the Principal of Government Degree College Shopian, Prof (Dr) Mohd Shafiq, who graced the award ceremony with his esteemed presence. Also present were Prof Tariq Hussain Mir, Prof Manzoor Ahmad, and Dr. Nisar Ahmad Wani, who added to the grandeur of the occasion with their esteemed presence.
The award ceremony was skillfully moderated by Dr Umer Farooq, Convener of the Sports Committee, who ensured a smooth flow of the event. Dr Farooq’s exceptional expertise and knowledge in the field of sports management contributed to the success of the tournament.

The final match witnessed a gripping competition between Plum House and Strawberry House. Batting first Strawberry were all out for meagre score of 84 runs. Chasing the target plum house were out classed by the strawberry bowlers and were bundled out on 56 Runs. For strawberry Mukhtar Mushtaq was the leading Wicket Taker who took Three wickets and was adjudged Man of the match.

Speaking at the award ceremony, Prof (Dr) Mohd Shafiq expressed his appreciation for the participants’ dedication and hard work, emphasizing the importance of sports in fostering holistic development. He lauded the efforts of the sports Committee and Department of Physical Education and Sports especially Physical Director Mr Syed Latief, for organizing the tournament and providing a platform for students to showcase their sporting talents.

The other dignitaries also congratulated the winning team and appreciated the efforts of all participants in making the tournament a resounding success. They highlighted the significance of such events in nurturing a spirit of healthy competition and promoting physical fitness among the students.
Later in the day the trophies and Momentos were distributed among the players for outstanding performances during the tournament.