Khour XI wins cricket tourney
Mar 03, 2020
AKHNOOR: To promote the spirit of sportsmanship amongst the youth residing in border areas, Army organized an Inter Village Cricket Tournament at village Nikiyan District Akhnoor.
The tournament was conducted in the memory of Martyr Havaldar Kalidas of 9 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles, who had made the supreme sacrifice during the 1965 Indo-Pak war. A total of eight teams participated in the tournament.
The final match was played between teams of village Khour and Chakrama in which Khour emerged as the champions defeating Chakrama by 36 runs.
The event was witnessed by 600 spectators, who vociferously cheered for their respective teams. Nirmala Devi, wife of Martyr Havaldar Kalidas, felicitated the winner and the runner-up teams.