Srinagar: The finals of the 12th State Base Ball Championship, 2018 concluded at Islamia College ground.
“The championship that began on 17th March, 2018, had a participation of twenty teams of both boys and girls, from across the state.” Said the organizers of the Championship.
Meanwhile, among the boys, finals was played between District Baseball Association, Budgam and Islamia College, Srinagar.
District Baseball Budgam was able to thrash Islamia College by 11 : 06 Homes.
Meanwhile, the girls team saw a more emphatic victory in which District Baseball Associaton, Srinagar defeated District Baseball Association, Baramulla by 10 : 01 Homes.
The championship was organised by Jammu and Kashmir Baseball Association under the auspices of Amature Baseball Association of India and was sponsored by the Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council .
The General Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir Baseball Association, Mr. Fida Hussain Fidvi thanked the Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council, Mr. Waheed-ur-Rehman Para for his patronage.
It is pertinent to mention here that Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council has furnished the Jammu and Kashmir Baseball Association with modern equipment worth thirteen lac INR.
“The aim of the Sports Council is to uplift all sports in the state and for that the council is taking all necessary steps. We are hopeful that soon talent from our State will represent the nation in world events,” said Secretary Sports Council.
Prof.(Dr.) Muzaffar Ahmad Khan, Principal Islamia College, Srinagar was the chief guest. Nazir Ahmad Bhat, Joint Secretary; Prof. B. A. Shah, Member; Mr. Rouf A. Tramboo, Member and Mrs. Nuzhat Ara, Divisional Sports Officer were guests of honour.
In the prize distribution ceremony the guests distributed prizes amongst the winners and the runners-up. Principal, Islamia college, enumerated the contribution of Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council in the development of the game and sports in general. Nazir Ahmad, Joint Secretary JKSSC addressed the crowd congratulating them and encouraged them to perform better in all aspects of life.