DPS Srinagar on Tuesday won the zonal level U-17 cricket tournament for zone Amira Kadal held by Department of Youth Services and Sports, Jammu and Kashmir. The school defeated Balhama High School by a handsome margin of 43 runs in the finals.
The spokesman said after beating Candid Higher Secondary School, Nowgam in the semi-finals, the school played with Balhama High School in the finals. Batting first after winning the toss, the school scored 103 runs in allotted ten overs. Qari Nabeel top scored with 39 runs and Ibrahim provided him good support by scoring 23 runs.
After the splendid show, five students from the team have been chosen as part of the team that will represent Amira Kadal zone for the inter-zonal competition. This is the largest number that any school sent to the team. The Principal Alistair R A Freese has congratulated the winning team and students. In his message, he said, “the School is greatly proud of its budding cricketers who have brought laurels to the school.”