The seventh edition of the Shaheed-e-Milat T-20 cricket tournament kicked off on Thursday at Islamia College ground in Downtown Srinagar. As many as 32 teams are participating in the tournament that will run for a month.
The inaugural ceremony was presided over by Principal Islamia College Dr Muzzafar Khan. While as prominent personalities of Downtown, staff members of the college, social workers, sports personalities and businessmen were also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Muzaffar said that this tournament will provide a strong platform for emerging young players and improving the standard of sports and helping in their overall personality development and such events should be organised in future for youth.
The tournament is sponsored by New Royal Traders. The first match of the tourney was played between RCC and Jamia Hurricanes.