Srinagar: Law students beat Law faculty by eight wickets in the staff-student cricket match 2022 played at Kashmir University stadium on Friday.
The match organized by Law Society, School f Law, KU attracted hundreds of spectators who cheered for the teams.
Law Faculty team won the toss and elected to bat first. Playing first inning, the Law Faculty lost its earlier wickets quickly.
Putting the target of 104 runs to win before Law Students, Law Faculty finished at 103 runs at the loss of nine wickets, with Hakeem Yasir Abbas and Manzoor Ahmad scoring 30 runs each. Both the players forged a 60 run partnership for the fourth wicket to set the target of 104 before Law Students in 16 overs.
Syed Aqqiff smashed 44 not out, forging a mammoth 77-run partnership for the unbroken fourth wicket with Usman Gani Lone. Lone scored 32 runs and remained not out.
Head and Dean, School of Law, KU, Prof Beauty Banday presented the trophy to the winning team.
Speaking on the occasion, she expressed her gratitude to Dr. Musavir Ahmad, Coordinator, Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, KU for providing logistics support for organizing such events.
She also lauded the efforts of Law Society members for organizing educational and co-curricular events.
On the occasion, Prof Beauty Banday also falicitated law student Najmus Saqib for winning bronze medal at International Pencak Silat. (KNS)