Jammu Warriors won maiden State Cricket Academy Women T-20 Championship title here by thrashing Srinagar Power Hitters by 32 runs in the final played at Bakshi Stadium, on Wednesday. Put into bat by Srinagar Power Hitters, Jammu Warriors posted a decent score of 120 for the loss of four wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Anju Choudary was the highest scorer making 46 while Sarla Devi and Ankita Jalla contributed 28 and 23 respectively.
Hinan took two wickets for Srinagar Power Hitters. In reply, Srinagar Power Hitters could just manage 88 for the loss of nine wickets. Bushra was the only batswoman who scored 24 runs. Sarla Devi took three wickets for the winning side.
Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor-Chairperson State Women’s Commission was the chief guest on the occasion, who gave away awards to winners and runner ups. Secretary Sports Council Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra, Abdul Qayoom Chief Sports Officer, Naveen Agarwal DG NADA, Hilal Parray Commissioner /Secretary Department of Youth Services and Sports and Director State Cricket Academy Mubashir Hassan were among various other dignitaries.
First of its kind for women, the tournament was organised by State Cricket Academy in which as many as 14 teams participated.