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Naveed leads Islamia College to victory in Prof. Yousuf Memorial Tournament

Inter-College Prof. Yousuf Memorial Cricket Tournament

In the ongoing Prof. Yousuf Memorial cricket tournament being played at Islamia College playfield, the hosts Islamia College defeated GDC Magam by 59 runs here on Saturday. The visiting captain of GDC Magam decided to field first after winning the toss. Hosts put a good show with the bat scoring 223 runs all out in the allotted 30 overs. Naveed with 89 in 83 balls and Wamiq with 50 in 28 balls were the top performers for Islamia College. Muzamil and Shahid Ali took 3 wickets each for Magam College.

Chasing a stiff target of 224 runs, the Magam team tried very hard but could score 164 runs only in 26.3 overs. Umar Khaliq scored 48 and Shahid Ali scored 20 runs for their team. Faizan took 3 and Naveed took 2 wickets for the host team.


Tomorrow on Sunday, Gandhi Memorial College is playing against GDC Handwara. The tournament is being organized by the Department of Physical Education to commemorate the memory of the ex-principal of the college Prof. Mohammed Yousuf.

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