Anchors XI wins by 2 runs against ICCI XI in friendly cricket match

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ISLAMABAD, MAR 16 (DNA) – The Sports Committee of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) organized a Family Gala friendly cricket match between Anchors XI and ICCI XI at Shalimar Ground, F-6, Islamabad.

Asim Raza was the captain of Anchors XI while Hamid Mir, Talat Hussain, Kashif Abbasi, Samar Abbas, Syed Mohsil Ali and others were in the team.

Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry was the captain of ICCI XI with Zareef Khan, Ch. Nasir Mehmood, Asif Shah, Muhammad Rizwan, Malik Mohsin, Zia Khalid Chaudhry, Kashif Usman and others as team members.

Anchors XI won the toss and elected to bat. They put up a target of 158 runs in 15 overs for ICCI XI with the fall of only 3 wickets. Talat Hussain with 57 runs was the top scorer from Anchor XI and Hamid Mir remained not out at 28 runs. Muhammad Rizwan with 41 runs was the top scorer from ICCI XI.

The Anchors XI won the match by 2 runs as ICCI XI could score 155 runs in the allotted 15 overs with the loss of 4 wickets.

Speaking at the occasion, Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry said that the sports events were an important source of keeping people healthy and generating economic activities.

He said that sports activities would enhance the immunity in people against the Covid-19 pandemic and should be encouraged. He said that after the improvement in the coronavirus situation, ICCI would organize more matches of various sports.

He also appreciated the efforts of ICCI Sports Committee for organizing a friendly cricket match between anchor-persons and business community in a successful manner. At the end of the match, prizes were distributed amongst the top performers.=DNA

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