Game Changer lifts the maiden Diwali Cup T20 Cricket Tournament by defeating Sterling Reserves by 5 wickets in first ever day & night match played at picturesque MA Stadium Jammu. Gaurav Gupta General Secretary Chamber of Commerce and Industries Jammu was Chief Guest and Amit Gupta Corporator was Guest of Honour.
The tournament was organised by Media Cricket Club Jammu in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council under My Youth My Pride campaign. Gaurav Gupta appreciated the efforts of Media Cricket Club Jammu in organizing this tournament and creating history with first ever Day & Night match at MA Stadium Jammu.
In the Maga final, Dt Satyankar of Sterling Reserves CC won the toss and elected to bat first. But they lost in form Rohit & Dr Sandeep in quick succession. But Dr Satyankar & Dr. Rajpal played sensibly and took score to 49 runs before Dr Rajpal was out on 17 runs.
Zubair played a cameo of 31 runs in 23 balls & Dr Satyankar contributed 42 runs but wickets kept on tumbling and Sterling Reserves scored 134 for loss of 6 wickets in stipulated 20 overs. From Game Changer, Captain Avinash Uttam took 2 wickets while Naveen Koul, Anchal, Udeep & Ravi shared 1 wicket apiece.
Chasing 135 runs to win, the opening pair of Game Changer Chamkor & Lakhbinder set the tone with fifty runs opening stand before Chamkor was out on 25 runs. Bowlers of Sterling Reserves made some inroads and took some wickets but Lakhbinder took tall with his brilliant half century & was ably supported by Sachin.
Game Changer reached the target loosing 5 wickets in 18.4 overs. Lakhbinder was declared Man of the Match & Dr. Rajpal Singh was declared Man of the Series. Ashok Singh & Amit were Umpires & Sachin was the scorer in the final.