POONCH, Nov 19: Sailing on all round performance from Asif, LOC XI today entered into the final of the ongoing Twenty20 Cricket Tournament at Government Degree College ground, here today. In the semifinal, played today, LOC trounced PT Tigers by a margin of eight runs, courtesy brilliant innings played by Asif. Earlier, batting first, after winning the toss, LOC XI set a target of 142 runs for the loss of seven wickets. Asif was top scorer with 31-ball 53 runs while Sanjeev Raina contributed 24 runs to the team's total. From PT Gigers, Rahul took three wickets while Sachin bagged two. In reply, PT Tigers bowled out for 133 runs to lose the important game. Sunil played superb innings of 29-ball 51 runs and Sachin contributed 25-ball 31 runs to the total. For LOC, Asif took four wickets, followed by Sonu, who bagged two.
For his all round performance, Asif was the obvious choice for man of the match title. Today's semifinal was officiated by Ravinder Singh, Sanjay Mishri, Kewal Krishan, Jatinder Singh Tondan and Gurvinder Singh.
In today's semifinal, Additional SP, Yugal Manhas was special guest, who presented man of the match trophy to Asif.