Asadabad Kirali team wins Kunar cricket tournament

Asadabad, December 30, 2007 (Pajhwok Afghan News): Cricket competitions launched on the occasion of Eid in Kunar province among 14 districts and provincial capital, ended on Sunday.

The competition started after Eid and ended with the victory of Asadabad Kirali team.

Sayed Abdullah Nizami, head of sports in Kunar province told Pajhwok Afghan News 16 teams including two of the provincial capital participated in the game.

He added the final of the tournament was played on Sunday between the Kirali and Dam Kali teams of Asadabad.

Nizami said Kirali batted first and made 70 runs in 10 overs, Mujahid with 17 was the top scorer.

Dam Kali team was unable to get to the target and was all out for 57 in 9th over.

Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi, governor of Kunar handed medals to players at the end of the tournament.

The governor asked youth to concentrate on education and sport and avoid using narcotics.

Two players of Afghan National Cricket team are from Kunar province.