FRIENDLY CRICKET MATCH BETWEEN ARMY XI AND MEDIA XI HELD IN BENGALURU
In a first, a friendly cricket match between Army XI and Media XI was held at the Rajendra Singhji Army Officers Institute (RSAOI) cricket ground in Bengaluru today. The Army team was led by Lieutenant Colonel JS Kahlon and the Media team was led by Shri Yasir Mushtaq.
The Army team won the toss and chose to bat and made a total of 107 runs at the loss of 5 wickets. The Media team won the match by 5 wickets. Man-of- the- Match was shared by Shri Sagay Raj and Shri Muthappa Lamani of Media Team and Shri Sudhakar of Media Team was declared as the Best Bowler of this match. Lt Col V Purohit of the Army XI was declared as the Best Batsman.
Major General Ravi Murugan, AVSM, General Officer Commanding, Karnataka and Kerala Sub Area presented the Trophy to the winning team. Senior Officers including Brigadier MRK Panikar, VSM, Deputy General Officer Commanding of Karnataka and Kerala Sub Area and Col Mario D Monty(Retd), Secretary of RSAOI and senior journalists were present on the occasion.