Srinagar, Oct 15: The Unity Cup cricket tournament organised by Vilgam Battalion started at Wooder, Vilgam, North Kashmir on Thursday,15 October .
The main focus of organizing the tournament is to elevate the sportsmen spirit and brotherhood amidst the youths and also, to identify the natural talents and, train and prepare them for State & National trial camps, a statement issued said.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by BDC Chairman, Tarathpora Azad Ahmed Mir and matches would be played on knockout basis within the pool. The top eight teams shall be the respective pool winners, which will be invited over to play the quarter-final league matches, it further said.
In the event total of 24 local teams have registered (no fee) and inaugural match was played at Wooder between HCC Haphruda and Malikpora United.