Surankote: Dehr Premier League (DPL) concludes today, at Dehr cricket ground of village Mahra. Dehr is an alpine meadow located in higher reaches of tehsil Surankote of district Poonch. DPL and similar cricket tournaments are being organised at Dehr from past many decades.
|Ertuğrul Ghazi Cricket Club|
The one month long tournament commenced on June 14, 2021 and concluded today on July 14, 2021 wherein the Ertuğrul Ghazi Cricket Club emerged victorious over Star Cricket Club and lifted the trophy.
As many as 42 teams from various parts of the Rajouri and Poonch took part in the tournament. The teams played the league matches, semi-finals and final as per the scheduled dates.
The one-month long tournament was concluded with a grand ceremony where the Man of the series prize was given to Anjum Khan and Man of the match was presented to Toheed Ahmed of EGCC for marking 65 runs on board and taking 3 wickets in the final match.
Ayaz Ahmed, Captian of EGCC, picked up the trophy for his team and shared the victory moments with team members. While talking to Pir Panjal Post, Ayaz lauded the efforts of his teammates and reiterated that "these are the collective efforts of the team and positive vibes recieved for people who extended their support to us throughout the tournament."
|A picturesque view of Dehr Meadow|
A bunch of sponsors showed their keen interest in the DPL by sponsoring various teams of the tournament. The winning team was sponsored by Al-Bilal Security Management Services.
Winning captain also extended a note of thanks to the organizers of the tournament including Master Farooq Ahmed, Master Mukhtar Ahmed and Kabeer Hussain for their tireless efforts in making this tournament successful.