Cricket tournament starts at Bardang

Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 07:30 [IST]

Last Update: Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 01:58 [IST]

Cricket tournament starts at Bardang

NANDU DUTRAJ

SINGTAM,: The 1st Late Jagat Bahadur Rai Memorial T20 Cricket Tournament organized by Lower Bardang Cricket Committee under the banner of Divya Jyoti Samiti started today at ATTC Sports Ground in Lower Bardang.
The tournament was inaugurated by Chief Minister's OSD Bhanu Pradhan in the presence of ATTC vice principal Lochan Adhikari, panchayat president Pratap Singh Rai and others.
On the occasion, Lower Bardang Youth Group placed a demand to the government for the construction of a stadium at the ATTC ground.
Bhanu Pradhan assured that the Sikkim government would take special initiative to convert the ATTC ground to a stadium and provide all possible assistance.
The opening match was played between 129 Brothers and Khamdong Copa in which 129 Brothers won by 4 runs.
Madan Sharma of 129 Brothers was named man of the match.
The tournament has participation of 49 teams. The final will be played on February 18.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi