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Wasim Bashir from Pahalgam stuns everyone with his raw pace of almost 150kmph

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Wasim Bashir, a 22-year-old Pahalgam-born pacer has gone viral over social media for terrorizing the batters with the same intent Umran Malik used to do.

It can be seen in a viral clip on social media that batters are feeling helpless while facing Wasim Bashir. The J&K U-25 pacer is also touching the mark of 150 almost on his every ball.

Speaking of Bashir, he is currently in action with the U-25 team of Jammu & Kashmir and has become the talk of the town due to his sensational pace and excellent sharpness in bowling.

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It will also be interesting to see which team of the Indian T20 League will bank on Bashir like the way Hyderabad did with Umran during the auction for last year’s edition in 2021. Now, the Indian cricket Board is set to host the mini-auction later this year in December for picking the players ahead of the 2023 edition of the cash-rich Indian league. Talking about Umran, the Hyderabad-based franchise has retained him for the next edition of the Indian T20 League.

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NIT Srinagar wins finals of All India Inter-NIT Faculty, Staff Cricket Tournament

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National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar on Wednesday defeated NIT Uttarakhand by 26 runs in the finals of All India Inter-NIT Faculty and Staff Cricket Tournament at Sports Cricket Ground at Visvesvarya National Institute of Technology (NIT) Nagpur.

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The tournament was hosted by VNIT Nagpur and 20 NITs from across India participated in the mega event.  

Earlier after winning the toss, NIT Uttarakhand decided to field first. On a tough surface, NIT Srinagar started well and scored 125/8 in 20 allotted Overs.

While chasing the target, NIT Uttarakhand made a shaky start and lost their 5 wickets quickly during the Powerplay and were eventually bundled out for 99 in 18.2 overs.

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For NIT Srinagar, Captain Faisal Irshad (Dy Registrar Administration) played a vital knock of 36 and was the top scorer from the side. While Sohail Baba scored 22 runs and Dr. Majid contributed with a quickfire 17 off 9 balls in the end.

In the bowling department, Mustafa Zargar took 3 wickets in his 4 Overs conceding only 13 runs. Mohsin Shabir and Dr. Shakeel Waseem also chipped in with 2 wickets each.

During the post-match ceremony, Mustaf Zargar was declared man of the match. Captain Faisal Irshad (Dy Registrar Administration) was declared the best batsman of the tournament and Dr. Shakeel Waseem was declared best bowler of the tournament.

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Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr) Rakesh Sehgal congratulated the entire cricket team for achieving the extraordinary feat of winning the prestigious tournament.

He said NIT Srinagar dominated the tournament by remaining unbeaten throughout and reaching the finals, where it showcased top-class sporting spirit against strong opposition.

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Institute’s Registrar, Prof. Syed Kaiser Bukhari extended his greetings to NIT Srinagar’s cricket team for winning the final of the Inter-NIT Faculty and Staff Cricket Tournament.

“NIT Srinagar team played exceptional cricket and they made our institute proud. Our team bounced back from tough situations during the entire and won the finals. Congrats to the entire team,” he said.

Team manager Dr. Abdul Liman congratulated the whole team and thanked Prof M A Tantray for supporting and sponsoring the team kits.

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Captain Faisal Irshad (Dy Registrar Administration) expressed his gratitude to Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr) Rakesh Sehgal, and Registrar Prof. Syed Kaiser Bukhari for their consistent support and motivation during the entire tournament.

“We are thankful to each and every faculty member, non-faculty members, staff members, Department of Physical Education, Electrical Division, Security and sanitation wings for supporting the team,” he said.

Mr. Irshad also thanked Prof. MA Tantary for sponsoring the uniform kits for NIT Srinagar team and Team manager Prof. Abdul Liman for his consistent guidance during the mega tournament.

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“NIT Nagpur had organized the event beautifully and we thank them for hosting this mega event. During the matches every NIT was supporting each other to make the event a grand success,” he said.

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The NIT Srinagar Cricket team was led by Captain Faisal Irshad (Dy Registrar Administration), Dr.Tanveer Rasool, Dr. Pankaj Kumar, Sohail Ahmad Baba, Aqib Ahmad (Jr. Asst), Mohammad Hazik (Asst. Registrar Legal and PIO), Tanveer Hussain, Mohammad Asif, Dr. Shakeel Waseem, Dr. Majid Hussain, Dr. Mohsin, Mustafa Zargar, Mushtaq Ahmad and Shabir Mustafa.

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While as Prof. Abdul Liman, Dean and Students Welfare (Manager), and Abdul Hamid Dar (Senior Technician) were also traveling with the team.

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Srinagar youth wins Mr Kashmir Title in body building championship

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A 31-year-old man from Srinagar has won Mr Kashmir title by winning the body building championship in Srinagar.

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Bilal Ahmad Rah (31) a resident of Lal Chowk presently living in Srinagar has won Mr Kashmir title on Sunday in body building championship at Indoor sports stadium Srinagar.

Bilal Ahmad while talking to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that he has won so many titles in different fields at National level.

He said winning the Mr. Kashmir title in body building championship encourages you to work hard further and hard work never goes to waste.

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He said: “My career started in 1999 when I started taking part in Judo following which I was selected for nationals in 2001 in Judo.”

“This was the turning point of my life which eventually led me to play different games at national level which includes Taekwondo, Wushu, tug of war, cricket, strength lifting, weight lifting, bodybuilding and powerlifting,” he said.

Rah has been organizing different events to provide a platform to local youth so that they can showcase their mettle.

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“Since the start of my career, I have dreamed of making a platform for our youths and since Kashmir was lacking such a platform, I have been organizing events in different districts in Kashmir,” he said.

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“Very few people in Kashmir were going into body building but since the past few years more and more youth are interested in it but due to lack of infrastructure, they have been suffering.”

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As far as the Government is concerned, there is no platform for youth, however, few private associations have been working to provide a platform to the youth, he said.

“Youth must take bodybuilding as passion not as a profession in Kashmir,” he said.

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Deepika Padukone to unveil FIFA World Cup 2022 trophy during final in Qatar: Report

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Actor Deepika Padukone will unveil the FIFA World Cup 2022 trophy in Qatar during the final match of football’s biggest tournament later this month, news agency ANI reported, quoting a source.

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The final match will be played at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Qatar on December 18. The tournament is running from November 20 to December 18. The matches are taking place across 8 stadiums that were constructed or revamped especially for the international tournament. Last week, dancer and model Nora Fatehi performed at the FIFA fan fest in Qatar.

This year, lakhs of football fans have flown to the Middle Eastern country from across the globe to watch the matches live. In May this year, Padukone attended the Cannes Film Festival as a jury member, her first official appearance at the celebrated event in France. Deepika Padukone, 36, will be seen in Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Pathaan” that is slated to be released on January 25. She will also been seen in “Project K” with Amitabh Bachchan and Prabhas.

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