The cricket battle for HP Lawyers has come to its final conclusion after 7 days of exciting matches played at one of the country’s most scenic international cricket stadiums in Dharamshala. Played between 8 teams of lawyers belonging to different state bar associations, the final victory was claimed by HP High Court after winning by 34 runs against the Shimla District Bar Association.
HP High Court Lawyers were put to bat first by the Shimla District Bar Association. While the former recorded all out for 111, the Shimla District Association was left 34 runs behind, scoring 77 runs for 9 in 20 overs.
In an award ceremony here, Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Ex CM of Himachal Pradesh presented trophies to the winners after the Champions of the Champions Game, HP High Court Lawyers Association vs Corporate Champions from Delhi, in Captains Friendship Cup.
The 8 teams for the matches were divided into two groups and top teams in each group met on June 11 for the semi finals and then finals on June 12
In Group A we had HP High Court Lawyers, District Court Kullu Lawyers, District Court Hamirpur Lawyers and District Court Solan Lawyers and Group B comprised of District Court Chamba Lawyers, District Court Shimla Lawyers, District Court Mandi Lawyers and District Court Dharamshala Lawyers.
After the two semi-finals played on June 11, Shimla Bar Association and HP High Court Lawyers from Group A claimed victory over Kullu Lawyers Association and Mandi Lawyers Association, respectively.
In Group B, Mandi Lawyers Association and Shimla Lawyers Association had tied for the top group standings with 6 points each.