Dharamshala: Outside a courtroom, on a cricket field, it would be a game that the better team will win as the HP High Court Lawyers Association team plays Shimla Lawyers Association for the T-20 Cricket tournament being held here.
In the two semi-finals played today, Shimla Bar Association defeated Kullu Lawyers Association by 5 wickets where as the HP High Court Lawyers Association match with Mandi Lawyers Association went down to the wire with Mandi losing out by mere 4 runs.
In the group standing, the matches for which ended yesterday, Kullu with 9 points had topped Group A standings and was followed by HP High Court team with 6 points.
In Group B, Mandi Lawyers Association and Shimla Lawyers Association had tied for the top group standings with 6 points each.
Acting Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir on 7 June had inaugurated the HP Lawyers T-20 Cricket Tournament, in which 8 teams are participating.
On the first day HP High Court Lawyers Association defeated Kullu Lawyers Association by 1 wicket, Chamba Lawyers Association defeated Shimla Lawyers Association by 5 wickets and Mandi Lawyers Association won against Dharamshala Lawyers Association by 6 wickets.
On 8th June, the Kullu lawyers team defeated Hamirpur Lawyers Association by 57 runs and Chamba lost to Mandi by 137 runs whereas HP High Court team won by 3 wickets against Solan Lawyers Association.
On 9th June, Mandi lost to Shimla by 5 wickets, Hamirpur won against Solan by 12 runs and Chamba won from Dharamshala by mere 3 runs.
On 10th June, HP High Court defeated Hamirpur by 7 wickets, Kullu beat Solan by 5 wickets and Shimla lost to Dharmshala by 11 runs.
The tournament is being held at the scenic International Cricket Stadium Dharamshala.
The participating teams are, HP High Court Lawyers, District Court Kullu Lawyers, District Court Hamirpur Lawyers and District Court Solan Lawyers were in Group A and District Court Chamba Lawyers, District Court Shimla Lawyers, District Court Mandi Lawyers and District Court Dharamshala Lawyers were part of Group B.