SIRSA, SEPT 13 :A business tycoon and cricket fan from Lahore, Shajaad Ali Khan was the special guest on the occasion of the second day-night semi-final played between Indian Navy and Indian Air Force in the inaugural Jannayak Chaudhary Devi Lal International Twenty20 Cricket Tournament being played at the JCD National Cricket Academy Stadium here on Saturday night.
It may be recalled that Lahore Lions have already entered the final by defeating Life Insurance Corporation of India in the first semi-final. Shajaad Ali’s presence will be source of inspiration for the Lahore team.
The special guest from Pakistan was received by Indian Amateur Boxing Association president Khel Rattan Abhey Singh Chautala, chairman of JCD National Cricket Academy Digvijay Singh Chautala, Director General, JCD Vidhyapeeth Prof Dr Kuldeep Singh Dhindsa, Sandeep Godara and other members of the organising committee.
Maj General RK Yadav, GOC 33rd Armed Division, Hisar Cantonment was the chief guest of the match. Director, Tegson Info. Pvt Limited Teg Singh Sandhu was the guest of honour. While Maj Gen RK Yadav will present the Man of the Match trophy, Teg Singh Sandhu will give a cheque of Rs 21,000 to the MoM.
With a hit song from "Singh is Kinng", folk singer Inderjit Singh Nikoo from Ludhiana (Punjab) enthralled the spectators. Other noted artistes also presented a heart-warming cultural programme.