Published On: Mon, Feb 16th, 2015

Akhilesh beats IAS officers in Cricket Match

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’ cricket team Sunday beat IAS officers’ cricket team by 15 runs in a Cricket Match play in state capital, a match that showed bureaucrats don’t face political pressure.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav participated in the CM team vs IAS officers team cricket match on Sunday in Lucknow.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav participated in the CM team vs IAS officers team cricket match on Sunday in Lucknow.

Yadav after winning the match said politicians and bureaucrats could solve all the problems of the country if they work together as a team.

Taking a jibe at the rival ‘IAS-11’ team, the Chief Minister said, “There is something, some mystery, that they don’t want us to lose. So the CM team end up winning every time. ”

Yadav was declared ‘Man of the Match’ and as his team won by 15 runs. The Chief Minister also took 2 wickets.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey was the chief guest. He distributed the trophies and Yadav was also adjudged as the best bowler.

‘CM-11’ decided to bat first after winning the toss and scored 151 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs, according to an official release.

The ‘IAS-11’, led by senior IAS officer Javed Usmani, were all out for 136.

TST

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