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.
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.