Army selects Valley cricketers for Sehwag academy
Srinagar, Dec 24: The Army’s Chinar Corps on Monday selected the Under-19 and 14 cricketers of Valley for providing them with coaching at Virender Sehwag International School, Delhi. In chord with the stated aims of KPL – II (Chinar Cup 12) a cricket coaching camp for the budding cricketers of the Valley was organized by the Chinar Corps from December 10 to 23 in which around 25 players in Under-19 and Under -14 age categories were trained.
The closing ceremony of the coaching camp was organized at Old Air Field Military Station and was presided over by Minister for Youth Services and Sports RS Chib.
The chief guest while addressing the players hailed the concerted drive of the Army and the Sports Department in enhancing the cricketing standards of the Youth of the valley and bringing it at par with existing national level standards. The young cricketers during the camp were provided expert coaching tips under the watchful eyes of local coaches as well as Pranab Nandi, a reputed coach affiliated with Cricket Association of Bengal, Kolkata. Three talented cricketers each in Under-19 and Under-14 age groups have been selected and will be sponsored by Chinar Corps to undergo coaching at Virender Sehwag International School in Delhi.
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