Valley has plenteous cricket talent, youth need guidance: Jamwal
KASHMIR PREMIER LEAGUE CRICKET TOURNAMENT
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, June 14: The league match of the Kashmir Premier League Cricket Tournament was played between Srinagar Sherdills and Anantnag Arsenal at Delhi Public School, Athwajan here on Thursday.
The match started with the introduction of both teams with the Vice-President J&K Olympic Association, Kawar Kuldeep Singh Jamwal , who was the chief guest on the occasion.
While speaking on the occasion, Jamwal said, “ It is the events that give youth opportunity to showcase their talent. No one will come to know about ones talent until events are organized to give youth chance to flaunt the talent”.
“Dhoni was ordinary player and it is only due to exposure that he could make it big at national and International levels. KPL is the stage for Valley players and if they work hard, we will see them sooner than later playing in IPL and other big events,” he said.
He said Valleyites are good in football and cricket and the valley has already produced some of the greats. Though in cricket none could reach International level, in football their have been players who achieved major breakthroughs and wielded lot of glitter.
“The valley has talent in abundance and it only needs proper guidance and facilities. And Government should focus on development of infrastructure and promotion of brilliant players, “he added.
In the match, Anantnag Arsenal defeated Srinagar Sherdills by four wickets. Batting first, Sherdills scored 159 runs for the loss of 10 wickets in 20 overs. Syed with 40 was highest scorer for them.
In reply, Arsenal achieved the required target in 19.4 overs for the loss of six wickets. Asif with brilliant 90 runs was highest scorer for them. For his all-round performance of 90 runs and two wickets, Asif was adjudged as man of the match.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 14 Jun 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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