UCFI Launches JK's First T20 Cricket Championship

SRINAGAR: United Cricket Federation of India (UCFI) with the motive to hunt cricketing talent from each block, Tehsil and districts of J&K Monday launched its 1st J&K T20 Championship 2013 to provide them a platform where they can show their talent at various National and International level.

Addressing a press conference in Srinagar, Vice President UCFI Zafar Iqbal said, “In the history of cricket in J&K this is ever biggest event of cricket in the state in which the players from each and every corner of the state will participate and it will rise the opportunities and platform of cricket for talented players,” he said.

He assured that talent, which is dormant in the State will get right opportunity for showing their talent and achieve their goals.

Joint Secretary Sports Sham Saini said that “UCFI will also promote other sports like football, hockey, wrestling, kababdi, karate, badminton and general awareness camps from time to time to make awareness among the youth of state,” he said.

The registration for players is open till May 5th and the championship will get started on May 15. To make this event more interesting a prize money of Rs 3 lakhs for winners, runner up 1.5 lakhs, man of the series bike, top scorer of the tournament bike, top wicket taker laptop, most sixes LCD TV, most catches smart phone, best wicket keeper smart phone, best fielder smart phone and best captain to get laptop has been set.

Moreover, UCFI also launched a manual in which all the rules and regulations have been set for the benefit of players.

UCFI will also select excellent players who have showed their brilliant talent during this championship and will provide them free coaching for cricket in India and abroad as well, the statement stated. 

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