SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday congratulated two specially-abled local cricketers, Feroz Ahmad Ganie of Anantnag and Nayeem Ahmad Malla, a resident of Budgam, for their selection in the Indian cricket team by Board of Disabled Cricket Association (BDCA) India.
The two Kashmiri youths are all set to represent the Indian team internationally by competing in the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.
The LG said that the two cricketers’ achievement in the ODI, T20 and Test match series against Bangladesh will inspire J&K’s youth.
In a tweet posted by the official Twitter handle, @OfficeofLGJandK, of LG Sinha, he wrote, “Proud moment for J&K! Feroz Ahmad Ganie of Anantnag & Nayeem Ahmad Malla of Budgam have been selected in Indian Cricket Team by Board of Disabled Cricket Association, India.”
“Your achievement in the upcoming ODI series against Bangladesh will inspire J&K’s youth, make India proud,” the tweet added.
Earlier the two players received their selection letters from the BDCA General Secretary, K Rami Reddy which read:
“On behalf of the BDCA and its Board members, I wish to inform and congratulate you that based on your past performance and the recently concluded four days probable Cricket Selections Camp at Hyderabad organized by Board of Disabled Cricket Association. You have been selected in the Indian cricket Team for the ODI, T20 series against Bangladesh.”
The Bangladesh Series is scheduled to be held from September 12.
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