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coaching camps to be organized by State cricket academy.

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Srinagar:State Cricket Academy that will be JK’s first cricket academy run by the J&K State Sports Council will conduct its maiden coaching cum fitness camp from May 8.

First of its kind, the coaching camp will be held exclusively for the U-16 age group cricketers.

“The 21-day programme to be conducted at Srinagar’s Bakhshi Stadium where cricket academy is housed will be overseen by certified coaches and fitness trainers with an aim to inculcate budding cricketers with nuances of the game from young age,” said Secretary Sports Council.

As fitness has become a crucial part in any cricketers’ growth, fitness trainers at the camp intend to keep the players abreast with the latest trends in managing one’s body for optimum performance.

“The registration forms will be available at the office of State Cricket Academy, New Administrative Block, Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council from May 2, 2017,” informed officials of the Sports Council.

State Cricket Academy is the first of its kind initiative in the state after getting approval from the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Sports Minister Imran Raza Ansari last week.

“While work on the main area of the academy is still in progress which is believed to be completed by first week of June 2017. Once ready, academy will be laced with modern facilities where cricketers will be able to hone their skills,” Sports Council officials added.

For any queries and registration forms, contact on: 9796985850, 9070533593, 9419003414.

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