I wish to see Cricket flourishing in the state: Ian Raza Ansari

Minister for IT, Youth Services and Sports Moulvi Ian Raza Ansari Thursday said the government will facilitate more and more sports events in the state to give opportunity to youth to showcase their talent. He said the government is committed to promote sports in every nook and corner of the state so that the youths of the state are able to utilize their positive energy.

The Minister was speaking at the concluding ceremony of  a cricket tournament organized by private school  at SK Stadium Srinagar. He also watched the second innings of the final match played between Burn Hall School and Dr AGM City School.

Burn Hall School team beat Dr AGM School by six wickets. Earlier Dr AGM School team scored 153 runs in twenty overs. Kaan Ahmad was the top scorer with 46 runs. Moulvi Ansari said he is keen to see cricket flourishing in the state and stated that stadia will be developed and world class facilities will be provided to the sports persons of the state.

Moulvi Ansari called upon the youths to come forward and participate in different sports activities organized by the Youth Services and Sports and other institutions and clubs of the state. Later, he gave away awards and trophyies to the winners and the runners up. He appreciated the overall sportsmanship of the students.

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