Omar asks young cricketers to prove their mettle

Omar Abdullah underlined the need for providing good facilities to nurture young talent Getty Images

Srinagar: Sep 4, 2011

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah visited the Sher-i-Kashmir Indoor Stadium here and interacted with budding cricketers presently undergoing training

The camps for cricketers of under 22 and 14 years of age have been organised to impart training before selecting the final teams.

Omar advised the boys to prove their mettle and shine at national and international levels by attaining best training.

The chief minister underlined the need for providing all facilities to the participants in the camps for nurturing them as outstanding players who could bring laurels the state.

He wished them luck saying his government was keen to groom sports and provide better facilities to sportspersons for growth and development.(PTI)