Jammu: After a rigorous and professionally managed selection process the Men and Women Junior Selection Committees led by Chief Selectors Arun Sharma and Pratibha Wadhera Bhasin have finalized the team to represent Jammu & Kashmir in the U-19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy (one day format) and Women U-19 One day Trophy being organized by BCCI from 20th September to 18th October 2021. The list of the selected players was submitted by the respective selection committees to the Sub-Committee, JKCA.
Mithun Manhas, Member-Cricket Operations & Development praised the efforts put in by the selectors in ensuring free and fair selection. He hoped that the selected players would now train as a team to put in their best performances and take J&K cricket to further heights. “Our endeavour is to prepare our teams in a holistic manner so that the players are able to perform at the highest level and are proud of donning the colours of JKCA and represent J&K,” stated Sunil Sethi, Member Legal Affairs. Explaining further he said for the first time each member of the team will be provided with a personal helmet with JKCA logo. The clothing being provided to the players is of the best quality and being procured directly from the original manufacturers eliminating the middle men.
While announcing the teams Brig Anil Gupta, Member Administration informed that the teams will be leaving for their respective venues at Indore and Bhuvneshwar on 20th September from Srinagar and Jammu respectively. The Men U-19 team comprises; MohdHurrer Sofi (Captain), Zayal Faisal, Akshit Gandral (VC), Arya Suvansh Thakur, Abdul Bari, Yuvraj Saini, Danish Hilal, Akash Ayub Bhatt, Mohd Naveed, TabbishNissar, Ranjot Singh, Vanshaj Sharma (bowler), NityamAbrol, Prabhjot Singh, Yaseer Rashid, Dhruv Singh Parmar, Jasbir Singh, ManikJasrotia, Basit Bashir. Raju Sharma will be the Chief Coach of the team.
The Women U-19 team comprises; RudrakshniChib (Captain), Sadia Wani (VC), Ananya Sharma, Afreen Malik, Anvi Singh, Lalita, Sehrish Tariq, Khushboo Aftab, Shakeena, Sheena, Vanshika, Rounak Jahan, Maria Noorain, Bhavandeep Kaur, Mehak, Aabroo Mir, Nimani, Sheetal, Sania, Arveen. Chetan Dhingra will be the Chief Coach.
Brig Gupta also said that the trials for Women’s Senior (One Day) would commence simultaneously at Jammu & Srinagar from 12th September. He appealed for maximum participation particularly from the remote districts.