JKCA announces Rs two lakh cash reward for Shubham Khajuria

Updated: July 15, 2013, 10:44 AM IST
JKCA announces Rs two lakh cash reward for Shubham Khajuria

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association has announced a Rs two lakh cash award for Shubam Khajuria, only the second cricketer from the state to be picked for the India under-19 team.

"Union Minister and JKCA President Dr. Farooq Abdullah announced a cash reward of Rs two lakh for Khajuria in recognition of his outstanding performance at the national level and his subsequent selection in the India under-19 team for the forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka," JKCA spokesperson Ranjeet Kalra said.

Giving details, JKCA Treasurer Manzoor Wazir said, "The President who returned from Magnolia on Saturday has expressed a lot of happiness and satisfaction on Shubham's achievement and has wished him good luck for the Indian U-19 teams tour of Sri Lanka."

The President has also asked for the resumption of cricket activities in the state by JKCA for which a monthly calendar of activities shall soon be released by the State Cricket body, he added.

First Published: July 15, 2013, 10:44 AM IST

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