Srinagar, Dec 03: Jammu & Kashmir Baseball Association achieved new heights got selection by it’s senior player namely Tahir Shabnum of district Srinagar and General Secretary, J&K Baseball Association Fida Hussain Fidvi appointed as official in Indian squad for the fourth comming “Dubai Cup” India-Pakistan International Baseball series, 2017 scheduled to be held at Sharjah Stadium in United Arab Emirates.
After participated in selection trials at Chandigarh and coaching camp held at Patiala organised by the Amateur Baseball Federation of India.
The said tournament is scheduled to be held from 8th December, 2017 organised by the Pakistan Federation Baseball (PFB) under the auspices of Baseball Federation of Asia (BFA) and World Baseball Softball Confederation WBSC.
Tahir represented the state number of times in Senior National Baseball Championships at different states of the country and also represented the Kashmir University in All India Inter University Baseball Championship.
Presently Tahir is in final coaching camp which is under way at Patiala and will leave for Dubai on 6th December, 2017.
Meanwhile the Secretary, J&K State Sports Council Waheed Ur Rahman Para appreciated the Association for great efforts of promoting the game in the state of J&K and selected player / official who birth’s in Indian squad and hope they will bring laurels for the country.
Besides President, JKBA, MM Gazanfar congratulated the Association for selection of it’s senior player in Indian Baseball contingent for prestigious International tournament at Dubai. (KNS)