Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association has announced Rs 2 lakh cash award for Shubam Khajuria. Shubham is only the second cricketer to be picked from the state, for the under-19 team of India.
     
"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.

(Agencies)

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