ARMY ORGANISES INTER BLOCK CRICKET TOURNAMENT AT GOOL Newsखबर. Dated: 9/9/2019 10:15:04 PM | No. of Hits 190


Udhampur (J&K) : 09 SEP 2019

With an aim to encourage and engage youth of the region in sports activities, Indian Army organised an ‘Inter Block Cricket Tournament’ at Gool from 02 to 08 September 2019. This cricket tournament presented a significant platform for talent identification and strengthen the relationship between Men in Uniform and local youth. From time immemorial, sports and games have soothed man physically, mentally, emotionally as well as socially. Sports participation has always been a platform for friendship amongst participants as well as the organisers of the event.

Eight teams from remote and far flung areas of Ramban District participated in a league cum knock-out based championship. The team from MSC Gool Block (A) was eventually adjudged the champion. The cricket league was a crowd puller resulting in huge audience from the region. It was heartening to see the teams participate with zeal and enthusiasm, displaying high quality of sportsmen spirit. Over 385 locals turned up to witness the final match.

All the participating team members displayed excellent sportsman spirit during the conduct of the tournament. The Sarpanch and elders of the village expressed their gratitude towards the Army in its endeavours to motivate the youth of the region and bring in bonhomie.

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