JKCA appoints Qayoom, Roopali in Advisory Committee for 2023-24 Season

Jammu, July 20: The Sub-Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has appointed the Advisory Committee for the 2023-24 season.

The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association has reappointed Abdul Qayoom and Dr Roopali Slathia, both reputed former National First Class Cricketers as Members of Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) for the season 2023-24, Brig. Anil Gupta (Retd.), Member Administration, JKCA said in a handout.

He said that with this, the process for further selection of the Selectors of different age groups namely the Senior Men Selection Committee, Junior Selection Committee Men, Senior Selection Committee Women and Junior Selection Committee Women has been set in motion by the JKCA.

“The applications for the same have been received and the same will now be placed before the Cricket Advisory Committee who will interview and shortlist the suitable candidates,” he added and said that after the selection of the various Selection Committees, the process of selecting Coaches and Support Staff for the various teams of JKCA will commence.

“This year the Sub-Committee, JKCA has completely overhauled the system of trials and camps with the introduction of deep selection camps, physical fitness camps, skill specific camps, pre-season camps and the preparatory camps,” Gupta said and added that the JKCA calendar unlike the previous years began in the month of April itself with holding of Talent Hunt Camps.

“So far (April – July) JKCA has held three deep selection camps, three physical fitness camps, three skill specific camps and six pre-season camps and 17 camps are proposed to be held between August 2023 to February, 2023,” stated Brig Gupta.

The JKCA Senior Men’s Team for the first time will be participating in Buchi Babu All India Invitation Cricket Tournament 2023-24 conducted by Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA), he added.

“It’s a multi-day tournament and 12 teams are participating in the tournament,” asserted Mithun Manhas, Member Cricket Operations and Development, JKCA.  He said that the JKCA team will leave on August 17 to participate in the tournament. (UNI)