Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 18: The SKUAST Jammu Employees Cricket Team was flagged off by its Vice Chancellor, Dr KS Risam, here. The Employees Cricket Team will participate in the 17th Edition of ‘All India Vice-Chancellor’s T-20 Cricket Tournament’ being organized by the Shivaji University, Kolhapur at Kolhapur, Maharashtra from November 18 to 30.
The Vice-Chancellor wished good luck to the team and advised the players to present themselves as true ambassadors of the University by upholding the spirit of sportsmanship.
The SKUAST-Jammu is placed in pool ‘A’ alongwith University of Pune, Jalgaon University, Punjab Agriculture University (PAU), Ludhiana and last Edition Champion Jamia Millia University, Delhi.
The SKUAST-Jammu will open its campaign against the University of Pune.
Kewal K. Raina is the Coach/Mentor of the Team, while Dhiraj is accompanying the team as Manager.
The team comprises Naresh Bhat (Captain), Vinod Kumar, Anoop K. Sharma, Manjeet Singh, Mohd. Razzak, Niraj Singh Manhas, Praveen K. Sharma, Shambu Nath, Abdul Hamid, Mohd Nissar, S. Jagmohan Singh, Mohd Imran, Suraj Prakash and S. Kuldeep Singh.