Army installs automatic bowling machine

Updated: Mar 10, 2012, 21:35 PM IST

Dibrugarh (Assam): The Army has installed an automatic bowling machine, in a first of its kind assistance to the sports fraternity here, at Jalan Outdoor Stadium in Assam`s Dibrugarh district, a defence release said here on Saturday.

The project was to foster the spirit of sportsmanship and attract youths towards a positive lifestyle following a request from the district sports association, the release said.

The bowling machine would help players in mastering batting techniques and fielding skills.