Saurav Tiwari felicitated

Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Ranji Captain, Saurav Tiwari, who was selected in Team India for the forthcoming Asia Cup to be held in Sri Lanka was felicitated by the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA).

The middle-order batsman said that his consistence performance in IPL-III drew the attention of the selectors, who considered his name for the Asia Cup.

"It`s a dream come true," he told newsmen here last night.

The 20-year-old local lad said he would have to perform in the tournament to prove his mettle.

"Obviously, there will be pressure on me and I am confident I will not disappoint the selectors, who reposed faith in me," Tiwari, who scored 419 runs for the Mumbai Indians in the last edition of IPL, said.

JSCA president, Amitabh Choudhury, said Tiwari would earn laurels for the state as well as the county like his senior teammate Dhoni.

Choudhury also felicitated Tiwari`s father, Sunil Tiwari, who was present on the occasion.

Following the felicitation, Tiwary visited to Tata Main Hospital to see his friend, who was injured in a road accident near Chandil on the Tata-Ranchi road while accompanying him from Ranchi.

PTI

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