Taking a dig at the poor cricket infrastructure in the state, Jammu and Kashmir all-rounder Parveez Rasool today voiced his concerns about lack of quality facilities, which is a hindrance for the talented cricketers to showcase their skills and come into national reckoning.
Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) on Monday accorded a rousing reception to the State`s cricket team, which qualified for the knockout stage of the Ranji Trophy after a gap of more than 10 years.
Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association President Farooq Abdullah today expressed anguish and dismay over the reported midnight search by police in a Jammu hotel where the state Ranji squad was lodged and said that he has taken up the issue with people concerned.
Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association president Farooq Abdullah has ordered an inquiry into the Ranji team selection fiasco a day after JKCA treasurer Manzoor Wazir had tendered his resignation for failing to end the impasse.
Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) Chairman Aslam Goni will file a defamation suit against his predecessor Mehboob Iqbal and three news channels claiming that they "falsely" linked him to the scam in the state`s cricket body.
At least 20 working committee members on Wednesday demanded that the JKCA President Farooq Abdullah dissolve the existing set-up of office bearers for the sake of an independent inquiry into the alleged embezzlement of funds.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) treasurer Ehsan Mirza, against whom the cricketing body has lodged an FIR in a multi-crore financial scam, has said that its president Farooq Abdullah does not handle its financial affairs.