Srinagar : It was proud moment for URI Cricket Premier League Players to interact with Sachin Tendulkar through video conference. The Uri Cricket League was organised by the Army in Uri in the month of July-Aug 2017 in association with Aseem foundation, a Pune based NGO. The selected top fifteen players got lifetime opportunity to have real time interaction with the lord of cricket. He spoke about cricket and his cricketing experiences and all queries were answered by the Cricket Samraat. The youth cheered their Icon and the entire complex echoed with his name. Talking to Mr Tendulkar was once in a life time opportunity for all present. Sachin expressed his support and solidarity with the Army.
To train and guide the selected team Mr Sunandan Lele, the famous Cricket columnist associated with BCCI, also visited Uri and shared his experience with the players.
This was an initiative by “Aseem Foundation” aims to help the youth and to overcome distance barriers and explore the best in them.
2015 Kashmir Despatch