Azhad Arshad of DPS Srinagar selected for Cooch Behar Trophy
Azhad Arshad of DPS Srinagar has been selected to represent the UT for the Cooch Behar Trophy. The Cooch Behar Trophy, run by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, is India’s national four-day cricket tournament for under-19 players. It has been held annually since the 1945–46 season. Arshad impressed the selectors by his stellar stroke play and silken batting in the trial matches held by Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association.
Congratulating the student, the Principal Shafaq Afshan said, “It is a matter of great joy and pride for us that our student has been selected to represent the UT in a tournament of such importance and scale. We wish him every success in the tournament and future to come.” The Chairman Vijay Dhar too congratulated the student, and said, “It is heartening to see that the school has transformed into a cradle for talent that will bring laurels to the region and country. Our sincerest prayers for his success.”