Jammu, 12 September 2016 : Army has been at the forefront of promoting sports and supporting budding talent especially from remote areas of Jammu & Kashmir. As part of this endeavor, a Cricket League was organised at Thanamandi on 11 September 2016. The locals youth of respective districts were given an opportunity to participate and play over a period of ten days. Doda Daredevils came out eventual champions and also bagged the individual award of ‘Man of Match’ and ‘Man of Series:
The event was given adequate media coverage so as to give maximum exposure to local players. On the culmination of the tournament Doda Daredevil team was felicitated by Commander of Rashtriya Rifles for their stupendous performance. The locals appreciated this endeavor of Indian Army and requested for more such opportunities for the youth of the region.
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