Former Indian Cricket team captain M S Dhoni will attend the final of Chinar Cricket Premier League as a chief guest in Kashmir valley on November 26, army said in a statement.
Dhoni, who holds an honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel, paid a surprise visit to Army Public School (APS) on Thursday in summer capital, Srinagar, much to the delight to students and teachers who shook hands and took selfies with him.
Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Life that the grand finale of Chinar Cricket Premier League 2017 will be played out between the teams of North and South Kashmir comprising of the best players from the two regions on November 26, 2017 at Kunzer Cricket Ground in Budgam.
“The Championship saw an overwhelming response this year with a total of 110 teams participating in it,” he said.
He said the match on Sunday assumes great significance due to the presence of former Indian Cricket team Captain and current player Lt Col Dhoni at the venue as Chief Guest.