Valley Baseball player selected for Dubai Cup, 2017


Senior player of Jammu & Kashmir Baseball Association, Tahir Shabnum has been selected for the forthcoming “Dubai Cup” India-Pakistan International Baseball series, 2017 scheduled to be held at Sharjah Stadium in the United Arab Emirates.

According to the spokesman of association, General Secretary of the association has been appointed as an official in the Indian squad.

Tahir Shabnum

Tahir has participated in selection trials at Chandigarh and coaching camp held at Patiala organised by the Amateur Baseball Federation of India.

The said tournament is scheduled to be held from December 2017 organised by the Pakistan Federation Baseball (PFB) under the auspices of Baseball Federation of Asia (BFA) and World Baseball Softball Confederation WBSC.

Tahir represented the state number of times in Senior National Baseball Championships at different states of the country and also represented the Kashmir University in All India Inter-University Baseball Championship.

Presently Tahir is in final coaching camp which is underway at Patiala and will leave for Dubai on  December 6, 2017.

Meanwhile, the Secretary, J&K State Sports Council Waheed Ur Rahman Para appreciated the Association for great efforts of promoting the game in the state of J&K and selected player/official who birth’s in Indian squad and hope they will bring laurels for the country.

Besides President, JKBA, M M Gazanfar congratulated the Association for selection of its senior player in Indian Baseball contingent for the prestigious International tournament at Dubai.



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