Sikkim’s U-19 cricketer selected to play in Inter Zonal Tourney

Gangtok, 18 May:

Under-19 cricket player from Sikkim, Anwesh Karan Sharma has been selected to play for Northeast/Bihar Zone in the Inter Zonal Two Day Tournament at Una in Himachal Pradesh from 25 May to 07 June, a press release from Sikkim Cricket Association informs.

Organized by National Cricket Academy, the tournament is scheduled to feature six teams - North Zone, East Zone, West Zone, South Zone, Central Zone and Northeast/Bihar Zone.

Anwesh has been associated with Abhimanyu Cricket Academy, Dehradun since 2012 and is one of the prominent players in the academy.

He has represented Sikkim in various tournaments and matches since 2016. He is also the only player from Sikkim to play for Associate and Affiliate team in Vijay Merchant Trophy.

He has also played in several U-19 matches for Associate and Affiliate teams.

SCA president, Lobzang G Tenzing has congratulated Anwesh Sharma and has wished him good luck.

“Anwesh has made Sikkim proud once again with his hard work and dedication,” Mr Tenzing has said.