Bandipora, October 5: Bandipora Cricket Academy Monday started functioning at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, Bandipora.
The manger of the stadium, Sitendar Singh, was present at the ribbon-cut function apart from some known people from the cricket fraternity.
The academy is headed by Saleem Jahangir, a former cricketer and president of District Cricket Association, Bandipora.
A number of young cricketers from various parts of Bandipora had thronged to register themselves in the academy.
The academy has been opened with an aim of grooming the young talent of the district.