Srinagar, August 26: Former Indian cricketer, Suresh Raina, Wednesday wrote to J&K Police head, Dilbagh Sigh, proposing to give opportunity to underprivileged and rural area children of Jammu and Kashmir.
Raina, who announced retirement from international cricket earlier this month, has his roots in Kashmir. Showing interest in helping budding cricketers of the erstwhile state, Raina wrote a letter to Director General of Police, J&K.
The subject reads, “Letter of proposal for cricket opportunity for underprivileged and rural area children of Jammu and Kashmir”
The cricketer goes on to say that he would be happy to pass his vast knowledge of cricket to next generation of J&K and help them shape their careers in cricket.
Raina also mentions five programmes by which he wants to groom the young talent. These include, “Talent hunt from schools, colleges and rural areas, organizing master classes, mental toughness courses, physical fitness and skill training.”
The Uttar Pradesh-based cricketer lastly writes that he aims to see a better future for these children by conducting these programmes.