In a gesture of warm hospitality, Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha hosted a ‘High Tea’ for the distinguished international players participating in the Legends League Cricket matches at the Raj Bhawan. Engaging with the cricketers, the Lt Governor expressed pride and excitement for the matches taking place at the MA Stadium. He remarked, “This marks the first major international Cricket event for the UT in several decades, heralding a new era for sports in Jammu and Kashmir.” Highlighting the significance of the matches featuring international cricket stars, Lt Governor Sinha emphasized that it not only contributes to the excellence in organizing such events but also plays a crucial role in promoting a robust sports culture, particularly among the youth.
Over the next three days, Jammu and Kashmir are set to celebrate and honour the sporting excellence, dedication, and commitment of the cricketers. The players will have the opportunity to experience the hospitality and rich culture of the UT during their stay. “The tournament is not just about cricket; it is an occasion to uphold the values of the game, promoting peace, excellence, respect, friendship, and unity. Jammu and Kashmir resonate with these ideals, fostering a thriving sporting culture,” said the Lt Governor. He also acknowledged the extraordinary power of sports to bring peace and unity, expressing confidence that the players’ presence will influence and inspire the younger generation to discover their true calling and shape a new future.