Kargil, October 16, 2022: The Ladakh Administration has extended support to young cricket sensation Maqsooma from Kaksar, Kargil and her cricket talent and aspirations. Recently, a video of Maqsooma, a 6th-standard student of Kaksar High School in Kargil, went viral on social media.
In the viral video, Maqsooma speaks about her passion for cricket and acknowledges the support and training she receives from her father at home and teacher at school.
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She aspires to be a cricketer like former Indian captain Virat Kohli. The video caught attention of many people including several international cricketers from around the world who appreciated her skills and positive attitude.
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DYSSO Kargil distributes Cricket Kit to Masuma Banoo, a young female cricket sensation from Kaksar [email protected]_ladakh @[email protected] @santoshsukhdeve @YASMinistry @BCCI @ICC @ianuragthakur @imVkohli @dse_ladakh @PIB_India @MIB_India @DDNewslive @ddnewsladakh pic.twitter.com/Ebn5ZKpY8t
— DIPR Kargil (@DIPR_Kargil) October 17, 2022
“My father at home and my teacher at school encourage me to play cricket. I’ll put all my efforts to play like @imVkohli Maqsooma student class 6th #HSKaksar,” Directorate of School Education had earlier tweeted.
My father at home and my teacher at school encourage me to play cricket. I’ll put all my efforts to play like @imVkohli Maqsooma student class 6th #HSKaksar pic.twitter.com/2ULB4yAyBt
— DSE, Ladakh (@dse_ladakh) October 14, 2022
As her video came to the attention of the Youth Services and Sports Department, Union Territory of Ladakh, the department decided to extend support not just to the young cricketer but also to her team and the school.
Secretary, Youth and Sports Services and Sports Department, Ravinder Kumar announced that a full cricket set would be sent to Kaksar High School immediately.
“Cricket is a team sport and we must nurture students like Maqsooma and others to hone their individual skills and their ability to play in a team,” he said.
The Secretary added that efforts are being made to develop sports infrastructure in the mountainous region of Ladakh along with the identification of such talent in different sports for additional support and coaching.