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ESPN is awed by this cricket turf nestled in Kashmir meadows

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Source: Twitter @Babanaseer

A breath-taking photograph of a cricket pitch in lush meadows of Kashmir will want you to pack you cricket kit right away to play under the silvery skies as sun shines from behind the mountains.

The image that shows boys playing cricket in the middle of the serene meadows is a treat to the eyes and has clearly stumped the Internet.


The mesmerising photograph has been captured from central Kashmir’s Budgam district by Twitter user Naseer Baba, a veterinarian by profession, according to his Twitter bio. The picture has caught the attention of ESPN cricket who shared the photo on their Twitter handle. Take a look:

After ESPN sharing the picture, people dropped some breathtaking photos of scenic cricket grounds in other part os the world.

To mention back in 2017, a Srinagar-based freelance photographer had made Kashmir proud by pocketing the prestigious 2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket Photograph of the Year for a stunning image, which captured boys playing cricket in the outskirts of Srinaar, clicked by him.

The award-winning picture clicked at the Nishat Gardens in Srinagar. Photo: Saqib Majeed