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A worker piles up cricket bats at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Kashmir cricket bat industry is one of the promising industries in the restive Indian-controlled Kashmir.

The willow clefts obtained from the willow trees are being fashioned to manufacture quality cricket bats. Cricket as a sport is considered as an opium of masses in both India and Pakistan.

A worker piles up grips of cricket bats at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

A worker carries a bunch of cricket bats at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Workers level the surface of cricket bats at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

A worker levels the surface of a cricket bat at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Workers finish the surface of cricket bats at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

A worker adjusts a rubber grip on a cricket bat at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

A worker adjusts a rubber grip on a cricket bat at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

A worker carries a bunch of cricket bats at a cricket bat factory in Sangam village in south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Nov. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Javed Dar) ■

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