- World Class Cricket Coaching in residential projects in India
- Runwal Group to offer Cricket Education Program in affiliation with Cricket Australia in their projects in Mumbai
- Future Champions to be groomed through this program
- Brett Lee shares his insights on promoting the sports culture
Cricket Australia (CA), the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in Australia is bringing its expertise in residential cricket coaching. Runwal Group, one of Mumbai’s leading and reputed real estate developers today announced that they will be providing Cricket Education Program (CEP) developed, designed and validated by Cricket Australia (CA) across their projects – Runwal Forests, Runwal Greens, Runwal Gardens and other projects. The Program can be availed by the Occupants of the Project, subject to Occupants qualifying as per criteria set out for each level in the training.
Cricket Australia has executed an agreement with Fourth Dimension International Limited (FDIL) who is engaged in sports education and has necessary expertise’s contacts, knowledge and ability for implementing CEP globally. FDIL has further transferred the rights to Sports Education Development India Limited (SEDIL) to operate the CEP through the auspices of the “Cricket India Academy” (CIA).
Under their role, SEDIL will conduct Cricket Education Program and do the yearly assessment of the participants enrolled under CEP. CEP is a sequential coaching program starting from the age of 9 years to 14 years. The participants will be awarded ‘Certificate of Cricket’ from Cricket Australia & FDIL on yearly basis. Further, SEDIL will provide trained coaches for conducting the CIA program and shall also provide training and coaching material to the coaches to conduct the CIA program. It is also entitled to conduct daily operations including overseeing the execution of the CIA program, monitoring the performance of coaches and monitoring participant progress.
Former Australian Pacer Brett Lee who was the centre of attraction of this event shared his thoughts on this kind of associations. Expressing his views he said, “It’s a great initiative to nurture the potential of talented young cricketers. I am so excited to see them being given an opportunity to further enhance their skills in all aspects of cricket. I hope this initiative by Runwal Group is replicated at many more locations.”
Commenting on this initiative Mr Subodh Runwal, Director, Runwal Group said, “We at Runwal Group believe in healthy and active living which is reflected in all our projects. This coaching program at our projects will provide a golden chance for all the young cricketing minds as they will be trained under renowned cricket coaches/players which will also give them a world-class experience and help in producing new champions. It is a great opportunity for kids staying in our residences.”
Commenting on the association Mr Abhishek Shekhawat, General Manager, Franchisee & Game Development at Sports Education Development India Limited said, “We are glad to be associated with Runwal Group and bring such high standards of cricket education and training through Cricket
India Academy’s program. Hopefully, this trend will catch on and more such opportunities are created for children in our cities.”
Runwal Group will provide infrastructure at their projects in terms of the cricket ground. SEDIL shall develop and provide the best guidance and consultative advice regarding best practice cricket infrastructure development at said projects including ground and nets facilities. This program will go even further in fostering and developing the immense young cricketing talent in this country.
These days’ developers are going way beyond from not only providing quality homes but also ensuring healthy and green living through offerings like sports infrastructure, recreational spaces, themed gardens, etc