Royal Challengers – KSCA Academy inaugurated at Mangalore
The Royal Challengers-Karnataka State Cricket Association Cricket Academy was inaugurated at the Sahyadri College campus in Mangalore on Monday, December 10th.
Pro-Chancellore of Nitte University Dr. M Shantharam Shetty did the honours with KSCA President Anil Kumble, KSCA’s Honorary Secretary Javagal Srinath, former India wicket keeper Syed Kirmani and VP-Commercial Operations and Cricket Academy at Royal Challengers Bangalore Russell Adams in attendance.
The Academy will provide facilities such as coaching, turf wickets, a bowling machine, video analysis and an international standard cricketing infrastructure for aspiring cricketers. This is a fruition of a long term plan put in place by Anil Kumble and his team at the KSCA.
Youngsters will have a coach present to teach them four days a week while at the same time, steps will be taken to ensure their studies are not affected.
The dignitaries also carried out the foundation laying ceremony of a proposed cricket pavilion while it was added that Mangalore could boast of an international standard cricket stadium if 25 acres of land were procured.