Always wanted to follow Tendulkar’s footsteps? We’ve found seven cricket academies where you can enroll and take your skills to the next level.
Eat Cricket, Sleep Cricket? These 7 Academies Are Perfect For You
Sehwag Cricket Academy
This academy has centres all over Delhi NCR as well as in other cities of India and has also tied up with the Hind Cricket club. They have a structured schedule, tournaments, practices, and sessions with talented sportspersons. They train students between the ages of five to 17.
Their Lajpat Nagar centre has sessions on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; and the ones in Janakpuri and Gurgaon have practices on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Sehwag Cricket Academy's three centres in Delhi-NCR are:
Centre 1 - Kunskapsskolan, 1122, Block A, DLF Phase-I, Gurgaon, Haryana.
Centre 2 - SS Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar New Delhi, Delhi 110024.
Centre 3 - Sumermal Jain Public School, B-2, Dharam Marg, Janakpuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110058.
Madan Lal Cricket Academy
Determined to create a better future for cricketers in India, the renowned former Indian Test Cricketer Mr. Madan Lal plays the role of a coach in this academy. They also organise summer camps, but without hostel facilities. The academic days are Thursday, Friday and Saturday (3 pm- 6:30 pm) Sunday (8 am – 11 am) for a fee of INR 25,000 per month. The age for admission is open for children from seven-16 years and above 16 years is on a trial basis.
Apart from their centre in Siri Fort, Madan Lal Cricket Academy also has a centre in Greater Noida which is located at:
Gaur City Sports Complex, Gaur City 1, Sector 4, Greater Noida West, Uttar Pradesh 201009.
Ace Cricket Academy
Doing a brilliant job for the past six years, ACA has personal physical trainers, regular tournaments and structured curriculum. They have also been organising Ace Cricket Tournament since the last two years for children under 14 and for 16 year old. During summers their timings are 5pm – 7pm and during winters 3.30pm – 5.30pm. The admission fee for regular coaching is INR 2,000 and INR 15,000 per month. And for private coaching it is INR 5,000 per month.
Turf Sports Management
Turf Sports Management not only has its board in major educational institutes but also has excellency in organizing sports events. It believes in a fit and healthy lifestyle and promises to hone the skills of talented youngsters.
The registration starts at INR 2,000 and the quarterly fee starts at INR 4,000.
Dronacharya Cricket Foundation
Dronacharya Cricket Foundation has the best infrastructure of four turf pitches and one Astro-cement pitch for the beginners. Their admission fee for regular coaching is INR 3,000 one time and INR 2,000 per month with one set of uniforms. And for private coaching - INR 30,000 for 4 weeks, INR 50,000 for 8 weeks and INR 70,000 for 12 weeks.
This academy has two other centres in Noida, along with the one in Vivek Vihar. The Noida centres are:
1. Gyanshree School, Plot No 3 & 4, Noida Expressway, Sector 127, Noida, Uttar Pradesh - 201304.2. Sapphire International School, Sector 70, Noida, Uttar Pradesh - 201304.
West Delhi Cricket Academy
They start admitting kids from the age of 7. For children between the age of 14 - 18, admission is only on the basis of trials, while admission for younger kids is direct without any trials. They have three other centers in Delhi apart from the one in Paschim Vihar. These are:
1. S.D Public Sschool, Furniture Market, Kirtinagar, New Delhi - 110015.
2. DDA Hari Nagar Sports Complex, Harinagar, New Delhi - 110064.
3. DDA Sports Complex, SEC-XI Dwarka, Near Sec-10 (Main Market).
Striker Sports Academy
The provide pickup services from the nearest metro station and even from your home. They have exclusive indoor turf pitches, automated boxing machines and dedicated award winning coaches and fitness trainers. They are located in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad. Their fee packages start from INR 3000/month.