INDIANAPOLIS, SEPT 26 : Indiana Youth Cricket Association (INYCA) organized a cricket demonstration at 2nd annual “Indy Sister City Fest” organized by the Mayor’s Office of International and Cultural Affairs of Indianapolis.
Cricket demonstration was one of the exciting parts of the World Sport Park festivities during this event in downtown Indianapolis where cricket interest is rapidly growing in Indiana.
INYCA was invited to be part of this event where world sports were introduced to visitors and youths as attendees and guests had the opportunity to try their hands at cricket without their age and knowledge barriers.
Local Indy Legends Cricket Club members, Parag Pandya, President, Dhaval Patel and Vivek Patel, who are also Indiana certified cricket coaches, led the mini camp with the real game excitements which can challenge any one of any age at the Park.
Parag Pandya and Dhaval Patel said “Events like these are great way to promote Cricket here in Indianapolis along with youth cricket activities. It was an amazing experience for us to be part of the Indianapolis Sister Cities International Festival. We got an opportunity to educate and demonstrate people from various ethnicity about Cricket. We saw lot of enthusiasm in the folks who visited the cricket booth to learn this game. If we continue to have events like these I am sure we will take this game to the next stage. We would love to be a part of this next year. Thanks for inviting us.”
Jatin Patel said “Such events help our mission to educate and promote game awareness for the locals, as it gives a great opportunity for those who have never been exposed to the sport cricket to learn. With the many young volunteers with the cricket playing experience like Parag Pandya, Dhaval Patel and Vivek Patel. Indiana is on right track for the future Expansions in cricket.
INYCA would also like to thank USYCA for providing cricket sets to promote cricket in schools here in Indiana and special Thanks to Mayor Gregory A. Ballard and City of Indianapolis for providing opportunities for Sport cricket.
Cricket was also part of the inaugural Indianapolis Sister Cities International Festival during 2012