The USA Cricket Academy has announced its Under-17 and Under-19 teams for an 18-day tour of India to play matches at different international venues. The teams will be leaving for India tomorrow. The American colts are excited and roaring to put up their display on the tour.
This is an official USA youth tour as American team is in preparation for the ICC U-19 World Cup Qualifier in July, 2015. The tour to India will provide an opportunity to the American young cricketers to hon their skills and gain experience and confidence while playing matches in India.
A group of 40+ official members of USA cricket academy, which includes 34 elite players selected from the 14 different states and will be joined by five reputed and experienced coaches and two team management administrators are scheduled to complete entire tour with many games and coaching sessions on agenda. while many other parents to join the tour for their love ones and support the team.
USA Cricket Academy Management joint statement remarks, “This tour will provide great chance and the best opportunities for our players to play at the best pitches to get International cricket experience with Strongest challenge from the most talented local players and teams. Tour will help our elite players to gain more confidence with vital experience as many players have played National, ICC Americas & International cricket. This tour will provide the right platform for all players to become professional and stay on top for the all future cricket events in USA.
Send off party and appreciation event for all players, coaches and parents was held on December13 at the TV Asia campus. The Academy management and many others where present during this event to appreciate player’s achievement, also appreciation for the parents, partners and many supporters. Daylong event concluded with the two-hour final coaching session for the players with all coaches and management personals were on site to help players and parents with their final concerns for the tour.
USA Cricket Academy’s official partner TV Asia hosted appreciation event at the TV Asia studio where players experienced first glimpse at press conference and interviews, which continued with the parent(s) expectations and thoughts for the tour. Ball-by-ball commentary and score card coverage for the Entire tour will be provided by our official partner www.chauka.in. While other official partners newyorkcricket.com and Sportswire4u.blogspot.com will provide media coverage for the tour. Other Tour Partners: Dallas Youth cricket League, Bat & Ball Academy, AA Sports.
U19 Team: Gauranshu Sharma, Sagar Patel, Reynold D. Macwan, Arjun Patel, Vivek Barbhaiya, Karanjit Singh, Karan Patel, Lijo Mazhuvanchery, Mario Prasaud, Derik Narine, Kush Ganji, Jafar Shabuddin, Akshay Patel, Elliot D. Bedessee, Gaurav Patankar, Jwal Shelat
U17 Team: Aman Patel, Sahil Patel, Advait Manur, Harish Easwar, Parsh Jain, Abhi Timbawala, Praneel Jadav, Jan Schueler, Richard Ramrattan, Raymond Ramrattan, Kishan Das, Sanjay Jonathan, Akil Ponnambalam, Pradeep Ravi, Rohan Arvindh, Amol Lotia, Sam Kamlesh Das
Management Team (as in Picture from Left to right)
Linden Fraser – Head Coach, Malika Frank – Psy Coach, JP Singh – Manager, Sarvesh Kumar – VP Business Development, Ashok Patel – President & Founder, Chubby Bedessee – Partner, Rahul Sharma – Global Operations Manager, Jatin Patel – Global Development Manager, Salimbhai – Partner & Owner of Bat & Ball Academy.
Not in Picture: Earl Daley – Senior Coach, John Wesley King – USA National Selector, Mukesh Patel – Coach.
The USA Cricket Academy, resumes its youth cricket International tours with the 2014-15 grand tour of India for U17 & U19 teams. Academy is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization in USA Winner of the Best Junior Development Initiative, ICC Global Award in 2003.
Over the years USA Cricket Academy with the vision “BUILDING GREAT CRICKET PROFESSIONALS” has a long and distinguished association with the USA junior Cricket teams like U13 team to Barbados in 2003. Four Under 18 teams to Trinidad, U15 & U19 teams to Wales. Four U19 teams to the sir Garfield Sobers Tournament in Barbados. also U18 team tour to India & Sri Lanka during 2006.