Venkatesh Prasad To Groom Cricketers At Ekana Academy
Venkatesh Prasad (Image Credits: Twitter)

Last Update on: June 8th, 2022 at 12:35 pm

Ekana International Academy will be begun in the capital city Lucknow to plan new seedlings of cricket players. It will be initiated on June 12 at the K Ekana International Stadium and will be headed by Venkatesh Prasad, the former pace bowler of the Indian cricket team. 

Addressing a press conference, cricketers Venkatesh Prasad and Gyanendra Pandey, and Ritwik Sinha (son of Ekana CMD Uday Sinha said that initially, the academy would offer evening sessions (4 pm onwards) 

Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow
Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow (Image Credit: Twitter)

Former Ranji Players To Provide Assistance To Venkatesh Prasad

Numerous former Ranji players accept that this will offer a chance to the players of Uttar Pradesh as well as the nation and abroad to push ahead. Former cricketers Gyanendra Pandey and Jacob Martin likewise be given liabilities to help Venkatesh Prasad at the Ekana International Academy.

Jacob Martin (Image Credits: Twitter)
Jacob Martin (Image Credits: Twitter)

Aside from this, there will likewise be a group of mentors like KB Pawan M Vinod, Asif Khan, and Deependar Pandey, physio Jai Prakash, and clinical specialists. Yoga educators, analysts, and dieticians will likewise deliver their administrations at the foundation. Venkatesh Prasad has taken a sum of 948 wickets in his cricket profession.

Uday Sinha Confident About Venkatesh Prasad As A Coach

Prasad played his last international match in October 2001. Uday Sinha, Managing Director, Ekana Sports City, says that Prasad has had an extraordinary encounter as a cricketer and mentor and we are confident that the learners visiting Ekana Academy will actually want to capitalize on his experience. 

Venkatesh Prasad
Venkatesh Prasad. Image-Twitter

Endeavors are additionally being made to associate the best former players from the nation and abroad for multi-layered preparing in the foundation. He said that separated from preparing in Ikana, significant level game plans would be made for convenience and nourishment for the students. Lodging for 250 players and 40 flats for learners are ready in the arena premises itself. 

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