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GEMS Modern Academy and GEMS International School embarks on exciting innings with CricKingdom by Rohit Sharma

CricKingdom and GEMS Education have collaborated to set up Cricket Development Programs and Academies at GEMS Modern Academy, South City II and GEMS International School in Palam Vihar, Gurugram (Haryana). Rohit Sharma, the national cricket player has joined hands with the institution to set up the program with schools.

The partnership between Rohit Sharma, CricKingdom & GEMS Education will work towards developing regular cricket academy programs during and after school hours. Moksha Sports team led by Mr. Rahul Dudeja will oversee the operations being CricKingdom’s operating partner for the Delhi NCR region.

The new academy will further include students exchange program, coaches exchange program, international tours/tournaments, schools’ program, specialised camps and clinics and celebrity coaches and players access. This will also include a unique, state of the art, best in class set-up unlike the run-of-the-mill academies and it would ensure that youngsters will be groomed and trained under renowned coaches. The trainees will be put through a holistic program and the progress of every individual would be monitored by experts and their performances throughout the training period would be evaluated on a regular basis.

Brian Fernandes- GEMS Education Director Finance & Business Planning said, “GEMS Schools all around the world pursue excellence and our association with Rohit Sharma, CricKingdom for GEMS Schools in Gurgaon is the step in this direction. We stand firm in our commitment to bring quality education within the reach of every learner. The Rohit Sharma, CricKingdom Academy at GEMS Modern Academy Gurgaon and GEMS International School Gurgaon will immensely benefit Gurgaon students who wish to pursue professional cricket from school level.”

Chetan Suryawanshi – CricKingdom CEO who was also Singapore Cricket Team captain for 10 years said “CricKingdom is a platform that connects cricket, players, coaches and students in an integrated ecosystem that drives seamless engagement, interaction, learning and transaction. CricKingdom will remove inefficiencies that exist today, making every user’s experience productive and delightful. Through CricKingdom, everyone including players, administrators as well as parents will have complete visibility on the progress of their ward making it more transparent and impactful.”

Parag Dahiwal – VP Global Expansions & Strategic Partnerships with CricKingdom said, “We want the kids to start playing cricket at the early age of 5, where they build the muscle memory and develop soon to be a feeder for the districts, state and national sides. We can promote cricket in GEMS Schools through the tailored annual curriculum, in-house mobile app for training & tracking and global access to CricKingdom academies. The amazing team of GEMS Schools with CricKingdom’s experience in running the best in class cricket development operations would definitely make this come true.”

GEMS Education is claimed to be the world’s largest K-12 education provider born out of UAE which runs more than 190 award-winning schools around the world.

CricKingdom currently has academies in more than 11 countries and over 20+ cricket academies operational at present, they are all set to expand globally with a vision to spread cricket awareness in a holistic, methodological way that includes the Tier 1, 2 & 3 countries in the world.

The new program will provide master class sessions to students and players with renowned celebrity players and coaches, subject to their availability.

(The release was originally provided by the school)

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