Plans to start 5 more Cricket Academies in Kerala
KOCHI: Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) plans to start 4-5 more state Cricket Academies and district Academies throughout the state this year to train 350 students.
The state Academies would come up at Palakaad, Perinthalmanna, Thalassery, and Wayanad. Fifteen district academies would be started in the state this year, KCA Secretary, T C Mathew, told reporters here.
During last year, two cricket academies-- Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram and two sports hostels at Mannanam, Mutholi were started in which 56 students were trained. The success of the academies has encouraged the association to go to start more academies this year, Mathew said.