Cricket World – A delegation of leading Indian businessmen led by owners of Kerala Kings team from the UAE met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday at his office with a proposal to set up the world’s first T10 Cricket Academy in Trivandrum.

Summary

  • A delegation of leading Indian businessmen led by owners of Kerala Kings team from the UAE met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday at his office with a proposal to set up the world’s first T10 Cricket Academy in Trivandrum.
  • The delegation, led by Dr Shafi Ul Mulk, Chairman of Mulk Healthcare and co-owner of Kerala Kings team that won the first-ever international T10 tournament held in Sharjah also discussed with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan a road map to conduct T10 cricket league matches across the state to spot cricketing talents and enroll them into the proposed UAE Cricket Academy.
  • The UAE delegation, which included the chairman of World Malayalee Council Issac John, presented the Chief Minister a replica of the champion’s trophy won by Kerala Kings.
  • “These initiatives are aimed at enabling talented youth of the state to gain confidence and international exposure through playing with cricketing stars, and eventually make them part of Kerala Kings and other T10 franchise teams,” said Dr Mulk.
  • Dr Mulk added: “As part of our CSR initiatives, we are ready to provide cricketers from Kerala and from across India permanent jobs with residency status to make them qualify to represent the UAE at international tournaments.”


Read more…