Bahrain: Kiran More ‘s Cricket Clinic from Jun 24 to Jul 14


by RONALD D.F.D’SOUZA
Daijiworld Network Bahrain 

Bahrain, May 10: Young cricket lovers in Bahrain will have the opportunity to learn skills under former Indian wicketkeeper Kiran More.

The cricketer who was in the national team from 1984 to 1993 and was later selection board chairman, will conduct a clinic for school students from June 24 to July 14.

More, who is known as a tough taskmaster will personally train youngsters in various aspects of cricket, it was announced at a Press conference at the Indian School.

Kiran more  began  his career  playing  several  matches  representing  the  India under  - 19  team and  also  played  first class cricket  for Baroda  in the Ranji  trophy . More  has played  in 49 tests  , scoring  1285 runs  and  taking  110 catches  with  20 stumpings . He made his one day international debut against England in 1984 and since then has played in 94 ODIs. He  has  also  appeared  in Two  cricket world cups.  He has   also served  as a vice captain  of the Indian  team  in 1990 . During  his tenure  as the Chairman  of the selection  Committee  of BCCI , he  encouraged  and promoted  many young  cricketers  by creating  a room  for them in the Indian cricket team . It was proved a boon when India won the Twenty 20 cup with bunch of young players.

Students interested  in joining  the programe  may register  their  name  with Mukunda Warrier  - HOD –PE  on or before  10th may  2009  with  a payment  of BD.30 / month  per student. The registration  date may extended  for the another  week.



Students of other schools of any nationality who wish to join the programe may register their name with a  payment of BD 45/ - per student. 

For further informaion please  contact  the  Hon. Secretary  Chandrakanth  Shetty   on 39838089 or the  Sports  Committee Convener  Moni Odickandathil  on 39668326

  

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  • A. Alvares, Bajpe, Bahrain

    Mon, May 11 2009

    Kiran More is quite a good wicket-keeper that represented India, both in tests and one-dayers. Further, he was a good lower order batsman, who scored seven half centuries in tests. I wish to commend the present Indian School Committee for inviting Kiran More to preside over the Kiran More''s Clinic from 27th June to 14th July 2009.

    They have done a very commendable job and my hats off to them. I would also like to congratulate and commend my friend of many years, Mr. Chandrakant Shetty, for his enthusiasm and effervesence in volunteering and extending his cooperation in many good and noble causes. Mr. Shetty is a very selfless person and I am sure he is involving himself in various causes for the sake of doing social work and earning a good name.

    However, I personally feel that Mr. Shetty''s eagerness should not be just limited to cricket, but other sporting activities and worthy causes. Jai Hind.

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  • Richard , Bajpe/Bahrain

    Sun, May 10 2009

    India is a cricket crazy country. Even though we are away from our country we are still mad about cricket. This shows by bringing Kiran More here to give tips to Indian children’s living in Bahrain. Congrats!! to the Indian School committee. We wish you may arrange many more of these kind programs where the Indian community living in Bahrain may benefit.

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