Former Indian cricketer to start Dubai training academy

Academy will groom and train players from UAE schools to compete in international cricket leagues.
By Staff writer
Tue 19 Dec 2017 10:20 AM

Former Indian cricketer, Robin Singh, has announced he will start a Dubai-based cricket academy to identify, encourage and promote young, cricketers from UAE schools.

Singh's RS Sports Academy will also organise the Aster Elite Schools League, which will feature teams from schools across the region competing in a knockout tournament in February 2018.

UAE schools have been invited to participate in the tournament where experts will select players to train further before lining them up for international league rosters, RS Sports Academy said in a statement.

Teams will be ranked “using advanced video analysis and technical performance parameters” and selected students will be mentored and coached by top International coaches and have opportunities to play with international players in leagues and tournaments across the globe, the statement went on to add.

For all the latest business news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.

Last Updated: Tue 19 Dec 2017 09:26 AM GST

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Subscribe to Arabian Business' newsletter to receive the latest breaking news and business stories in Dubai,the UAE and the GCC straight to your inbox.