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Recently Cricket India Academy signed a partnership agreement with Pramanik Panthers which is owned by Pramanik Retails Pvt. Ltd. We are very exciting about this partnership and will bring you updates on the proceedings. Under this partnership the players of Paramanik Panthers will train and work on their fitness under the supervision of experts of the Cricket India Academy.
The press release of the agreement between Cricket India Academy and Pramanik Panthers is given below.
Mumbai, 10 September 2011: Cricket India Academy has signed a franchise agreement as coaching partner with Pramanik Panthers, owned by Pramanik Retail Pvt Ltd for the Vagad Premier League 2012 tournament. The tournament will be held at Kalina ground in Mumbai from January to March 2012.
Through the partnership, Cricket India Academy will provide coaching, planning and fitness expertise to assist the Panthers to make an impact in their very first year. Experienced coach Mr. Sandesh Kawle, Assistant Coach to the Air India Cricket Team, has been appointed as the Head Coach and will be responsible for the on-ground performance of the team while Kohinoor Hospital will provide fitness and physiotherapy support.
The Vagad Premier League organized by Vagad Kala Kendra is a prestigious community tournament which has been held at Kalina for the past three years. The 2012 edition will be expanded to 10 teams and Pramanik Panthers will be one of them.
Mrs. Hetal Rajesh Gala, owner of Pramanik Panthers, says, “We are a new team and I am very keen that we get a good start and establish ourselves quickly. Cricket India Academy’s expertise in program planning and coaching will help us to provide a quality based and enjoyable training program for my team’s first year.”
Martin Gleeson, Chief Executive Officer Sports Education Development India Ltd said, “We are very pleased to be working with the Pramanik Panthers. Our experience and expertise is growing quickly and this partnership will focus on preparing the players in the best way possible including their skill development, match strategy as well as fitness, rehabilitation and nutrition advice.”
The Pramanik Panthers have already commenced their pre-season training program with a fitness focus before outdoor skill development sessions commence this month. Keeping in mind the medical support required, the enterprise has drawn upon the expertise of Kohinoor Hospital to keep a check on the physical fitness and physiotherapy required for the players.
Cricket India Academy (CIA) is the cricket division of Sports Education Development India Ltd (SEDIL), a joint partnership between Kohinoor Group and Podar Enterprise. It is responsible for the day to day management and operations of all cricket activities.
Cricket Education Program delivered exclusively by CIA in India, has been specially developed by Cricket Australia drawing on the experience of running school level and age-specific development programs across Australia. The program has a foundation of competency based training and engages children in cricket development activities and learning, in addition to their regular schooling.
Kohinoor Hospital is a part of the well-known Kohinoor Group. Kohinoor Hospital is Asia’s first hospital to be awarded Platinum Rating under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – LEED Green Building Rating System. It has world-class equipment and uses the latest technology. The hospital also has highly qualified expert consultant doctors with vast experience. It consistently strives to create an ascending benchmark for service excellence in healthcare.
Pramanik Panthers is owned by Pramanik Retail Pvt Ltd promoted by the Palai Group. Palai Group is based in Mumbai and has business interests in Retail, Garments, Exports, Construction and Energy.
For more information contact:
Ritika Shah – Corporate Communications
Devjeet Chakraborty – Sports Education Development India Ltd
+91 9320 176 906