Former India test player and wicketkeeper Syed Saba Karim launched the Saba Karim Genesis Pro Cricket Centre at the Genesis Global School, Noida, in Delhi NCR, on July 6. The academy offers thoroughly state-of-the-art practice and matchplay facilities. Current test cricket star Virender Sehwag, the chief guest, unveiled a plaque to mark the occasion. Training sessions at the centre were scheduled to commence on July 15.
Speaking at the event, Karim, director of the cricket centre, said: “Together with the infrastructure, it is the work ethic of coaches and the passion of trainees that will shape the future of Indian cricket. We are hopeful the alliance we have formed with Genesis Global School will drive our mission forward.”
Also speaking on the occasion, Sehwag described the cricket centre as exceptional. “It’s great to see a cricket academy like this in Noida. It will benefit aspiring cricketers of this region. I see a synergy in future between Saba Karim Genesis Pro Cricket Centre and the Virender Sehwag Cricket Academy at Jhajjar, Haryana,” he said.Posted in Campus