Middlesex Cricket and Sachin Tendulkar launch the Tendulkar Middlesex Global Academy
Middlesex Cricket is delighted to announce a new partnership with Sachin Tendulkar, the legendary cricketer, which today sees the launch of the “Tendulkar Middlesex Global Academy” (TMGA).
TMGA, a joint venture between Middlesex Cricket and SRT Sports Management Ltd will begin with the launch of its first cricket camp at Merchant Taylor’s School in Northwood from 6-9 August 2018 followed by further camps planned in Mumbai, London and further afield.
The academy will provide young girls and boys between the age of 9 and 14 an opportunity to learn from two of the most respected and renowned institutions in world cricket – Sachin Tendulkar and Middlesex Cricket.
The comprehensive training curriculum developed by the professional coaches at Middlesex and the Master himself will help young and budding cricketers with various aspects of cricket, including insights into athletic development, sport psychology, tactical development and technical modifications. With talent identification at the core of the academy, TMGA will also provide opportunities for talented underprivileged children with 100 scholarships available.
Commenting on the launch of this initiative, Sachin Tendulkar said, “I am delighted to be partnering with Middlesex Cricket on this new venture. The objective is not only to produce good cricketers but also good global citizens of the future. Through this association, Middlesex and I are focused on providing the very best in cricket education, as much as possible, for our students.’
Richard Goatley, CEO of Middlesex Cricket said, “It has been a great privilege over the past six months to work with Sachin Tendulkar and his team in developing what we believe will be the market leading coaching programme in the world. Our established academy programme, twinned with the unique insight, knowledge and ability of the most successful cricketer of all time will provide kids with a unique experience that they will never forget.”