Sports - Punjab
Now Harbhajan willing to set up Cricket Academy in HP
Chandigarh, Oct 11, 2013 (Balbir Singh)
Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh is poised to join hands with Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association to set up a cricket academy in Himachal Pradesh. Harbhajan Singh announced to open his second institute of cricket in association with HPCA. He is already running his first cricket institute in Jalandhar.
HPCA’s is having a state- of- art cricketing facility for training and competitions, including internationals. Earlier, Yuvraj Singh has expressed his desires to his cricket academy in Himachal Pradesh in association with HPCA. These academies will improve the standards of cricketing talent across the region.
Commenting on the move, Harbhajan Singh said, “HPCA is the best in class facilities available to cricketers in Himachal Pradesh. I am certain that cricket enthusiasts all over the region will soon benefit from the cricket academy that I plan to setup there.”
“I and my team will make sure to bring in the best cricketing facilities to nurture the talent and a dedicated set of coaches to groom the talent in right direction.”
Mr. Anurag Thakur, MP Lok Sabha and President HPCA said “it is indeed a proud moment for all of us at HPCA to associate ourselves with world class cricketers namely Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj.”