BCCI lays the foundation stone of Indoor Cricket Academy in six north-eastern states

New Delhi. To help budding cricket players from the northeastern states, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday laid the foundation stone of indoor cricket training academies in six states. The indoor cricket academies will facilitate players from Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim. These academies will be located in Shillong, Itanagar, Kohima, Aizawl, Imphal and Gangtok.

“I am honored to lay the foundation stone of BCCI's upcoming state-of-the-art indoor training facilities in the North-East,” BCCI Secretary Jay Shah wrote on , one had to travel to the centers of Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai or Ahmedabad. BCCI has also constituted the North-East Cricket Development Committee.

“Our cricketers from six states (Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim) will soon benefit from world-class indoor nets, indoor swimming pool and fitness center for year-round training facility,” Shah wrote. Shah said, “Along with this, the construction of a new pavilion in Mizoram will be exciting for the region in the times to come.” This is a big step towards our vision of enhancing the cricket infrastructure in the region.'' Meanwhile, the BCCI is already in the process of developing a new National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru with expanded fields and facilities.

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