December 11, 2012
USYCA Affilaite member USA Cricket Academy of NJ is teaming up with the California Cricket Academy on an U-14 tour of India starting on December 18, according to a press release. The tour includes eight games at international and first-class venues and is dedicated to the memory of Shri. Purushottam Patel. During the tour, there will be stops at Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Anand, Nadiad, and Gandhinagar, with the party leaving India on January 3. Rahul Sharma of USA Cricket Academy and Hemant Buch of the California Cricket Academy are organizing the tour's logistics.
The U-14 team roster:
Among the tour's sponsors are Keypoint Credit Union, DreamCricket.com, and individuals such as USYCA Patron of Youth Cricket Michael Gale and Madan Ahluwalia, a lawyer based in Silicon Valley. To assist in tour expenses, more sponsors are needed, however.
"On behalf of the team, we request youth cricket promoters to come forward and donate so these boys can hire services of professional video analyst and physios etc.," said Rahul Sharma.