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Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar joins hands with Middlesex to launch a new cricket academy

Former Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, in association with Middlesex Cricket, has announced to launch ‘Tendulkar Middlesex Global Academy’ (TMGA). The academy will provide coaching for nine to 14-year-olds.

A joint venture between SRT Sports Management Ltd and Middlesex Cricket, Tendulkar Middlesex Global Academy will aim at providing cricket coaching for 9-14 year olds.

The academy will begin with the launch of its first cricket camp at Merchant Taylor’s School, Northwood from August 6, 2018 till August 9, 2018 followed by other locations in Mumbai and London. The academy will also provide 100 per cent scholarship to talented underprivileged children.

“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,” said the 45 year-old veteran cricketer.

On the other hand, Tendulkar Middlesex Global Academy CEO Richard Goatley 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.”

He added, “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.”

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