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Cricket in Ahmedabad

Gujarat, one of the fast developing states in the country also has best infrastructure for sports and has developed some best sporting personalities in the field of cricket as well. The center of business, Ahmedabad has been a focal point for development of both business and cricket. The city has some best cricket stadiums, cricket academies and good number of cricket clubs nurturing the future stars in cricket.

Cricket Coaching Ahmedabad

The Motera Stadium or the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad is one of the biggest stadiums in India with a seating capacity of 54000. Before 1982 when Sardar Patel Stadium was not built, international matches were played at Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation's stadium located in Navrangpura area of the city. Apart from these two stadiums there are also Motera Stadium, Sagabhai Stadium and other small stadiums in the city. Gujarat Cricket Association governs all the cricketing activities in Gujarat. The association conducts tournament right from grass root level including Under-13, 15, 17, 19, 22 and 25 categories and also international games.

Cricket Clubs in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad has many cricket clubs more than hundred but only a few clubs are famous. The three main teams that play for the Ranji trophy from Gujarat are the Gujarat Cricket Team, the Baroda cricket team and Saurashtra cricket team. Apart from these three teams there are also local cricket clubs that play leagues and other matches. The other popular clubs present in the city are The Karnavati Club, The RP Club, the FSR club and the RJ Club. Also there are other clubs like Sports Club Of Gujarat Limited, the Rifle Club in Khanpur, the Gujarat Cricket Association Club House in Motera, the GCA Club House in Sabarmati are also famous. These clubs are providing excellent infrastructure and also best training and coaching for young aspirants of cricket. Also these clubs conduct frequent matches and leagues to bring out and find new local talented players. 

Cricket Coaching in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad has some cricket coaching camps which have been providing services from decades.
Here are the details of reputed cricket coaching camps in Ahmedabad:

Famous Cricket Academy in Ahmedabad

Gujarat Cricket Coaching Camp
Founded: 1987
Address: HL College of Commerce, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
Coaches: Jayprakash Patel, Jayant Antani, Kishore Trivedi
Facilities: Physical Training, Turf Wicket, Concrete Wicket, Playing Kit
For Age Group: U14, U16, U19 & Seniors
Fees: Rs.350/- for 6 months, Free for children of Ex-Ranji player, Free coaching for financially weak candidates

Kiran Brahmbhatt Cricket Coaching Camp
Founded: 2000
Address: MG Science College, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
Coaches: Kiran Brahmbhatt, Pravin Desai, Dhiren Gajjar, Rohit Shah, Govind Panchasara,
Facilities: Physical Training, Matting Wicket,Bowling Machine, Playing Kit, Concrete Wicket
For Age Group: 3-20 Years
Fees: Rs.1500/- per year

Sardar Patel Institute of Sports
Founded: 1979
Address: Sardar Patel Stadium, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
Coaches: , Vibhakar Desai, Kalpesh Patdiwala, Deepak Shodhan
Facilities: Physical Training, Concrete Wicket, Matting Wicket, Playing Kit
For Age Group: 5-19 years
Fees: Rs.200/- per month

Ranjee Cricket Coaching Camp
Founded: 1977
Address: MG Science College, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
Facilities: Physical Training, Playing Kit, Concrete Wicket
For Age Group: 4-18 years
Fees: Rs.350 for 3 month (Below 9 Years), Rs.450/- for 3 month (Above 9 Years)

Apart from training players Gujarat Cricket Association is also has taken an initiative to train upcoming and aspiring cricket umpires. The training is provided by international umpire Mr. Amish Saheba who has international exposure.

Cricketers from Ahmedabad

Cricketer from AhmedabadAhmedabad also has produced some of the finest cricketers over the decade who became inspiration for the next generation players.

Ahmedabad is one place that has converted 'Gully Cricket' to 'Global Cricket'. With every street buzzing with young players playing their passion, Ahmedabad has made their dreams come true on an international platform.

Parthiv Patel, who has played for Indian national team as a wicket keeper and batsman was born and brought up in Ahmedabad.

Cricketer from Ahmedabad
Smit Kamleshbhai Patel played for the Smit Kamleshbhai Patel India Under-19 cricket team and also plays for Gujarat List A matches.

These players, with their spell-binding performances have inspired more talent to come forward and polish their talent to earn name for the nation.

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