Madan Lal Cricket Academy, which was founded in 1998 by the legendary cricketer himself, is one of the best academy in National Capital region. It has 3 turf and 3 cements wickets with other basic facilities as well. According to Madan Lal, they have kept the strength of academy around 200 boys as this help them in concentrating on every aspect of their game. There are several upcoming cricketers who have already represented their state at various junior categories.
The students of this academy are made to play in various leading tournaments across the country. Apart from Madan Lal, there are around four to five coaches who looks after the young lads. These coaches have been trained by the former Indian cricketer himself. The best part about Madan Lal Cricket Academy is that they are also providing coaching to underprivileged kids that too free of cost. There is a system in place wherein fifteen percent of the admission quota is reserved for students who can’t afford fee and other basic necessities. The academy takes care of each and every requirement for such students. Crictoday spoke to some of the students in order to get fair idea about the academy and its functionalities. Here are the excerpts...
Neeraj – He is representing Himachal Pradesh in Under-23 category and was quite vocal in his praise for the Madan Lal Cricket Academy. According to him, this is by far the best place he has seen in his career so far. The tips given by Madan Lal and his coaches has made this academy a heaven for the budding cricketers.
Nishant - The individual attention given by Madan Lal and coaches has impressed Nishant a lot. He has represented Delhi in Under-19 category and wants to be part of the academy for many more years.
Rating – This place is a perfect fit for the upcoming cricketers because of its principal of giving proper guidance to every student. Apart from this, Madan Lal has got lot of experience as a player which benefits budding cricketers of the academy. Crictoday gives them 4 out of 5.