Marylebone cricketer trains Bilaliya Educational Institute kids


Srinagar, Dec 5: An associate member of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has trained the Bilaliya Educational Institute students with the basics of cricket here for last 10 days.
 Jeremy Withers Green, an associate member of MCC, formerly governing body of cricket and known as having final word rules of the game has been training Bilaliya students from last 10 days.
 Marylebone Cricket Club is a cricket club in London founded in 1787. It is the world's biggest cricket brand. It owns, and is based at, Lord's Cricket Ground in St John's Wood, London NW8. MCC was formerly the governing body of cricket both in England and Wales as well as worldwide. In 1993 many of its global functions were transferred to the International Cricket Council (ICC) and its English governance passed to the Test and County Cricket Board (TCCB) at the same time.
 Introduced to the institute by Justine Hardy, MCC member was attracted by the enthusiasm of the Bilaliya kids and decided to volunteer to train for next 10 days. From November 26 he has been spending hours with the students of the Institute and was impressed with their progress.
 “I had come to Kashmir on a holiday. However after seeing the dedication and enthusiasm of these kids towards the game, my whole plan got changed. I decided to train them whatever knowledge I have of the game,” said Jeremy.
  “It was nice perfect way to see their progress. The match atmosphere is different from practice and it is better way of assessing the progress. They have progressed well and they have pleased me,” he said.
 Giving details about the institute Chairman Bilaliya Educational Institute, Manzoor Wangnoo said, “We started with a humble beginning with just 68 students in 2005 after the earthquake and our family has today grown to 387 students. The students are being taught moral ethics and human values with guidance from renowned personalities”.
 He said that apart from general, moral and spiritual education he wants kids of his institute to do well in physical education and sports activities as well.
 “Our students are competing in various sports and Physical education programs at inter school and district levels to ensure high standards of physical education and competitiveness and in this connection we were lucky enough to meet Jeremy Withers Green though Justine Hardy and our students were given cricket coaching from November 26 to December 5,” he said.
 “My dream is to see some of the boys playing at national and international level cricket in the near future. We believe that overall development of students will make them fit in all fields,” he said.
 Later Chairman Bilaliya Educational Institute thanked Justine Hardy for organising the coaching and to bring Jeremy Withers Green here in Srinagar. He also presented a special memento to Jeremy at the end of concluding function.

Lastupdate on : Wed, 5 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 5 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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