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NCA conducts Level-B re-certification program for coaches

BCCI-CA partner for the training program

The National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru conducted a refresher course for the existing accredited coaches of BCCI in conjunction with Cricket Australia.

Both Boards partnered to conduct this course as part of their initiative of exchange programs. CA deputed their faculty to conduct the Level 2 coaching courses at the NCA from March 21 to April 1, 2017. It was conducted in two batches. The first batch comprising 20 women coaches was held from March 21 to 25, 2017 while the second comprising 23 men coaches was held from March 27 to 31, 2017.

The opening session of the program detailed the approach and methodology in coaching, which has seen a paradigm shift and this proves that the initiative to update the coaches on the contemporary methodologies is a move in the right direction. The curriculum stressed upon the importance of exchanging information and widening the knowledge base by way of multiple interactions with the coaches. Areas like principles of coaching, communication, bio mechanics, various aspects of the game, leadership and sports psychology were covered.

Coaches from various Associations attended the program which was conducted by Jeff Thompson, Mark Cameron, Jonothan Connar, Lindsay Flinn and John Hayes along with WV Raman (Head Coach Batting, NCA) and Narendra Hirwani (Head Coach, Spin Bowling, NCA). Practical assessment of the participants too was done at the end of the course.


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BCCI Medical Team releases update on Player status

Virat Kohli to undergo rehabilitation after sustaining an injury to his right shoulder

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BCCI Medical Team releases update on Player status

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Medical Team on Friday released an update on the fitness status of some of the players at the end of India’s successful international home season 2016-17.

Mr. Virat Kohli – The Indian Captain will undergo rehabilitation after sustaining an injury to his right shoulder. His recovery will be assessed in the second week of April to determine an exact return to play date for IPL 2017.

Mr. Rohit Sharma & Mr. Hardik Pandya - have been declared fit to play competitive cricket. They will be available for IPL 2017.

Mr. K Lokesh Rahul – The opening batsman is likely to undergo surgery of his left shoulder and may not be available for IPL 2017 season during which he will have to complete his rehabilitation.

Mr. R Ashwin – The all-rounder has reported groin pain and has been advised 6-8 weeks of rehabilitation, which he will undergo and hence will not be available for the upcoming IPL season.

Mr. M Vijay – The Indian opener will require surgery to his right wrist and also undergo rehabilitation for his left shoulder and hence may not be able to participate in IPL 2017.

Mr. R Jadeja & Mr. Umesh Yadav - have been advised rest for 2 weeks to recuperate. Mr. R Jadeja has issues with the spinning finger & Mr. Umesh Yadav has right hip and lower back soreness and they will recover during the initial phase when their respective teams will play their first and second match of IPL 2017.



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