WORKSHOP FOR CURATORS AND GROUNDSMEN

WORKSHOP FOR CURATORS AND GROUNDSMEN- 13th to 15th July’17

VCA conducted a 3-day workshop for pitch curators and groundsmen from 13th to 15th July’17 at VCA, Civil Lines. BCCI approved curators Mr.Pravin Hinganikar & Mr.Dilip Choudhari conducted the workshop.

VCA President Anand Jaiswal in his address laid great emphasis on good wickets and said that curators are a very important of the game, especially in these times of year round cricket.

Vice President Prashant Vaidya also emphasised the role of curators in shaping the careers of young cricketers. A good pitch, he said, Is the heart of the game.

Total 29 candidates including 3 candidates from districts attended the 3-day course and the participants were taken through the whole gamut of wickets and ground preparation and were acclimatised to the working of various ground equipment. It is also decided to continue such workshop on a regular basis so that Nagpur cricket would progress to National and Inter-National level.

Also, VCA will be holding “State level Umpires Seminar” from 18th to 20th July’17. Fifty Umpires from city and districts will be attending the Seminar and ICC Panel Umpire Vineet Kulkarni along with BCCI Panel Umpires Nitin Pandit and Abhijit Deshmukh will be conducting the seminar.