SGFI ropes in Vengsarkar as chief mentor

Sports Reporter
Saturday, 12 May 2018

Pune: The National School Cricket League (NSCL) which was formally launched by  the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) has roped in former India captain and 1983 World Cup winning team member Dilip Vengsarkar as the ‘Chief Mentor’ during the launch which took place at the Police Gymkhana in Mumbai on Friday.

Pune: The National School Cricket League (NSCL) which was formally launched by  the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) has roped in former India captain and 1983 World Cup winning team member Dilip Vengsarkar as the ‘Chief Mentor’ during the launch which took place at the Police Gymkhana in Mumbai on Friday.

The NSCL, which is SGFI’s maiden venture into cricket, will feature 16 teams drawn from various cities.  It will begin on November 1, 2018, with the final slated for November 11. The trials for the league will be held from July onwards in over 20 select cities.

Vengsarkar who has vast experience in not only scouting talent at grassroot level but also as chief national selector, will be assisting SGFI and will travel to different cities for selections.

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