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May 14, 2018

Sourav Ganguly mentors Pro Star League’s players in Kolkata

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Kolkata, 11th May 2018: Pro Star league, an under-16 cricket tournament which aims to identify and nurture talent at the grassroots, has begun the hunt tor the best upcoming cricketers through a national-level mentor ship camp. The camp In Kolkata began on 27th April and was on till the 11th of May. under the tutelage of The Sourav Ganguly Foundation. The legend himself was present to train the players and teach them the nuances of cricket.

Twenty-four teams from the four zones north, south. east. west. quallfled for the mentor ship phase. The city phase level of the league was simultaneously contested In 10 titles (Mumbal, Jaipur, Pune, Ahmedabad. Chandlgarh, Delhi, Chennai. Hyederabad. Kolkata and Bengaluru) where over 900 schools battled for a once in a lifetime opportunity to be mentored by legends such as Sourav Ganguly, Yuvraaj Singh, VVS Laxman and Zaheer khan.

Pro Star league was formed with a vision to get students back to the playground and develop sport at the grassroots. Founded by two sports enthusiasts Pooja Modi and Neeraj Lulla, the league is built around the philosophy of catching them young.

Speaking on the occasion. Sourav Ganguly said this is a great initiative by Pro Star League to focus on grassroots development of Sports. The Sourav Ganguly Foundation is happy to provide them With the necessary guidance they need to fulfill their vision. The camp has been a rigorous one and l am confident that this will motivate the kids to continue playing cricket and make it a port of their daily routine. Talent. when coupled with an opportunity such as this can go a long way.

The finals of Pro Star League will be aired on Star Sports.
 
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