Vinod Kambli teamed with Sachin Tendulkar has put together for his academy, that he has launched in collaboration with the English county Middlesex.
Called the Tendulkar-Middlesex Global Academy, the coaching and talent-spotting camps begin from November 1 to 4 at DY Patil Stadium, Nerul, and November 6 to 9 at MIG Club, Bandra, for the age groups seven to 17 and 13 to 18. The camps then move on to Pune from November 12 to 15 and November 17 to 20.
Considering Tendulkar’s stature, he could get the greatest names in the game for the camps, but there’s a bit of a soft corner when it comes to Kambli. “Having Vinod on the cricket field with me will definitely bring back some very special memories,” Tendulkar said.
Kambli, forever an emotional man, called it a “dream-come-true opportunity”. “I immediately said yes when Sachin discussed the idea of coaching together. It’s a great opportunity to go back to the maidans with him and re-live our days there. I hope to teach the kids when Achrekar sir taught us when we were their age. I thank Sachin for showing faith in me,” Kambli leading tabloid.