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The BCCI has organised a camp for aspiring cricketers from the North-East states at the NCA

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah has stated that the board will search for players from the North-East regions and will not miss out on any opportunities to bring in new talent. The National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru will soon hold a camp for aspiring cricketers from the north-eastern regions in order to help them develop their skill set.

The players will be provided with the greatest infrastructural facilities, and roughly 150 cricketers from Mizoram, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, and Sikkim will be a part of the camp, which will be led by NCA head and India’s veteran cricketer VVS Laxman. 25 players from each area were chosen for the camp based on their performances in the Cooch Behar Trophy up to the quarter-finals (U-19).

According to rumours, the players will be trained by renowned instructors, one of which is Troy Cooley, who will serve as the bowling coach. The batting coach will be Hrishikesh Kanitkar, who guided the U19 Indian squad to a title win, and the spinners will be tutored by Sairaj Bahutule, a former India spinner.

While the BCCI has not specified the duration of the camp, it is understood that the NCA has scheduled a number of coaching programmes, including U19 Zonal Cricket Academy camps in Surat and Vijaywada, to name a few.