Five Indian subcontinent teenagers in Cricket Victoria’s Under 17 elite players

The program aims to identify and prepare players for the next levels of elite game

There are two Indian-origin players amongst the 44 players selected in the 2023-24 Under 17 Male Emerging Players Program.

  • 2023-24 Vic Country U17 Male Emerging Players Squad: Tanush Nandini (Ringwood)
  • 2023-24 Vic Metro U17 Male Emerging Players Squad: Aryan Sharma, Aayan Nadeem, Reyaan Farooq and Gurbir Singh

Cricket Victoria’s Emerging Players programs will utilise a mixture of Cricket Performance staff and Victorian Premier Cricket coaches to lead the program.

The program aims to identify and prepare players for the next levels of elite cricket.

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Cricket Victoria said in a statement:

“It will see players training under the eye of CV HP Coaching Staff on Sundays and Tuesdays throughout pre-season to improve their game technically, tactically, physically, and mentally.”

The pre-season phase of the Emerging U17 squad will commence on 23 July. While some matches will be played during the September school holidays leading to the trial games in October 2023.

The Victorian Country / Victorian Metro U17 Teams will be selected in November 2023 ahead of the National Championships from 4 – 11 January 2024 in regional Victoria.

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