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Pro Star League's national-level mentorship camp begins today

172   //    21 Apr 2018, 18:16 IST

Mumbai, Apr 21 (PTI) Pro Star League, an under-16 cricket tournament which aims to identify and nurture talent at the grassroots, begin its hunt today for the best upcoming cricketers in India through a national-level mentorship camp.

The camp, which will go on till the first week of May, is supported by School Games Federation of India (SGFI) and in partnership with the VVS Sports Academy, Sourav Ganguly Foundation and Yuvraj Singh Center of Excellence, and Zaheer Khan.

Twenty-Six teams from the four zones north, south, east, west, qualified for the mentorship phase.

The city phase level of the league was simultaneously contested in 10 cities (Mumbai, Jaipur, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Bengaluru) where over 900 schools battled for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be mentored by the legends.

The mentors will select the top 8 teams, who will compete for the Pro Star League title, by heading into the national rounds. Top talent from the camp will also be scouted for the 2018 World School Cricket Cup.

Laxman said, The VVS Sports Academy is happy to be a part of Pro Star League. All the participants in the league are extremely talented. The organizers have done a great job in reaching out to youngsters all over the nation. I am sure some upcoming stars are hidden among these children.

The camps will be held in four cities- Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi and Kolkata

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