Laxman announces launch of second cricket academy



Former India cricketer VVS Laxman has announced the launch of his second cricket academy at Hyderabad. The dashing middle order batsman has planned two more, which are expected to be opened by next summer. Other than regular training, the VVS Sports Academies also conduct special summer and winter training camps for young aspirants.

The training session at the academy would begin with the start of summer camp from April 3, Laxman told reporters.The first academy at Srinidhi school in the city has been going on with about 90 trainees, said the right-handed batsman.

Laxman said two more institutions are planned to be launched in different parts of the city by summer of next year to reduce travel time for children.

The stylish Hyderabad batsman, who represented India in 134 Tests and 86 one-day internationals scoring 8781 and 2338 runs respectively, can be a role model for any aspiring cricketer, not just for his strong wrist and footwork, ability to stay on the wicket amidst adversities but also for his conduct off the field.