So you know your child is on his way to being a cricket prodigy and you visualise his name on the back of his jersey playing for his state, our very own Royal Challengers Bangalore or even our country one day! Time to make that a reality so what are you waiting for? You need to enroll him/her ASAP and make sure they get the best that the city has to offer!
Bangalore Cricket Academy (founded 1988)
Address: 33/2 Malleshwaram
Ground: ITC Ground
Facilities: Matting Wicket, Nets, Physical Training, Technical Assistance
Age Group: 10 to 16 Years
Number of participants: Summer Camp – 200 and Annual Camp – 50
Fees: Rs. 1250/- (Summer 10th Apr to 10th June; morning 6.30 to 8.30 am) and Rs. 5000/- (yearly June to Jan; Saturday, Sunday & Monday – Morning 6.30 to 8.30 am)
Brijesh Patel Cricket Academy (founded 1984)
Grounds: Palace Grounds
Address: 1B, Lavelle Mansions, Lavelle Road
Schools/Colleges/Clubs affiliated: Evershine High School, Presidency School, Nandini Layout, Century CC, Maharana CC , Shanthinagar CC
Facilities: Matting Wicket, Turf Wicket, Concrete Wicket, Nets, Bowling Machines, Physical Training, Technical assistance
Other Facilities: Dietician from Alpha Metal Craft to help the boys to Maintain Diet, Yoga Classes for summer camp by Mr Murali & Mr Omkar, Boarding & Lodging for summer camp
Sponsorship: Anand Sweets, Green Valley Resorts & Pepsi
Age Group: 6 to 20 Years
Number of participants: 300 to 400 (Summer), 300 (Annual)
Durations: 9th April to 31st May-Monday to Friday (Summer), 15th June to 15th January-Saturday & Sunday (Annual)Timings 6.30 to 9 am 4 to 6.30 pm (Summer), Annual-Sat-3 pm to 6 pm , Sun-7.30 am to 10.30 am
Tournaments conducted: All India Tournament for coaching camps (teams from all over india participate, International Transport provided free for out station students), Academy Boys are taken outside Bangalore to play matches in different cities against other coaching camps.
*30% of the students are given scholarships basis on the economical status of the students
Roger Binny Cricket Academy (founded 1998)
Address: # K-3373, 13th A Main, Hal II Stage, Indira Nagar
Ground: Palace Grounds
Coaches: Roger Binny (Chief), S Prakash, Raghuram Bhatt, Kevin Binny, Nevil Binny and Venkateshwarulu
Schools/Colleges/Clubs affiliated: Sandeepani Niketan, Sanjay Nagar
Facilities: Matting Wicket, Concrete Wicket, Nets, Physical Training, Technical assistance
Gender: Males Only
Age Group: 8 to 20 Years
Tournaments Conducted: All India Pepsi Youth Series
Number of participants: 250 (Summer) and 100 (Annual)
Durations: 9th April to May (Monday to Friday; Summer), July 1st week to February 2nd week; Saturdays & Sundays (Annual)
Timings: 6.30 to 9 am, 4pm to 6.30pm (Summer), Saturday 3pm to 6pm, Sunday 9 am to 12 noon (Annual)
*Scholarships given on performance basis.
Jayaprakash Cricket Clinic (founded 1985)
Grounds: Palace Grounds, SSMRV College, JP Nagar
Address: # 394, 3rd cross, Ananda Nagar, HMT Layout
Schools/Colleges/Clubs affiliated: MES Kishore Kendra & St. Paul’s English High School, MES College, Select CC, Cambridge CC, Bharat CC
Facilities: Matting Wicket, Turf Wicket, Concrete Wicket, Nets, Physical Training, Technical assistance.
Gender: Males Only
Age Group: Minimum 8 Years
Number of participants: 200 (Summer), 160 (Annual)
Durations: April to May (Summer) -Monday to Friday, April to January (Annual) -Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
Timings: 6.30 to 9 am, 4 to 6.30 pm (Summer), Thursday to Friday (Annual) 4 to 6.30 pm, Saturday & Sunday Morning & Evening.
Imtiaz Ahmed Cricket Academy (founded 1987)
Grounds: Baldwins Boys High School, Richmond Town; Clarence High School, Cox Town; Jyothi Nivas College for Women, Koramangala
Address: #31, 1st floor, Coles Road, Prasar Town
Coaches: Imtiaz Ahmed & HR Jayaram (Chief), PS Vishwanath, CR Lakshminarayan, AR Suresh, Sunil Shankar, LK Vishwanath, PV Sumanth, Farhan, Vimal Dayankar, Lokesh, Lenny Philips, Peter Daniels, Richard Pink
Schools/Colleges/Clubs affiliate: Presidency School & Clarence High School, Jyothi Nivas College for Women
Facilities: Matting Wicket, Turf Wicket, Nets, Physical Training, Technical assistance
Gender: Male & Female
Age Group: 8 to 16 years
Number of participants: 300 (Summer), 300 (Annual); Woman participants 15 only (Jyothi Nivas College)
Other Facilities: Boarding & Lodging for outcoming students for summer camp
Sponsorships: Times of India, Arvind Mills & Pepsi
Tournaments conducted: All India Pepsi in 3 Age Groups U12, U14, U16, Times Cup Inter School U14 & U16,Crown Events for Camps, Crown Events for Corporate Offices.
Fees: Rs. 1500/- per session (Summer), Rs 5000/- per session (Annual)
Scholarship only for economically weaker students
Karnataka Institute of Cricket (founded 1996)
Grounds: Webs Ground, MG Road
Address: No. 67 / 68, St. John’s Road,Shivajinagar
Coaches: EAS Prasanna & BS Chanrashekar (Chief Coaches; Summer), Najam Hussain, David Johnson (Summer), MR Baig, R Muraudhar, SR Deepu, Sasi Kumar, KR Kishore, Selvaraj, Masood (Hyderabad), Manivel (State Athlete-Physical Trainer), BS Vishwanath
Schools/Colleges/Clubs affiliated: Army School, Cambridge Public School, Samsung Electronics, Netkraft Software, Modern CC
Facilities: Matting Wicket, Turf Wicket, Nets, Bowling Machines, Physical Training, Technical assistance
Other Facilities: Boarding & Lodging for Outcoming students
Gender: Males and females
Age Group: 6 to 25 Years
Sponsorships: Coca-Cola, Pizza Corner, Diet Eggs
Tournaments Conducted: All India Coca-Cola Cup (teams from all over india),All India Diet Eggs Cup,All India Pizza Corner Trophy
Number of participants: 250 (Summer), 150 (Sat & Sun, Annual), 40 (whole year)
Fees: Rs. 2500/- (Summer), RS 10,000 (7 days in week, Annual), RS 8,000 (Sat & Sunday, Annual)
Durations: 1st April to 31st May (summer), 2nd June to 31st January (annual).
Timings: 7 days 6.30 to 9.30 am, 3.30 to 6.30 pm (summer), Monday to Friday 6.30 to 8.30 am, Saturday 3 to 6pm , Sunday 8 to 11am.
Basavanagudi Cricket Academy (founded 1998)
Address & Ground: Chennemmanakere Ground, Thiyakaraja Nagar
Coaches: R Krishnappa and BK Ravi
Facilities: Physical Training, Turf Wicket, Matting Wicket, T-shirts, Caps
Gender: Males Only
Age Group: 6 to 17 Years
Number of participants: 180
Fees: Rs 1250/- for summer camp (5th April to 25th May) and Rs 4000/- for year long training (June to February).
Chamarajpet Cricket Academy (founded 1994)
Address & Ground: National High School Ground, Basavanagudi
Coaches: Srikanth and BS Viswanath
Facilities: Physical Training,Matting Wicket
Gender: Boys & Girls
Age Group: 8 to 18 Years
Number of participants: 150
Fees: Rs. 1000/- for summer camp (6th April to 26th May) and Rs 3000/- (June to March).
Please note, we’ve listed the top ones that we are recommending, there are many more in the city which run only for the summer, or are non-certified but excellent. Do comment bellow or write to us if you want any more suggestions and information. Happy to help xx