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MS Dhoni to begin new inning with his own cricket academy in Dubai

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 August 2017, 15:47 IST
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Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is going to join the club of players including Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh by opening his own academy and that too in Dubai.

The player, who rule the hearts of million of people in the realm of cricket, has chosen Dubai for his new venture.

As per the reports of Gulf news, the 36-years-old batsman is looking forward to set up his academy in Dubai Pacific Sports Club (PSC), in the UAE.

Talking on his association with the club, Mahi stated, “Sport has attained a global stature not just for fostering athleticism and sportsmanship, but also as a viable business platform that involves many different stakeholders, from small businesses to big conglomerates and organisations. I am delighted to be a part of the club and will contribute in any means possible to make it a success.”

Interestingly, the academy would be named -- MS Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA), said Parvez Khan of Pacific Ventures.

Parvez admitted that he is excited about his partnership with the Indian cricket superstar for venture.

"Pacific Sports Club is excited about its association with MS Dhoni, a superstar in the field of cricket. PSC has all exclusive rights to MS Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA), not just in the UAE but other GCC countries, South Africa and the UK.

Dhoni will be the brand ambassador for the academy and will be hands-on at the PSC with frequent visits. What makes this venture exciting is that this is for the first time ever that the cricketer is launching his academy and he chose Dubai for the launch of his new venture," said Khan.

Khan additionally shared his future objectives for the new pursuit and has provided clue about the association with other player.

"We will offer a high-level plus coaching and training as well as a strategic sports development programmes managed by some of our well-known and beloved sports personalities," added Khan.

First published: 16 August 2017, 15:47 IST