RS Sports Academy Launches Aster Elite School League
Dubai: Dubai-based RS Sports Academy, set up by former ex-India cricketer Robin Singh, presently a coach, announced the launch of the Aster Elite School League, a cricket league tournament for school students, in the UAE region. The event was launched by Vipul, Consul General of India, Dubai, at Hotel Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Aster Elite School League, a cricket league in T20 format, will provide an opportunity to young students to participate in competitive cricket. Schools in the UAE have been invited to send their cricket teams to participate in the tournament that commences in February, 2018. There will be no entry fee for registration.
The format of the tournament would be a combination of knock-out, as well as league format. The semi-finals and final would be played under lights, and the winning team would be presented with the Aster ESL Rolling Trophy. The Aster Elite School League is supported by another strong brand, Transworld Group.
Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder, Chairman & Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare said, "Aster ESL tournament is in line with our mission to improve the health of society and serve the communities in which we operate. The tournament will not only encourage a healthy and active lifestyle among students, but it will also help to develop budding sporting talent in the UAE. We are excited to partner with RS Sports Academy in order to provide high performers with access to international and all-round coaching ranging from technical training from international cricketing stars to supervision by sports physiotherapists, dieticians and psychologists. We encourage students from across the UAE to come forward and participate."
M/s Sports Innovations Ltd., a Hong Kong-based Sports Analytics Company, with Development Centre in Chennai, India, would assist RS Sports Academy in ranking the school teams’ performances. Using advanced video analysis and technical performance parameters, the company would also assist in selecting students for further high performance programmes by RS Sports Academy. These selected students, with hands on mentoring and coaching by top International coaches from RS Sports Academy , would have opportunities to interact, and play with international players in different leagues and tournaments across the globe . These, selected students would be trained, with a view to grooming them for the next level of cricket.
RS Sports Academy, spearheaded by Robin Singh, International Cricket Coach, is owned by Zenith Sports Academy LLC.