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Lalchand  Rajput is a former test cricketer who represented India in test matches and one day international.
He was the coach of the Indian team which won the first T20 world cup in south Africa.
He is working with ShapoorjiPallonjico.ltd as a vice president looking after PR and sports.
Lalchand Rajput has served Mumbai at different levels and played for Mumbai in Ranji Trophy for 11 years and was a prolific rungetter. He made way for the youngster’s in Mumbai and played as a professional for Assam and Vidharbha. 
He is the first player to score a hundred in each innings of Duleep Trophy Finals. Lalchand played in the Scottish League for 18 years. 
Lalchand played in the Scottish League for 18 years.
He has represented Scotland in Benson Hedges and Na west Trophy. He has obtained the Coaching Award from England (National Coaching Award). Rajput has groomed all Level of coaches in India and stood 1st in the Level III Coaching Exam of the BCCI. He is in charge of training coaches at the National Cricket Academy of the BCCI.
He led Tata Sports Club for 7 years and under his leadership, youngsters have benefited immensely. Almost all the Mumbai players have played under his captaincy and his leadership has brought the maximum number of Championships to TATA Sports club in the premier division. 
A multi-faceted cricketer, actively playing top cricket for 20 years, Lalchand Rajput even today plays local club cricket and has helped a number of budding cricketers to sharpen their skills.
He was the Coach of the India Under-19 Team for the tour of England, Pakistan, New Zealand and Malaysia. 
He was appointed as coach of the India Under-15 team for Asia Cup at Sharjah in December 2001.
He was a Coach of the West Zone Academy in 2001 to 2006 and from 2008 he was the head of the specialised batting academy of the BCCI. 
He was the coach of Mumbai Ranji Team.
He was the Director for Coaching at the National Cricket Academy from 2004- 2006. 
He was appointed as the Cricket Manager of Indian Cricket Team for the Twenty20 World Championship in 2007 held in South Africa, which was won by India defeating Pakistan in Final. 

Love India Travel facilitates this cricketing tour under Mr Rajput’s leadership, the former -Cricket Coach of Indian cricket Team.
Brief about the teams you will play. 
Mumbai Cricket Association selects team of different age groups (Under 14 (For West Zone), Under 16, Under 19, to participate in the national tournaments conducted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. These selections are based on the performances in the various selection tournaments conducted for different age groups. The Ranji Trophy team is selected on their performances in local cricket, particularly in the senior club tournaments and inter office tournaments. 
The matches you play are going to be with established cricket teams in the respective age group.

Cricket Grounds

Mumbai –MIG GROUND / BENGAL CLUB ( Shivaji Park )/ DY PATIL ( Vashi )

Places To See



Meet Greet. Check in hotel at rest. Hallf day sight seeing (time permitting) / Early Dinner .

Day 2 Practice day

Practice and exposure to professional cricketing technique, this includes class room tips and hands on technique introduction to players. The actual playing style and shortcomings will be assessed by coaches. Full day batting and bowling practice will ensure the coaches to monitor the skill level of individual players.

Day 3 Practice day

Improvement in skill level, batting, bowling and fielding and will also discuss about mental aspect of the game. Discuss on how to prepare for matches and playing on different types of pitches for example, turning pitches, green top pitches or placid batting pitches.

Day 4 Match Day

A 20 over match based on the T20 format will be arranged between the visiting team and the Academy team of the respective age group. This match will be played at a venue of National standard at an MCA approved playground exclusively hired for this match. The match will be assisted with proper ground staff and two umpires (who will be qualified umpires of Mumbai cricket association).

Day 5 Sightseeing day

Today is the rest day as players cannot take continuous strain. We start the day to visit the ElephantaCaves. This is a full day tour. Enjoy the vibrancy of Mumbai with a local flavour.
The Elephanta Caves, Mumbai
 is located on island hills about 11 km north-east of the Apollo BandarMumbai and 7 km from the shore of the mainland, approximately covering an area of 7 km in circumference. The island is named after a colossal elephant found in the island, which is popularly known as ‘Gharapuri’.

There are seven cave excavations in this group of caves which date back to the 6th and 7th centuries CE Among the cave excavations, Cave 1 is the most impressive which represents the evolved Brahmanical rock-cut architecture. The cave in the Elephanta Caves is also famous for the exquisite and vibrant sculptures. On plan it almost resembles the Dumar Lena (Cave 29) of Ellora. The cave has a main entrance on the north with two other openings on the east and west respectively and a central hall with six rows of pillared columns, six in each row except on the western corner, where a shrine of lingam is provided.
Return by evening.

Day 6 Match Day

You will be playing with different team and also on different ground so that you learn to play on different pitches.

Day 7 Sightseeing

Escorted half day sight-seeing tour of the city

Day 8 Certification.

There will be a class room interactive session with the coaches and distribution of certificates.
Return home by evening flight with sweet memories