1. Seven retractable nets
2. Viewing gallery for coaches
3. Video cameras at batsman’s and bowler’s end connected to coach’s room
4. Temperature and humidity controlled to simulate playing conditions of any cricket ground in the world
5. Meeting, Discussion and Strategy Rooms
6. Dedicated Gym and Changing Rooms
7. Sports Medicine
8. Technique Guidance
9. Physical and Mental Endurance
10. Floodlit Night Training
11. Limited Overs Training
12. Six-a-Side Training
13. Physiotherapy Specialists
14. Dietary Consultancy
15. Aerobic Classes
16. Personality Development
The seven retractable nets are equipped with video cameras
The Mumbai Cricket Association’s state-of-the-art ‘Recreation Centre’ at the Bandra- Kurla Complex which forms part of their world class Indoor Cricket Academy.
This state-of-art indoor cricket stadium has seven retractable nets equipped with video cameras at both the bowlers and batsmen end to conduct minute study of their flaws. The Academy also boasts of temperature and humidity controlled environment under simulated climatic conditions, prevalent among the major cricket playing countries.
The wide ranging world class facilities at the indoor stadium extend from the viewing gallery for coaches, a dedicated gymnasium and changing rooms for players, fully equipped medicine, physical and endurance training facilities, flood-lit night training facilities, other facilities ranging from physiotherapy dietary consultancy services, yoga and mediation centres all aimed at raising world class cricketers.
The Club House has top class sporting facilities ranging from an air conditioned badminton hall with two courts - billiards and snookers hall, equipped with two imported billiards tables.
Three pitches are for spin, three others for seam bowling while the seventh is a normal wicket.
The temperature in the 37x27x8 metre hall, having the seven practice wickets, can be adjusted to keep it between 14 degree and 40 degree celsius.
The playing surface is not synthetic grass but is made of PVC material (no foam) with a deep embossed surface finish, as per the MCA brochure released at the inaugural function held last evening.
Recent technical innovations help in cushioning the follow-through strides of the bowlers and enable adjustments to be made in the pace and bounce of the ball to enhance the capabilities of both seam and spin bowlers.
The indoor facility also has bowling machines and removable nets to enable full game simulation or outdoor fielding drills.
The facility is also equipped with 2D motion analysis software for biomechanical assessments and a virtual e-learning lab for sports.
There's also a gym exclusively for the cricketers' use.
Recreational facilities for playing other sports like tennis, squash and badminton are also available.
Indoor Cricket Facility at MCA Sharad Pawar Indoor Cricket Academy, BKC is also available to its Affiliated Clubs and Corporates. The charges for the same are as follows:
For Affiliated Clubs: Rs. 10,000 per hour per net
For Corporates: Rs. 15,000 per hour per net
For Corporates: Rs. 50,000 for 2 hours all nets
The facility will be available from 5.30 pm onwards.
The following are the booking charges for Net Practice under lights:
One net for 2 hours: Rs. 15,000 plus tax
Two nets for 2 hours: Rs. 25,000 plus tax
Interested clubs and corporates can contact the Jt. Hon. Secretaries, Mumbai Cricket Association at mcacrik@mumbaicricket.com or Chairman, Indoor Cricket Academy Committee at cricketacademy@mumbaicricket.com
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