During the continuing lockdown in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, ace Indian cricketers M.S. Dhoni and Ravichandran Ashwin have been facilitating online cricket coaching programmes by means of their academies.
According to a report in Times of India, the MS Dhoni Cricket Academy — the place the 38-year-outdated shouldn’t be instantly concerned with the operations — is providing dwell lessons on Facebook for its trainees over the previous one week. Whereas Ashwin’s academy is partaking its wards in a variety of how together with online periods with the ace off-spinner himself.
The report additional says that these online coaching programmes are attracting big curiosity given the large following which the sport of cricket has within the nation.
Satrajit Lahiri, a former first-class cricketer and chief coach of the Dhoni academy, says that every video session posted by them is bringing near 10,000 views throughout social platforms.
Lahiri says they’re utilizing an app ‘Cricketor’ whereby they add their demo drills. “The trainees also need to upload their videos so that we can keep a tab on their activities. We give feedback accordingly.”
The batsmen, in these movies, are required to repeatedly throw balls in opposition to a wall and play with mushy palms. Bowlers, in the meantime, can carry out numerous drills with out releasing the ball, monitoring the repeatability of their bowling actions and loading-up positions.
Other platforms such has Ludimos and video-calling apps Zoom or Google Classrooms are being utilized by numerous different individuals and coaching institutes to supply online cricket coaching.
All cricketing actions stay suspended within the nation resulting from novel coronavirus outbreak which has up to now claimed greater than 200 lives within the nation.