Jaipur : The Sanskar School, Jaipur, in partnership with Rajasthan Royals, today announced the â€˜4th Kanni Thahryamal Tournament 2011â€™, an annual inter-school cricket tournament in memory of the schoolâ€™s Founder Director Late Mr Kanni Thahryamal. The tournament will be played from 9th November to 3rd December 2011 at Jaipurâ€™s Sanskar School ground. As a part of this initiative, Rajasthan Royals stalwart Rahul Dravid will be present for the finals on 3rd December.
An already prestigious and popular tournament in Jaipur with widespread school participation, the tournament will be boosted by a partnership with Rajasthan Royals, who have signed up with the Kanni Thahryamal Tournament to develop, nurture and motivate young talent at the grassroots level. Starting from the quarterfinals, various Rajasthan Royals players and coaches will watch the tournament and scout for talent. They will also share their expert knowledge with the budding players during specially designed coaching sessions. Rahul Dravid will grace the final presentation ceremony during which he will interact with the students and share with them the challenges he faced during his school cricketing days.
Director of the Sanskar School, Jaipur, Mrs. Rhea Thahryamal observed: â€œSanskar School, Jaipur believes that sport develops the personality of youngsters. My advice to children is to use this tournament as an opportunity to make a mark in the world of cricket. We are pleased to be partnering with Rajasthan Royals in their initiatives and are certain that our students will only benefit from this experience.â€
Mr. Santanu Chari, Vice-President, Rajasthan Royals, said: â€œThe Kanni Thahryamal tournament is a very well-organised tournament. Our players and coaches are eager to nurture young talent in Rajasthan and we would like to thank Sanskar School for giving us this unique opportunity to reach out to as many school children as possible. In the process of engaging with students during this tournament, if we discover exciting talent that would truly be icing on the cake.â€
The Principal of Sanskar School, Jaipur, Mrs. Rama Datt added: â€œThe Kanni Thahryamal tournament is already a credible platform for school children to showcase their capabilities, build confidence and explore opportunities in the sports arena. Our vision is to grow it into a national-level tournament in partnership with Rajasthan Royals.â€
For corporates and brands to be associated as sponsors or partners, please contact Apeksha Sharma, Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur on +91 98280 60090
About Sanskar School
The Sanskar School, Jaipur has been set-up by Sri Sai Shiksha Sansthan Trust and its Founder-Director â€“ Mr Kanni Thahryamal. The school is synonymous with excellence in education, and equips its pupils with all the requisite skills to be tomorrowâ€™s leaders with a critical and global outlook. Sanskar Cricket Academy was inaugurated in 2004 by Sunil Gavaskar, an honorary board member of the school.
About Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals, champions of the inaugural IPL in 2008, is the Jaipur franchise cricket team that represents the state of Rajasthan in the Indian Premier League. The Rajasthan Royals team exemplifies the royal elegance, style, valour and class of Rajasthan and Gujarat. The Rajasthan Royals emblem is a reflection on the golden past and a promising future for the team. The Rajasthan Royals emblem, in royal blue and gold, is a reflection on the rich history of the region and their promising future ahead. The team’s mascot is a lion named Moochu Singh.
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