English county Middlesex and Indian cricket player Sachin Tendulkar has joined to launch an academy to teach young cricket aspirants between the ages of nine and 14. The main objective of the academy is not only to produce good cricketers but also good global citizens said, Tendulkar.

They have also planned to open the campus in Mumbai, London and further afield. Tendulkar tweeted saying, “A small step towards a big dream, “Tendulkar Middlesex Global Academy”, for all the young girls & boys to play & learn from top cricketing minds. Excited to be partnering with @Middlesex_CCC. @tendulkarmga,”.

“It has been a great privilege over the past six months to work with Sachin Tendulkar and his team in developing what we believe will be the market leading coaching programme in the world. Our established academy programme, twinned with the unique insight, knowledge, and ability of the most successful cricketer of all time will provide kids with a unique experience that they will never forget,” said Richard Goatley, CEO of Middlesex Cricket.