Friday, May 29, 2015

Badree shares with youths


Badree, a member of the

West Indies squad that lifted

the World T20 title in Sri Lanka

last October, readily accepted

the inivitation from ramadhin

to say a few words of encouragement

to the youngsters before

the second and final day of

PowerGen’s Premier division

match against hosts Hafeez

Karamath Ltd aranjuez Sports

Club.

PowerGen won the match

by nine wickets, with Jason

Mohammed hitting a first innings

hundred and dave Mohammed

taking five wickets

in aranguez’s second innings.

Badree, who is due to leave

shortly to fulfil a contract with

rajasthan royals in the Indian

Premier League’s 2013 season,

spoke to the youngsters about

the importance of sportsmanship

and education as part of

their overall development.

apart from his prowess on

the cricket field as a miserly

opening bowler in T20 matches,

Badree is a physical education

teacher at a secondary school in

his hometown of Barrackpore.

The MeCa programme, which

has attracted over 120 students

this year, is now on a break

for the easter weekend but resumes

on Sunday, april 7. The

royals, winners of the inaugural

IPL tournament in 2008, face

the delhi daredevils in their

opening match of the new campaign

the day before, april 6.