Media Release
15th December 2015

The Asian Cricket Council is delighted to announce a milestone, in its history of over three decades, in establishing an ACC Center of Excellence in Dharamshala, India. This Center of Excellence will be housed in the Dharamshala Cricket Facility.

The President of the ACC, Mr.Sidath Wettimuny said “This will be a significant move in the effort of making the ACC a more dynamic, vibrant and robust body, which will help rapidly promote & develop the sport of cricket in the Asian region. We are deeply appreciative and grateful to the BCCI & HPCA for allowing the ACC to use this stunning Cricket Facility in Dharamshala.”

The Hon. Secretary of BCCI Mr. Anurag Thakur said “I am very happy that ACC has decided to establish a Centre of Excellence at Dharamshala. This Centre will further help the cause of cricket and budding cricketers from the Asian Countries. I offer full support of BCCI to this Centre”

The site is the first to be designated as such by the ACC. The Cricket Facility features modern indoor and outdoor training facilities and equipment that will allow coaches and sports staff to enhance the development of International cricketers, supporting them prepare for the demands of international competitions.

Filed December 15th, 2015