Pacers Aniket Choudhary, Veer Pratap to get training in Australia

MRF Pace Foundation head coach M. Senthilnathan, who will be accompanying the two pacemen on their trip to Australia, said, "This year we have selected Aniket and Veer Pratap to undergo training in Australia. Both are very promising."

A 2012 file photo of Veer Pratap Singh in action for IPL team Deccan Chargers.   -  S. SUBRAMANIUM

Aniket Choudhary and Veer Pratap Singh from the MRF Pace Foundation will travel to Australia for a training stint at Brisbane’s National Cricket Centre from July 24 to August 6.

MRF Pace Foundation head coach M. Senthilnathan, who will be accompanying the two pacemen on their trip to Australia, said, “This year we have selected Aniket and Veer Pratap to undergo training in Australia. Both are very promising.”

Twenty six-year-old left-arm paceman Aniket, who represents Rajasthan in domestic cricket, has 103 scalps in 32 first class matches at 27.25. Veer Pratap, 24, has 48 wickets in 20 first class matches for Bengal at 34.20.

MRF has a MOU with Cricket Australia on the exchange of cricketers. An Australian team comprising Test cricketers Joe Burns, Peter Nevill, and Jackson Bird is here to train at the pace foundation and play practice matches as part of preparation for Australia’s forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka.

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