Indianapolis: The newly constructed Paramveers Sports Complex in Cartersville, Georgia, was inaugurated with the blessing of Bhagwan Swaminarayan and puja was performed by Pujya Yoginayandas Swami and Pujya Yagnanand Swami from BAPS Temple, Atlanta. The complex, owned by NRIs Jayesh Patel and Seema Desai Patel, have five cricket fields.
The Sports Complex has been dedicated to support cricket as well as youth cricket under Atlanta Paramveer Youth Cricket Academy. The project is a major help to increase participation and develop young cricketers in the area and USA. For more than the last two decades, Atlanta Paramveers family sponsored and hosted many crickets related events in Atlanta, GA area.
Last year Atlanta Paramveers won the prestigious US Open Championship with the MVP and Star Performer of the tournament “The Boss” – Chris Gayle. The team consisted of Rayad Emrit, Akeal Hosien, Khary Pierre, Damian Ebanks, Wayne Parnell, Johnson Charles, Marquino Mindley, Kissoondath Magram, Garth Garvey, Stecen Taylor, Roland Cato, Evory Dyer, Alzarri Joseeph, Mark Perchment with local players Param Patel, Darpankumar Patel and Heer Patel.
The five side- by -side cricket fields at the same facility/venue are unique in USA and it does promise many future possibilities for the cricket development and competitive events. Jayesh and Seema Patel spent many years with heavy cost which may lead to major impact for the more cricket in the area.
New fields will be primarily used for Atlanta Paramveers and affiliated teams, academies, and youth programs. Atlanta Paramveers astounding progress lead by many local, regional, and national championships over the last decade. And now cricket academy is about to launch their plans for the youth cricket during this summer 2021 Atlanta Paramveers – USA Cricket Minor league, are ready to compete with the full season, and having their own facility is a plus for the players, so they can have ample time for the season preparation.
Prominent Atlanta Paramveers equipped with the experts and talented management as former Canada coach and current West Indies batting coach Monty Desai helped team to win US Open 2020 as head coach and during 2021 season Jatin Patel, renown multi sports coach, mentor and professional sports analyst will provide services as head coach and scheduled to help and train the academy coaches to launch new programs.
Besides notable coaches team manager Suren Gundavaram, and other local volunteers – Nikunj Patel, Alkesh Patel, Pramod Pawar and many others contributed their time and expertise as Atlanta Paramveers are looking forward to work in growth of cricket for youth in the state of Georgia, USA and many more grounds are in the pipeline. We seek your support and blessings. Atlanta Paramveers owners expressed their happiness on the project. They said “Its dream come true for all of us, as our vision to help the game and provide all possible support to all players out there. Lack of local facility was our biggest hurdle, even though team made huge success by winning many championships over last decade and won major USA Open last year with the support and hep from Universal Boss – Chris Gayle.
” We believe our players can do well with our own facility in the local area. Our goal is to help cricket fraternity and players by providing such facility which is expected to host many more events and its huge potential for many other initiatives to develop the game here in USA. We are also delighted that Iain Higgins, CEO USA Cricket, visited our complex during his recent visit to Atlanta. Besides winning championship(s) we have a strong administration and management team to run our Param Veers operations and we are hopeful to have more support from enthusiastic cricket lovers and true fan as investors for our future needs.”.
By Y.S. RANA
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