Gary Kirsten Cricket (GKC), with its renowned cricket academy, provides private cricket coaching for individual cricketers, teams and coaches of various ages and experience levels around the world. Created by the iconic cricketing legend Gary Kirsten, this institution is one of the finest academies both locally and abroad. Gary Kirsten Cricket India (GKCI) will bring the added edge in grooming the budding talent of our cricket-crazy nation. As a coach, Gary firmly believes in holistic development and giving players a positive experience through the sport so they can be and perform their best.
During his tenure as Coach of the Indian cricket team “Guru Gary” led India to its glorious victory of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup. This victory made India the first country to win the Cricket World Cup final on home soil and brought home the cup after a long wait of 28 years.
With his guidance, India also won a home series against Australia beating them 2–0. Apart from clinching the Border-Gavaskar trophy, he also coached India to its first bilateral series win in Sri Lanka against Sri Lanka and India’s first Test and One-Day International series victories against New Zealand in New Zealand after 40 years. India also won the Compaq Cup, defeating Sri Lanka in the finals on 14 September 2009 by 46 runs. A highly accomplished batsman himself, he has brought in a considerable amount of improvement in the batting performances, which is largely associated with his ability to instil better confidence among younger players.
Gary Kirsten has been praised by all players for improving/enhancing their playing techniques, motivating them and discussing tactics that can be deployed on the field. The results could be clearly seen within months. He is considered the key force behind the clearly visible performance improvement in all players. In 2010, prior to the start of India’s tour of South Africa, Indian captain M.S. Dhoni described him as “The best thing to happen to Indian cricket.”
Truly, the Club that needs no introduction.
Real Madrid established itself as a major force in both Spanish and European football during the 1950s, winning five consecutive European Cups and reaching the final seven times. This success was replicated in the league, where the club won five times in the space of seven years. This team, which consisted of players such as Alfredo Di Stéfano, Ferenc Puskás, Francisco Gento and Raymond Kopa, is considered by some in the sport to be the greatest team of all time.In domestic football, the club has won 64 trophies; a record 33 La Liga titles, 19 Copa del Rey, 10 Supercopa de España, a Copa Eva Duarte, and a Copa de la Liga. In European and worldwide competitions, the club has won a record 26 trophies; a record 13 European Cup/UEFA Champions League titles, two UEFA Cups and four UEFA Super Cups. In international football, they have achieved a record seven club world championships.
Real Madrid was recognised as the FIFA Club of the 20th Century on 11 December 2000,and received the FIFA Centennial Order of Merit on 20 May 2004.The club was also awarded Best European Club of the 20th Century by the IFFHS on 11 May 2010. In June 2017, the team succeeded in becoming the first club to win back to back Champions Leagues, then made it three in a row in May 2018, extending their lead atop the UEFA club rankings.
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