junior programmes

JAIPUR: Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals have announced the appointment of retired Australian women's cricketer turned-commentator Lisa Sthalekar as ‘Advisor - Youth Cricket’ for their junior programmes.

In her new role, Sthalekar will be responsible for creating a year-round programme for the Royal Colts (Boys) and Royal Sparks (Girls), which will include high performance camps and competitions for the selected individuals, she will also organise school tournaments to introduce many more youngsters to the beautiful game of cricket.