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Niraj Odedra

I'm Niraj Odedra & Coach

  • Designation: Coach

  • Gender: Men

  • Country: India

  • State: Gujarat

  • City: Porbandar

       Niraj Odedra has been with Senior Team of Saurashtra for Ranji Trophy, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy as Bowling and Fielding Coach since 2015. His major achievements being Saurashtra finishing Runners Up in both formats played at highest levels in India, Ranji Trophy Season 2015-16 and in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2017-18.

      Niraj has been coaching to various age groups starting from Age 10. He is also coaching Junior & Senior Women Cricketers. He has also been rendering his services and expertise to mentally and physically disabled cricketers for all age groups. Niraj has Coaching Experience of more than 10 years with various Cricket Clubs and Saurashtra Cricket  Association in India, United Kingdom, Africa and Dubai.

Niraj has good communication, management and leadership qualities

Coaching Qualification:

       Year

     Institute

    Degree/Level

       17th November 2013

    National Cricket Academy

    Level A

       9th August 2005

    England & Wales Cricket Board

    Level 2

       31st March 2005

    England & Wales Cricket Board

    Level 1

Coaching Accredition :

• Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching Certificate From England & Wales Cricket Board.
• Level A Coaching Certificate from N.C.A. (National Cricket Academy) run by B.C.C.I. (Board of Control for Cricket in India).
• First Aid and Child Protection Certificate from ECB.
• Played First Class Cricket With S.C.A. (Saurashtra Cricket Association) from 1996 to 2002.
• Coaching Experience of more than 10 Years wirth various clubs & cricket association in India, United Kingdom, Africa and Dubai.
• ECB latest safe guarding course done.

Coaching Credentials :

• Working with Senior Ranji Trophy first class team (which consists of Players like Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, Jaydev Unadkat, etc) since last Five years as Coach.

• Coaching various age group for clubs in U.K and East Africa.
• All above activities carried out at Highest Level in India and overseas since last 15 years.

TEAM VICTORIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS WHEN PART OF THE TEAM SAURASHTRA

1. Ranji Trophy all india Runner up - 2015/16
2. Vijay Hazare all india Runner up - 2017/18
3. Ranji Trophy all India Runner Up - 2018/19
4. Ranji Trophy - CHAMPIONS - 2019/20
5. Vijay Hazare trophy qualified for Knockouts - 2020/21
6. Vijay Hazare Trophy Semi-finalist -2021/22
7. Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Qualified for Knockouts - 2021/22

Link References :

https://scroll.in/field/956163/cracking-the-champion-code-how-saurashtra-won-the-ranji-tro-phy-for-the-first-time

https://circleofcricket.com/tag/Niraj_Odedra

https://sportstar.thehindu.com/cricket/domestic/ranji-trophy/ranji-trophy-saurashtra-coach-niraj-odedra-head-promotion-pujara-unadkat-plans-new-season/article31408016.ece

https://m.timesofindia.com/sports/cricket/news/we-focus-on-the-process-rather-than-result-says-saurashtra-coach-niraj-odedra/amp_articleshow/74209475.cms

https://www.saucricket.com/TeamSupport/niraj-odedra#:~:text=Niraj%20Odedra%20has%20

Niraj has played First Class Cricket in Team Saurashtra from 1996 to 2002.

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