Aryaman Birla excited about stint with National Cricket Academy
Birla was also a part of the Rajasthan Royals this season in this year's IPL.
Updated - Jun 8, 2018 6:12 pm
Aryaman Birla belongs to the renowned family of the Birlas and is the son of the enigmatic Kumar Mangalam Birla, who is hailed as one of the colossus business tycoons of India. However, his status hasn’t had much effect on his career, rather his short, yet illustrious journey has been carved on the basis of his exploits on the cricket pitch.
The 20-year was recently was awarded the M.A Chidambaram Trophy in the BCCI Awards. He had a successful stint in the C.K Nayudu Trophy where he amassed 795 runs from 6 contests at an average of 79.50. He also notched four century and was Madhya Pradesh’s leading run scorer. The pugnacious potential will also be attending the U-23 camp at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.
The significance of working hard for Birla
“It feels good. When you are working hard, this motivates you further. This helps you do well. I am working very hard on every aspect of my game. I also have some goals. There will be some really good coaches at the NCA and I am looking forward learning from them. There will be a lot of games coming up this year and I will be hoping to give my best,” told Aryaman, who is looking forward to the camp.
Birla was also a part of this season’s Indian Premier League (IPL). He was roped in for INR 30 lakhs by the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the auction. Albeit he didn’t get a game, the youngster had the privilege to rub shoulders with the likes of Shane Warne, Ajinkya Rahane. In the chat, he also talked about the vitality of continue practising hard.
“You get to learn a lot being around the players and coaches of that stature. I had an open mind going into the IPL and that helped me learn a lot about myself and the game. As a professional cricketer, you want to play but playing or not playing is not in your control. So, it is important to stick to your practices and work hard, hoping to give your best,” he added as quoted by Sportstar.