Having topped at the MCA (Mumbai Cricket Association) Level O Coaching exam in 2016, Rajiv Mehra, is one of the youngest to have got the coveted opportunities to coach the Mumbai U-16 Probables. Rajiv has worked with Bhavana Sports and Cricket academy, Chembur and Pacers’ Academy, Churchgate.
The 28 year old is a right hand batsman and right arm leg spinner. Mehra had represented Mumbai U-22. Currently he is playing for Jain Irrigation System Ltd. in ‘A’ division of Times Shield and Victory Cricket Club in ‘A’ division of Kanga League. For the last eight years, Rajiv has consistently been the second highest run scorer in Kanga League in the year 2013. In addition to this, to hone his leg spinning skills, he attended All-India leg spinners’ camp at CCI in 2004.
He is also a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) from American College for Sports Medicine (ACSM). He has also conducted off-season training camp for kids, the primary focus being fitness, strength and skills. Mehra adds value to his coaching by undertaking mental training activities and discussing about former Mumbai cricketers and the beautiful history of Mumbai cricket. Under his able guidance, Maneet Panchal has been selected in Mumbai U-14 probables.
Rajiv Mehra has another feather to his cap; he has done a TV show with former English captain Paul Collingwood on Neo Sports. Apart from cricketers, he also trains National level Table Tennis players for physical fitness in SantaCruz, Mumbai.