Salil Babar Desai has been one of the famous names in Mumbai when it comes to cricket coaching. Salil was born on 10th January 1975 and played cricket passionately right from his childhood days. During his playing days, he was an aggressive right hand batsman and formed the back bone of any team that he played for.
Desai represented the famous Shardashram School Dadar, Mumbai. He was the captain of his school team and was instrumental in his school’s success at the school level cricket tournaments. During his college days, he played college level cricket for Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College, Ghatkopar, Mumbai.
It was not too long ago that he stepped into the cricket coaching arena. At the young age of 25, Salil took up his first coaching assignment. When you talk about school cricket, Rizvi Springfield is the first name that comes to your mind. Saleel Desai is the Head Coach of Rizvi and has played a pivotal role in developing the cricket in the school. He has successfully completed the coveted BCCI Level “1” Coaching Programme in 2006. Saleel is also associated with the prestigious MCA (Mumbai Cricket Association) as he conducts special Summer Camps and Selection Camps for the youngsters of Mumbai.
Salil Desai not only understands the game of every player but is always willing to offer advice and suggestions to them, which certainly helps the players in raising their bar of play. Coaches like Salil are a gift to Mumbai cricket. Cricketgraph.com wishes him all the very best in his journey.