Mohammad Aaqil – Young and Prolific Cricket Coach from Delhi | Coach Corner
Mohammad Aaqil is amongst those young breed of cricketers who started pursuing cricket coaching at an early age. Mohammad who is now 29 years old has close to 7 years of experience in cricket coaching with a prolific career to boast.
Mohammad began playing early at the age of 8 under Coach Dharmendra Yadav from Delhi XI Cricket Academy. As a professional player, he worked his way up and represented many teams namely Uttar Pradesh Blue Zonal team, Delhi XI, Team World XI Cricket Academy and Apex Club amongst others. However, it was at the age of 25, Dharmendra realized that making it big in this competitive arena would be a challenge and that is how he forayed into cricket coaching.
In last 6 years, Mohammad has coached various teams and clubs while he has also developed new skills as a cricket coach. In 2017, Mohhamad had served as Logistics Manager for Gujarat Lions in IPL. Mohammad Aaqil currently works as a manager and coach at the World XI Cricket Academy. Apart from that, he has worked with various teams like Team Ambition, Team World XI Cricket Academy, Team Kronos and Team VNC. In the last few years, Mohammad has also become a very efficient sidearm specialist who is able to provide many variations to the batters while training.
For the uninitiated, World XI Cricket Academy is a reputed cricket coaching center which boasts of a complete 70 mtrs cricket ground, two centre wickets. 4 nets with night practice facility, hostel facility under the supervision of 5 coaches. World XI Cricket Academy is also known to arrange many national and international tours.
Mohammad also has many coaching certifications which lends further credibility to his skills. Below are some of his coaching certifications:
- Coach Tube Cricket Coaching Excellence Program’20
- Certified Coach from World XI Cricket Development Academy’19
- Covid Certified Cricket Coach from ProTouch & Champ for Life Academy’20
- Coaching Certification U.S Center Safesport for Highschool Athletes’20
- Confideration of Australian Sport COVID Safe Sport Coaches & Officials Certification’20
- CricketLab Beginners Coaching Course Certification’20
- COACHTUBE Decision Making in Cricket Coaching Course’20
Speaking with Cricketgraph, Mohammad Shared “My aim is to work with franchise teams in IPL as a sidearm specialist. I want to coach young players from IPL franchises and give them quality training through the years of experience and skills which I have developed”