Friday, October 31, 2014

Alankrit Jangid of Jaipur wins annual #Bradman cricketer Scholarship

Champion Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist introduced the second recipient of the annual Bradman Scholarship for a talented Indian cricketer to study at the University of Wollongong (UOW) in Australia.This year’s winner is Alankrit Jangid, of Jaipur, a talented junior cricketer who represented his school and the state of Rajasthan at national schools level as a wicketkeeper and opening batsman.
The scholarship, named in honour of the world’s greatest-ever cricketer, Sir Donald Bradman, is for an Indian student to study in Australia at UOW. The University has combined with the Bradman Foundation, a charitable trust established in 1987 with the blessing of Sir Donald Bradman to promote cricket as a cultural and sporting force, to offer its first international scholarship for undergraduate study at one of Australia’s leading universities.Gilchrist launched the UOW Bradman Scholarship in his role as UOW’s Brand Ambassador to India.