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Mumbai Cricket Association honorary president Amol Kale passes away in New York

MCA honorary president Amol Kale. Amol Kale, aged 47, the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) honorary president, passed away following a cardiac in New York. Kale, along with MCA secretary Ajinkya Naik and apex council member Suraj Samat, had watched India’s thrilling win against Pakistan in T20 World Cup from the stadium on June 9. Kale was elected as the MCA president, after defeating World Cup champion Sandeep Patil in a closely-contested battle in October 2022. He was instrumental in the MCA deciding to double Mumbai’s senior men’s match-fees starting the forthcoming season. Hailing from Nagpur, Kale was based in Mumbai for well over a decade, setting up a variety of businesses. He was considered to be a close aide of Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra’s deputy chief minister. Besides be...
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Ajinkya Rahane underlines importance of fitness, game plan as Mumbai begin off-season camp

Ajinkya Rahane thank the crowd after winning the Ranji Trophy final against Vidarbha on March 14, 2023. | Photo Credit: Emmanual Yogini Mumbai skipper Ajinkya Rahane on June 3 underlined the importance of working on fitness and exhorted the players of his state side to utilise the off-season training camp for getting better. The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) launched the three-month long camp on the theme titled ‘Home of the Champions’ for the upcoming season. Rahane, who led Mumbai to their record-extending win in the Ranji Trophy last season, said work behind the scenes is critical for players to deliver on the field. "It will inspire many youngsters to do well for Mumbai and carry the legacy forward and do well for Mumbai in all age groups (teams),” Rahane told media. "Working on...