Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), best known for its terrific bowling squad since winning the maiden title in 2016, has recently announced Bachpan Play School as its Official School Education Partner for the upcoming season. The partnership comes as a breath of fresh air in the world of education and cricket, as it is for the first time in India that a prominent play school brand and a premium cricket franchise have joined hands to transform the country’s education segment.
When asked about this distinctive partnership, Mr. Ajay Gupta (CEO and Founder of Bachpan Play School) stated, “We are thrilled beyond measure at becoming the Official School Education Partner for Sunrisers Hyderabad. The very motto of this team—Rise Up to Every Challenge—perfectly aligns with our values. There were challenges we faced with sheer perseverance when we started out, which we can also see SRH’s persevering spirit. The team’s commitment to sports as well as education is commendable, and we are proud to have partnered with them.”
Showing an equal amount of excitement, K Shanmugam, CEO, SRH, welcomed the association with Bachpan and said, “We believe that indulging in sports is very important for the physical development of an individual as well as the overall development of a nation. Early childhood is the perfect time to lay a solid base for these extracurricular interests, and Bachpan has been intent on accomplishing the same for years. Making early childhood count is important, Kyunki Bachpan Sirf Ek Baar Aata Hai. It’s great to have Bachpan as a valued member of the family.”
The partnership between Bachpan and SRH is much awaited by cricket enthusiasts around the country and is hoped to be a fruitful one, sources say.