Yahoo! Cricket's Venkat Ananth spent weeks trying to make sense of BCCI's mysterious expenditure on three specialised academies. It proved difficult.
The attempt to unearth any positive work by these academies was thwarted by administrators who refused to speak on record. This forced us to approach players and other sources who didn't wish to be named. They told us that while these academies did exist, their roles left much to be desired.
This first-person account also explores the possible reasons behind BCCI choosing to shroud the academies in secrecy.
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