Shivaji Park Gymkhana is based in Mumbai, India. The club was established in 1909 by Shri. P.G. Marathe and his two brothers along with Mr. S.P. Athalye, Shri. L.M. Vaishampayan, Shri. N.T. Kane and Dr. M.C. Jawale, the Club was born with the name of “New Maharashtra Cricket Club”. That time the club got the ground near Dadar railway station and due to some reasons the ground was absorbed by G.I.P. Railway. In 1923 the club allotted a plot to the Vincent road in Dadar. Then club name changed from “New Maharashtra Cricket Club “ to “Dadar Hindu Gymkhana”. However the club had to vacate this plot also in coming two years. Finally the club allotted a plot at Shivaji Park in 1927. And again the club name have changed from “Dadar hindu Gymkhana“ to “Shivaji Park Gymkhana".
Current committee members of “Shivaji Park Gymkhana” are as follows.
- President – Mr. Pravin Amre
- Vice President – Mr. Vielas Salunkhe
- Vice President – Mr. Samadhan Sarvankar
- Vice President – Mr. Satish Gharat
- Chairman – Mr. Avinash Kamat
- General secretary – Mr. Sanjeev Khanolkar
Lets Talk About Cricket in Shivaji Park Gymkhana. The club is also known as Mecca of Mumbai cricketing world. The club has produced 21 international players. The club has maintained professionals pitches on which they conduct the club matches and practice sessions. Club has decided the annual schedule of the club which include summer vacation coaching scheme. They also run the Cricket academy for the age group 14th to 18th years.
Here are few achievement of the Gymkhana in Cricket
Padmakar Tamil Shield – Reached to the semi final
Comrade Shield Tournament – winner in the year 2008-2009
Dadar Mahim Tournament – Joint winner as the final match could not take place.
Apart from Cricket the Gymkhana also promote and nurture other games which include
- Table tennis
The Recreation Club has their own restaurant who provides the services to their members and guest. The restaurant can accommodate around 50 people. Mr. Yogesh powar is the canteen secretary. For the recreation of the children the club have children’s play area.
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