Mumbai, Four young bowlers, two each from Mumbai and Bengaluru, are set to depart for Australia along with pace bowling legend Jeff Thomson and coach Vishal Mahadik for a month-long training stint.
Prisith Krishna and David Mathais, from Bengaluru, along with Minad Manjrekar and Tushar Deshpande, from Mumbai, would train at the Centre of Cricketing Excellence in Queensland.
The entire trip is being sponsored by IDBI Federal Life Insurance Bowling Foundation, a media release said today.
These youngsters were selected after the successful completion of a two-week camp in Mumbai and a three-week camp in Bengaluru.
IDBI Federal Life Insurance runs two bowling foundations - one with Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and the other with Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) - to promote fast bowling in India, the release added.