The IPL is a platform for new cricketers to prove themselves. Apart from the playing eleven, there are many players in the team who practice consistently with these teams and polish their game. Some of these players become future star cricketers. Monark Goyal from Panchkula is one such cricketer who has been invited by the Rajasthan Cricket Association and Rajasthan Royals for a 7-day development camp. This camp is taking place in Jaipur from April 23. Monark is an opening batsman and has been delivering excellent performances consistently for many years. He mentioned that he has played for the Rohtak Blasters in the Haryana Premier League. Besides that, he has played in the national under-14, under-17, and under-19 categories. Currently, he is also part of the Chandigarh under-19 and under-23 teams.
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No hunger or thirst while playing cricket
Monark mentioned that he doesn’t feel hungry or thirsty while playing cricket. He plays cricket for 8 to 10 hours daily. He receives coaching from coaches Jeetendra Kumar and Surender Singh. He also goes to Chandigarh Lake Club for fitness. Additionally, he has a bowling machine at home so that there are no hindrances during practice.
Monark excels in studies as well
Monark mentioned that he scored 95% in his 10th grade exams. Besides playing cricket, he also plays table tennis and focuses on his studies. To ensure no compromise on his studies, he also takes tuition. His school teachers pay special attention to his studies, and whenever he faces any difficulties, he can ask them for help anytime.
Family fully supports him in sports
Monark mentioned that his father, Prof. Navdeep Goyal, is a professor (Chairman) in the Physics Department of Punjab University and a Senate member at PU. His mother, Mrs. Sangita Goyal, is a housewife. His brother, Karan Goyal, is a cricketer. He gathers all the information regarding studies from his father, health-related information from his mother, and cricket-related information from his brother. Hence, he doesn’t face any difficulties.
Wants to become a powerful batsman like Rohit Sharma
Monark mentioned that his favorite cricketer is Rohit Sharma, and he also wants to become a powerful batsman like him. He is working hard to improve his cricket skills. Moreover, he is learning a lot from such competitions. Gautam Gambhir, the brand ambassador of Punjab in the Indian Junior Players League under-18, is also there. If he continues to perform well, he will surely gain international recognition.