Belagavi lad Vaibhav V Govekar and cricketer of Vijaya Cricket Academy Belagavi has been selected for the Ranji trophy tournament from Goa. He is a left hand batsman and a part-time bowler.
Currently, he is undergoing his bachelor’s education at Saraswati College in Goa and he completed his education from St. Paul’s high school Belagavi. Vaibhav has been selected in the 15 probables for the match against Services.
After completing his school education in Belagavi he went to Goa. He was very fond of cricket since he was a kid and under the able guidance of the coaches, he has been able to perform very well. He performed well at the Cooch Behar Trophy under 19 group and took 19 wickets and scored 358 runs.
Under the 23 years group playing for Goa at the C K Nayaudu trophy, he scored 2 half centuries and took 5 wickets. On the basis of this performance he has been selected for the Goa Ranji Team.
Vaibhav is also good with academics and had secured 92% in SSLCand had secured 17 rank in PUC exams in Goa.
Vaibhav’s father Dr. Vijaykumar is a noted ophthalmologist and he has supported Vaibhav in his sports career. Vijaya Cricket academy’s senior coach Ravishankar Malshet and Milind Chavan have been training him since long.
Cricket coach Ravishankar Malshet has until now coached three Ranji team players from Belagavi namely Milind Chavan (Goa), Deepak Chougule (Karnataka) and now Vaibhav (Goa).