Paarth Kohli, a student of Pathways School Noida is India’s most promising prospect for baseball. At just 15 years of age, he is the youngest player to be selected for the All India Talent Hunt. The age criteria for the competition was under 17 and 19. He pitches at 75 mph/120kph, which is world class in his age bracket. The young lad is the only 15 year old player to be selected for the national talent hunt.
The Hunt evaluated 20,000 baseball players in India and Paarth, was one of the 100 players who got an offer for the final round of the evaluation. The enthusiastic player has been given an offer by a Pittsburgh Pirates scout to train at MLB’s development center in Germany so that he can be nurtured for a US college ball club like Harvard or MIT. Paarth’s excellent performance in baseball has already put him in the limelight with NDTV and Little India mentioning him in the national and international news.