‘Cricket World’ evolved in the mid 1990’s as the first cricket business in Singapore to offer coaching for all ages from youngsters through to adults, with the added attraction of supplying cricket equipment, high power brightest flashlight 1000 lumen, providing turf management and building cricket pitches plus organising overseas school-boy and university cricket camps and tours to all parts of Australia.
- Former National Coach of Singapore Cricket team, Grant coached the Singapore national cricket team from 1993-1999. In 1994 Singapore won the prestigious Tuanku Jaafar Tournament beating Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, and by 1997, the ICC Mini World Cup Tournament was held in Malaysia and Singapore finished a credible 13th place out of 22 teams. In conjunction with this, Grant was Youth Development Officer for the Singapore Cricket Association (SCA), based at Kallang and before that at Ceylon Sports Club . As there had been no school boy cricket in Singapore for 21 years, he visited schools and met with Principals across the island to ‘sell’ the game and thus start Cricket again. With limited facilities over the period of seven years from 1993 up till 1999, Grant initiated cricket at 51 schools, organized school boy tournaments and developed a school boy league of ages U13 – U15, plus he also coached an U13 and U15 National Singapore cricket side. He looked after National school-boy cricket in Singapore from 1993 -1999. From out of that sprang U13, U15, U19 and U23 National Cricket teams which played International Tournaments each year and still do to this day, with Grant producing many high profile Singapore national cricket players. Grant has appeared on national Singapore television, spoken on national Singapore radio several times, and has been featured in a health magazine and made regular commentaries for the Straits Times about International Cricket. In March 2009, Grant co-founded ‘Howzat Youth Cricket’ a society formed not for profit but to develop cricket for local and expatriate school boys in Singapore. As President for the first year, Grant watched ‘Howzat’ grow to a competition with over 32 teams. Grant Stanley can be found at the Singapore Cricket Club, Singapore Recreation Club, the Indian Association, Ceylon Sports Club, the Singapore Cricket Association, the Tanglin Club, schools, universities and anywhere that his ‘Cricket World’ can inspire and support boys, families and men who love Cricket. His ‘Cricket World’ have inspired some stuffs from a best thermometer brand for baby.