Second day of trials for emerging young fast bowlers under ‘Ufone-PCB King of Speed’, was held at Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad. These round 1 trials are part of the initiative taken by Ufone and PCB to hunt and train the best bowling talent in Pakistan.
In Faisalabad Trails were conducted by Ufone and PCB official including Ijaz Ahmad Jr, Tanvir Shaukat along with two Analysts Usman Hashmi and Nabeel Edgar. Huge number of people participated for trails, Faisal Yasin and Rana Adil were the lucky ones who got selected after a very tough competition.
Trials for the rest of the cities in the current phase are also scheduled in the current month, Tomorrow on 15th in Karachi and Islamabad, 16th in Peshawar, 17th in Quetta and Abbottabad, 18th in AJK (Mirpur) and finally on April 20th in Lahore. A total of 20 fast bowlers, 2 from each city will attend round 2.
After the completion of both rounds, the three selected players (via wild card entry) will join Wasim Akram and bowlers from the Pakistan National Cricket team in a camp to be hosted in Karachi.
To reward upcoming talent Ufone has announced a grand prize of Rs. One Million for the bowler who is the fastest among all besides hitting or passing the 145 km/h mark.
In case of multiple participants achieving this speed the amount will be shared equally.