PCB - Ufone announce King of Speed trials

Lahore April 10, 2013: PCB - Ufone announced the schedule for trials of “King of Speed”, a talent hunt which will reveal the best fast bowling talent.

King of Speed camps will be set up in 10 cities across Pakistan from 13th – 21st April 2013. The trials will be held in two phases, potential bowlers will be registered at their respective stations and the top two bowlers with most potential from each camp will represent their respective cities and move onto the second phase which will be held in Lahore and Karachi.

To facilitate this grand activity PCB will extend full support during the selection process in each of the selected cities and will provide speed detecting guns for the selection of candidates.

After the completion of round two, the three players selected via wild card will join WasimAkram along with bowlers from the Pakistan National team in the National bowling camp to be hosted in Karachi.

Trials for round 1 will be carried out in GarhiKhudaBaksh& Multan on the 13th, in Faisalabad on the 14th, in Karachi &Islamabad on the 15th, in Peshawar on the 16th, in Quetta & Abbottabad on the 17th, in AJK (Mirpur) on the 18th& Lahore on the 20thof April 2013

Top 20 fast bowlers from across Pakistan will join round 2 of trials, which is scheduled to be held on Sunday 21 April, 2013 at National Stadium, Karachi and Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.

As already announced Ufone will give away a grand prize of Rs.One Million in lieu of the Ufone Challenge to the bowler who achieves the fastest bowling speed above 145kmph.

In case of multiple participants achieving this speed, the winner will be selected the amount will be equally shared.

Schedule

Date

City

Venue

Resource Person

GROUP - 1

13-04-2013

Ghari Khuda Buksh

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Stadium

  • ·         Saleem Jaffer
  • ·         Tauseef Ahmad
  • ·         M. Zubair & Waseem ud din(Analyst)

15-04-2013

Karachi

National Stadium

  • ·         Saleem Jaffer
  • ·         Tauseef Ahmad
  • ·         M. Zubair & Shakir Khilji (Analyst)

17-04-2013

Quetta

Bugti Stadium

  • ·         Raj Hans
  • ·         Aslam Sheikh
  • ·         Shakir Khilji & Abdur Rehman(Analyst)

20-04-2013

Lahore

Gaddafi Stadium

  • ·         Abdul Qadir
  • ·         Manzoor Elahi
  • ·         Sajid Hashmi & Faisal Rai (Analyst)

GROUP - 2

13-04-2013

Multan

Multan Stadium

  • ·         Waseem Haider
  • ·         Nadeem Iqbal
  • ·         Usman Hashmi & Salman Gill(Analyst)

14-04-2013

Faisalabad

Iqbal Stadium

  • ·         Ijaz Ahmad Jr.
  • ·         Tanvir Shaukat
  • ·         Usman Hashmi & Nabeel Edgar(Analyst)

15-04-2013

Islamabad

Bhutto Cricket Ground

  • ·         Abdul Qadir
  • ·         Sabih Azhar
  • ·         Khurram Malik & Ahsan Ehsan(Analyst)

16-04-2013

Peshawar

Arbab Niaz Stadium

  • ·         Abdul Qadir
  • ·         Rehmat Gul
  • ·         Khurram Malik & Idrees Ali (Analyst)

17-04-2013

Abbottabad

Regional Academy Ground

  • ·         Abdul Qadir
  • ·         Saqib Faqir
  • ·         Ahsan Ehsan & Majid Shah (Analyst)

18-04-2013

Mirpur (AJK)

Mirpur Stadium-AJK

  • ·         Manzoor Elahi
  • ·         Kamran Khan
  • ·         Usman Hashmi & Sajid Hashmi(Analyst)