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Second Edition of U-16 PCB- PEPSI Cricket Stars Program
Lahore July 8, 2011: First Phase of PCB-PEPSI Cricket Stars Program for U-16 players will start from 10th July 2011. This will be the Second Edition of the program which is being conducted by PCB in collaboration with PEPSI International. The Program is aimed at identifying the Cricket Talent in the Pakistani Youth and would help in developing skilled cricketers at the grassroot level which can then be groomed to become super stars of the future.
The Pepsi-PCB cricket stars program will be conducted in 4 phases. In the first phase open trials will be held in 43 districts that would conclude in October 2011.
In the second phase around 35 shortlisted players would appear for final trials at respective regional headquarters for the selection of 11 Regional and 1 FATA Team and a short training camp of teams would be held under NCA designated coaches in November 2011.
In the 3rd phase Inter region U-16 tournament would be held in November / December 2011. In the 4th phase 24 top performers of the Inter region U-16 tournament, selected by the national selection committee would be organized in January / February at NCA, Lahore under NCA elite coaches.
The Trials for the first phase of this nationwide talent hunt program for young and upcoming players will be held in 43 districts of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and AJK.
Players born on or after September 1, 1995 are eligible to appear for trials. Original Form B of NADRA is required for age verification and no other document in this regard would be accepted.
In this phase Talent Hunt Officers and Regional Coaches will conduct 2 days open trials at each of the district selected for this purpose, which will be followed by the age verification process to be conducted by NCA medical panel.
Players clearing the age verification process will be shortlisted for final trials to be held at a later date at respective regional headquarters.
The Schedule of trails for the First Phase is attached:
PEPSI-PCB STARS PROGRAM FOR U-16S JULY 2011 - OCTOBER, 2011 PHASE 1 – PUNJAB
|1||Mirpur, AJK||Islamabad||10-11 July, 2011||Muncipal Stadium, Mirpur|
|2||Islamabad||Islamabad||10-11 July, 2011||Diamond Cricket Ground|
|3||Gujrat||Islamabad||18-19 July, 2011||Ch. Zahoor Elahi Stadium|
|4||Sheikhupura / Nankana||Sialkot||18-19 July 2011||Sheikhpura Cricket Stadium|
|5||Sialkot, Narowal, Daska||Sialkot||18-19 July 2011||Jinnah Stadium Skt|
|6||Gujranwala, Hafizabad, M'bahauddin||Sialkot||26-27 July 2011||Jinnah Stadium, Gujranwala|
|7||Faisalabad, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Gojra||Faisalabad||26-27 July 2011||Iqbal Stdm, Faisalabad|
|8||Sargodha, Khoshab,Bhakkar||Faisalabad||07 - 08 Sep, 2011||Sports stdm Sargodha|
|9||Kasur||Faisalabad||07 - 08 Sep, 2011||Sports Complex Kasur|
|10||Mianwali, Attock,||Rawalpindi||15-16 Sept, 2011||DCA Ground, Attock|
|11||Rawalpindi||Rawalpindi||15-16 Sept, 2011||Rawalpindi Stadium|
|12||Jhelum, Chakwal||Rawalpindi||15-16 Sep, 2011|
|13||Lahore||Lahore||23-24 Sept, 2011||Govt College Ground|
|14||Lahore||Aligarh Cricket Ground MT|
|16||Multan, Khanewal||Multan||1-2 Oct, 2011||Multan Stadium|
|17||Sahiwal, Pakpattan,Harrappa||Multan||1-2 Oct, 2011||Rai Ali Nawaz Stadium|
|18||Bahawalpur, Lodhran||Multan||9-10 Oct, 2011||Dring Stadium BWP|
|19||Vehari, Burewala,Guggomandi,||Multan||9-10 Oct, 2011||Q A Stadium Burewala|
|20||Layyah, Muzaffargarh||Multan||17-18 Oct, 2011||Govt College, Layyah|
|21||Okara / Dipalpur||Multan||17-18 Oct, 2011||Gym Ground, Okara|
|22||Rahim Yar Khan||Multan||25-26 Oct, 2011||Mahmud Std RYK|
|23||D G Khan / Rajanpur||Multan||25-26 Oct, 2011||Rajanpur Stadium|
PEPSI-PCB STARS PROGRAM FOR U-16S JULY 2011 - OCTOBER, 2011 PHASE 1 – SINDH
|1||Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Jamshoro, Tando M Khan, Matiari, Nawabshah||Hyderabad||10-11 July 2011||Niaz Stadium, Hyd|
|2||Mirpurkhaas, Sanghar, Nausheroferoze,||Hyderabad||18-19 July 2011||PCB Ground, M'purkhaas|
|3||Larkana, Kamber, Jacobbabad, Dadu||Hyderabad||7 - 8 Sept, 2011||Sheikh Zaid colony Larkana|
|4||Shikarpur, Kandhkot, Sukkur, Khairpur||Hyderabad||15-16 Sept, 2011||Shahi Bagh Stadium, Shikarpur|
|5||Karachi||Karachi||21-22 Sept, 2011||TBC|
PEPSI-PCB STARS PROGRAM FOR U-16S JULY 2011 - OCTOBER, 2011 PHASE 1 – BALOCHISTAN
|1||Quetta, Pishin, Kalat, Matung, Kuchlak, Sariab, Panjpai,||Quetta||10-11 July, 2011||Bugti Stadium, Quetta|
|Huna, Pishin, Ziarat, Hakalzai, Bustan,|
|Karbal, Huramzai, Khanozai|
|Karezat, & Burshur|
|2||Killa Abdullah, Gulistan, Duban,||Quetta||18-19 July, 2011||Sadiq Cr Grnd, Chaman|
|3||Naushki, Kharan,Washu, Chagi,||Quetta||26-27 July 2011||Noshki Cricket|
|4||Loralai, Zhob, Killa Saifullah, Barkhan,||Quetta||7-8 Sept, 2011||Gt High School|
|Sherani Musakhail, Muslim Bagh, Duki.||Loralai|
|5||Sibi, Kuhlo, Derabugti, Mach,||Quetta||15-16 Sept, 2011||PCB Stadium, Sibi|
|Bolan, Bahgh & Dahdar|
|6||Turbat, Mand, Tump, Panjgoor,Buleda||Quetta||23-24 Sept, 2011||Ketch Sports Complex|
|7||Naseerabad, DM Jamali, Tambo , Chater||Quetta||1-2 Oct, 2011||Shaheed Abdul Ghaffar|
|Jahlmagsi, Derabugti, Jaffarbad||Sial Cricket Stadium|
|Dera Allahyar, Ustam Muhammad||Naseerabad|
|8||Uthel, Hub, Awaraan, Lasbela||Quetta||1-2 Oct, 2011||Jam Mir Ghulam Qadir|
PEPSI-PCB STARS PROGRAM FOR U-16S JULY 2011 - OCTOBER, 2011 PHASE 1 – KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA
|1||Swabi, Bunir||Abbotabad||10-11 July, 2011||Kgohati Cricket Stdm|
|2||Kohat, Hangu, Bannu, Karak||Abbotabad||10-11 July, 2011||Kohat Sports Ground|
|3||D.I. Khan, Lakki Marwat, Tank||Abbotabad||18-19July 2011||Gomal Unv D.I. Khan|
|4||Mardan, Dir (Upper)||Abbotabad||18-19July 2011||Mardan Stadium|
|5||Manshera, Batgram, Kohistan, Chitral||Abbotabad||26-27 July 2011||Hazara University ground|
|6||Abbotabad, Haripur||Abbotabad||26-27 July 2011||Abbotabad, Stadium|
|7||North Waziristan, F.R Bannu, F.R Lakki||FATA||7- 8 Sept 2011||Bannu|
|F.R Tang, F.R D. I Khan, Tank, South Waziristan|
|8||Kyber Agency, Mohmand Agency, Bajaur Agency||FATA||7- 8 Sept 2011||Arbab Niaz Stadium Peshawar|
|Kurram Agency, Orakzai Agency, F. R Kohat|
|9||Peshawar, Lower Dir||Peshawar||15-16 Sep, 2011||Arbab Niaz Stadium Peshawar|
|10||Noshera, Charsada, Swat||Peshawar||23-24 Sept, 2011||Arbab Niaz Stadium Peshawar|