LG in Search of Super Speed Star
July 21, 2015
In a bid to inspire young talent and solidify the country’s reputation for producing the best pacers in the world, Pakistan Cricket Board, together with LG Electronics, announced the start of the LG Super Speed Star Campaign, a nationwide search for the best young bowlers in the country. The campaign is set to officially get underway on 23rd July with a series of trials taking place in five cities. Bowlers selected during the trials will travel to Karachi and join leading FC bowlers for a 12-day camp with Pakistani great Wasim Akram.
The LG Super Speed Star Campaign will run in two phases. Phase one includes a series of trials open to bowlers. PCB-appointed coaches will be on hand to evaluate the young candidates in Peshawar on 23rd July, in Mirpur on 27th July, in Multan on 29th July, in Sukkur on 30th July, and in Quetta on 30th and 31st July 2015.
Short-listed bowlers will advance to the second phase and join leading FC bowlers in a 12-day camp in Karachi. The camp will feature personal training sessions with Wasim Akram, who will be coaching the young bowlers to enhance skill and build stamina. Training sessions will be held in two sessions per day at National Stadium Karachi and the National Cricket Academy Karachi. The camp carries a prize money of Rs 300,000 to be divided among the top bowlers in the camp picked from phase one.
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