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Ferit Cricket Bash announces dates for Delhi trials


IANS New Delhi
Ferit Cricket Bash, India's first independent cricket league for amateur players, on Thursday announced the dates of its preliminary trials for Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. Delhi trials will take place from April 4 to 8 at Karnail Singh Stadium, Railway Colony, Paharganj.
A jury comprising renowned Ranji players and certified coaches will select the best players among the participants. The selected players will further compete in the next round (Phase 2 clinics) to ensure their place in the badge team of their respective state.
FCB is all set to offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to amateur cricketers above the age of 15 years to fulfill their dreams. After rigorous sessions of trials and short-listing processes, the selected candidates will become members of one of the 16 teams.
Cricket legends Muttiah Muralitharan, Chris Gayle, Zaheer Khan and Praveen Kumar will mentor the players. The matches will be aired live on a leading sports channel. The winning team will also get a chance to play in a local club tournament in Australia.
Zaheer Khan, former India cricketer and mentor at FCB said: "I welcome all the participants for trials and wish them good luck for this opportunity. The journey of a lifetime is all set to start and I am excited to watch all the players coming up with extraordinary skills."

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 3:52 PM IST

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