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Suniel Shetty, Zaheer Khan join hands to Launch Ferit Cricket Bash

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former fast bowler Khan and Bollywood Suniel have joined hands to launch Ferit Bash (FCB), the country's first nationwide league for amateur cricketers.

FCB will feature 16 teams representing various regions of the country. Registration is open for players who are 15+ years, and the best performers will be selected, subject to an intensive 22-city

The league aims at discovering the most talented and passionate amateur cricketers from across the country.

After two intense selection rounds involving several thousand aspiring cricketers across multiple cities in India, the final 224 players will be divided into 16 teams.

These teams, which will be mentored by internationally renowned cricketers and leading coaches from across India, will then compete with each other in an exciting 15-over a side format.

Each will receive a participation fee of Rs 1 lakh along with exciting cash rewards for the winning teams.

The top 14 performers of FCB will be given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent the FCB All Stars Team and participate in a local club level tournament in

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First Published: Thu, December 20 2018. 17:30 IST
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