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Ufone & PCB has announced ‘ King of Speed ’ trials

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Ufone & PCB has announced ‘ King of Speed ’ trials

Ufone and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) 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 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 Wasim Akram along with bowlers from the Pakistan National team in the National bowling camp to be hosted in Karachi.
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  • 13th April in Garhi Khuda Baksh and Multan
  • 14th April in Faisalabad
  • 15th April in Karachi and Islamabad
  • 16th April in Peshawar
  • 17th April in Quetta and Abbottabad
  • 18th April in AJK (Mirpur)
  • 20th April in Lahore

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

Ufone will give away a grand prize of Rs1 million in lieu of the Ufone Challenge to the bowler who achieves the fastest bowling speed above 145 kmph. In case of multiple participants achieving this speed, the amount will be equally shared.