Lahore, July 11, 2017 (PPI-OT):The National Cricket Academy under the auspices of PCB Academies Department has started the first ever eight-week Regional Academies Program for the U19 players at all the 16 regions nationwide to unearth new talent for future Pakistan Cricket. In this connection, 20 players from each region are participating in players development endeavour in all 16 regions under the supervision of Regional Coaching and Support staff.
In addition, the NCA Coaches and Consultants will also visit the academies for specialized lectures and coaching sessions. The main emphasis during the program will be on improving the fitness, technical, tactical and mental skill competencies of the players keeping in view contemporary cricket requirements and upcoming Domestic Season.
Following are the details of the endeavour:
Sr Region Ground Head Coach Asst. Coach 1. Karachi Academy Ground, KHI Saleem Jaffer and Azam Khan Masroor Ahmed and Asim Rizvi 2. Hyderabad Academy Ground, KHI Iqbal Imam Tahir Mehmood 3. Quetta Bugti Stadium Raj Hans Aslam Sh. 4. Larkana Academy Ground, KHI Shoukat Mirza Mazhar Deenari 5. Lahore LCCA/Ittefaq Ground Sajjad Akbar and Kamran Khan Saud Khan and Talat Mirza 6. Bahawalpur Dring Stadium Zahoor Elahi Sajjad Abbasi 7. Faisalabad Iqbal Stadium Tanveer Shoukat Muhamamd Ashraf 8. Sialkot Jinnah Stadium, Skt Tahir Mehmood Shahid Javed 9. Rawalpindi Pindi Stadium Sabih Azhar Bilal Ahmed 10. FATA Arbab Niaz Stadium Ayyaz Akbar Saqib Faqir 11. AJK Mirpur Stadium Ijaz Ahmed Jr. Fahad Akram 12. Multan Academy Ground, MUL Naveed Anjum Nadeem Iqbal 13. DMJ Academy Ground, MUL Javed Hayat Hussain Khosa 14. Islamabad Diamond Ground Taimur Azam Rauf Mirza 15. Abbottabad Abbottabad Stadium Shahid Anwar Rehmat Gul 16. Peshawar PWR University Ground Abdul Rehman Sajid Shah
Mr. Sabih Azhar and Mr. Shahid Anwar will join their regions after the international assignments.
For more information, contact:
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore 54600, Pakistan
Tel: +9242 571 7231 -4
Fax: +9242 571 1860