Udaipur, February , 2019.
The City of Lakes, Udaipur has been introduced to the most awaited cricket league of the country, Ferit Cricket Bash (FCB).The city which will soon receive the next International Cricket Stadium, has been given another chance to get more exposure via this league. Home to the Rajasthan Cricket Association, this city has gems of cricket.This has led the founders of FCB to come and gather some great talent from here. FCB has come up after breaking all the odds to present a cricket league which will cater to amateur talent all over the country.
Now it depends on the people of Udaipur to come forward with their passion for the game and take Udaipur’s prestige in the cricketing world to the next level. The talent selected from here will get a chance to play for the Udaipur badge team. FCB is a unique league for true cricket enthusiasts not withheld by age, competing to become a part of the 16 teams that will be selected after multiple sessions of rigorous trials and shortlisting processes. Once a participant is selected for the league, he will not only receive the opportunity to play but will also provide a great boost to his career, and also a chance to bring fame to their city.
The amateur cricket enthusiasts of Rajasthan above the age of 15 years are receiving this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a part of this exciting endeavour. The league is all set to offer these enthusiastic hopefuls a shot at playing in the finest stadiums, while being cheered on by their family and friends on live television. The future cricketers will also have the brilliant opportunity of being trained and mentored by renowned names in the cricket industry, like Muttiah Muralitharan, Chris Gayle, Zaheer Khan and Praveen Kumar.
Praveen Kumar, Int’l Cricketer and Mentor at FCB, has said, “India has enormous talent to be extracted and such initiatives are required.Now I am glad to mentor talent of the nation under FCB’s initiative for the country. FCB is providing a great new platform to the Udaipur and the country’s talent”.
Jasmeet Bhatia, founder of FCB, said, “FCB is my greatest dream coming true; when I was a cricket player back in time, I played at the state level and I can totally connect with the situation that amateurs face. I wanted to gift this league to all the cricket aspirants out there so that everyone can at least be given a chance to showcase their skills. And Udaipur has always been a city filled with such talent. I know we will see a flooded response from the people of Udaipurfor FCB.”
Mitesh Sharma, co-founder of FCB, said,“I am absolutely jubilant to come to Udaipurwith Ferit Cricket Bash, as this city can never disappoint us when it comes to cricket. The joy of being able to represent something in a sport is a cherished feeling, and when this can be amplified with being able to represent your state, it is something incomparable. We hope to discover as many passionate amateur cricketers as possible and provide them with a platform to live their dreams and meet their idols. Through FCB, we aim to give these players the experience of a lifetime, and memories they will cherish forever.”
FCB is working on a game format of 15 overs, where one over will be played with an extra swing ball. It will be an amazing journey for the players as cricketing legends will be training them throughout the league and they will be getting massive exposure through FCB as a result.
The winning team will be given a chance to compete in a local club tournament in Australia. Apart from this,the players shortlisted for the 16 teams will receive a cash price of INR 1 lac each. The winning team will be rewarded with INR 31 lacs and the runners up with INR 21 lacs.