LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman announced on Monday that the board would distribute scholarships for the upcoming talent. Also, a university-level cricket championship will be held next year in search of rising stars.
Shahryar Khan has expressed hope to find young, fresh talent in Pakistan. He vowed to search emerging cricketers from school, college and university level.
He announced to hold school and university cricket championships in this regard. The board will distribute scholarships in new talent as well.
The move is intended to produce educated players in the country.
PCB executive committee chairman Najam Sethi said that the board had released Rs 80 million for the provision of cricket in schools and universities. “Fine talent will be produced within four to five years of the revolutionary program,” he added.