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Robi Fast Bowler Hunt Camp begins in Rajshahi


‘Robi Fast Bowler Hunt’ campaign began here today aiming to find out promising fast bowlers and creating a positive response among the prospective bowlers of the region. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and its sponsored organization, Robi Axiata
Limited, jointly launched the campaign at Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman Divisional
Stadium here.

A seven-member expert team led by former Bowling Coach of Bangladesh
National Cricket Team is conducting the campaign.Registered candidates are taking part in the campaign since this morning which will continue till 5 pm. The BCB has selected two of the registered candidates till filing of this report. They are Ashif Iqbal and Mohar Sheikh of Rajshahi Clemons Academy.Vice-president of Communication and Corporate Responsibility Division of Robi Iqram Kabir told journalists that around 993 enthusiastic fast bowlers including some females have registered their names to take part in the campaign in Rajshahi division.The campaign has been organised in two phases, where the first phase will start from January 17. The fast bowler selection process will take place in 16 different locations of the country.A total of 64 selected participants will be chosen to go to Dhaka High Performance Camp for the second phase for participating in the final selection round.The participants will be judged based on their physical ability and skills (weight, height, flexibility test, knee to wall).There will be bowling coaches from National Cricket Academy monitoring and recording data for each participant. (BSS)


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