New Delhi: ( 19/12/18) Renowned Bollywood superstar and sports enthusiast Suniel Shetty, cricketing legend Zaheer Khan, and investors extraordinaire Jasmeet Bhatia and Mitesh Shanna, today announced the launch of Ferit Cricket Bash (FCB), India’s fust nationwide cricket league for amateur cricketers. FCB will feature 16 teams representing various regions of the country.
Registration is open to players who are 15+ years, and the best performers will be selected, subject to an intensive 22-city talent search. The league aims to discover the most talented and passionate amateur cricketers from across the country.
The launch ceremony was hosted by Gaurav Kapoor and graced by some of the most iconic names in cricket such as Zaheer Khan, Muttiah Muralitharan, and
Praveen Kumar. Industrialists Jasmeet Bhatia and Mitesh Sharma, co-founders and promoters of FCB were also present.
Suniel Shetty, co-founder of Ferit Cricket Bash said, “Movies and cricket are two unifying factors in our country, and as a sports enthusiast, I am most excited to launch FCB minpartnership with Zaheer, Jasmeet and Mitesh. There is no dearth of passion for cricket in India, and it almost a religion for us.”
Zaheer Khan, Cricket legend and co-founder of PCB said, “I started my Journey amongst hundreds of other cricket enthusiasts. and most of us had nothing, but our love for the game that kept us going. It was the opportunities | had while participating in local tournaments back home that later enable me to represent my country. Therefore, i most definitely reaiise the value of an opportunity given to amateur players, especiaity those with humbie beginnings.”