What is Jazz Rising Stars?
Jazz Rising Stars is a talent hunt program which aims to provide an opportunity for the young and potential cricketers at grassroots level, thus ensuring the future of cricket in Pakistan. As part of the program, players will be selected through trails to represent their city. Top 30 players will be sent to National Cricket Academy for training. Best Batsman and Bowler will play for Lahore Qalandars in PSL while selected players will be sent to Australia to train with Sydney Thunders.
What is the qualification criteria to participate in the trials of Jazz Rising Stars?
All potential players between the age group of 15-23 can be a part of the trials to display their cricketing skills and be a part of Pakistan’s first ever career oriented talent hunt program in Pakistan. Participants will have to be existing users of Jazz or Warid.
Which cities will the trails be held in?
The trials will be held in eight different cities across Punjab: Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Bahawalpur, Multan, DG Khan, Faisalabad, Sargodha and Gujranwala.
How many stages will be in the Jazz Rising Stars?
The program consists of a total of three phases. These include the talent hunt, the tournament and the development academy phase.
Where can I get the registration form?
From Jazz Experience Centers, Jazz Point, Warid Business Centers and Warid Franchises.
What is the registration process?
Step # 1
- Existing Customers will provide Jazz/Warid number registered in their own name
- Players under the age of 18, will have to provide Father or Guardian’s number
- New Customer will have to buy a New Jazz or Warid SIM
Step # 2
- After filling the form, players will be provided with a chest card (identity card) for the trial day having a unique code
Step # 3
- Player has to bring the form and card (pasted on the chest) on the trial day
How many players will be shortlisted from the trials?
Out of 9,000 players per city, initially around 300 candidates and subsequently 16 candidates will be shortlisted after trials to form a team.
Will the trials be broadcasted on media?
All trials will be broadcasted LIVE!
What is the future prospect of Jazz Rising Stars?
Top 30 players will be sent to National Cricket Academy for training. In addition to that, Best Batsman and Bowler will be selected to for Lahore Qalandars squad in the emerging category to have a taste of the glittering Pakistan Super League (PSL) while selected players will be sent to Australia to train with Sydney Thunders.
What are the categories of trials?
- Wicket Keeper
Can I register in more than one category?
Player can get registered in only one category from the 4 (Fast-Bowler – Spin-Bowler – Batsman – Wicket Keeper).
Can I participate more than once in a trial?
Player can only appear once in the trial.
Can I participate in more than one city?
Player can only participate in one city.
Can I participate in more than one category in different cities?
Same player cannot participate in different categories in different cities.
Which documents will be required for age verification?
A proof of age document will be required at the time of registration i.e. CNIC or B-Form. After age verification registration form will be filled and a copy will be provided to the player.