KARACHI, May 29: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has allowed Ahmed Mustufa run Cricket Coaching Centre (CCC) to avail the practice facilities at the National Stadium Karachi (NSK).
PCB Chief Lt. Gen. Tauqir Zia has granted permission to for trainees of CCC to getting training and coaching at NSK outdoor practice area. One net has allocated to them.
Following the permission from the PCB, the CCC will now shifting its base from 56, Depot Lines, to NSK from May 31,2003.
CCC has been allowed to use the practice facilities three days a week and it has been mutually decided to hold training and coaching sessions on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday every week from 02.30-50.00 pm.
CCC helped in unearthing new talent have groomed raw teenagers into international cricketers like Faisal Iqbal and Azam Khan. Two batsmen had not even entered their teens when they first stepped at the CCC.
Owais Shah now a England player was an unknown kid when he had first appeared at the CCC way back in the late 1980s.
Ahmed, himself a former first-class cricketer, deserves to be complimented for having established and run the CCC with so much dedication for the last 16 years.—APP