Kausar Rana Trust in collaboration with Lahore Qalandars have conducted Player Development Program, a first of its kind cricket talent hunt program across Pakistan. It is by far the largest talent hunt program in the game of cricket across the globe with a vision to engage, encourage and develop young talent from across the Pakistan & globe. The Player Development Program gave and continues to give youngsters a platform of opportunity to showcase their potential.
Trials of more than 500,000 aspiring cricketers have been conducted under this program. The talent hunt was conducted across Punjab, KPK, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. Player Development Program got huge success and recognition both locally and internationally. We have been providing scholarships and financial aid to more than 160 talented players. Best 16 players each year were sent to Australia to play with top clubs of Cricket New South Wales, Cricket Tasmania and Cricket Victoria. All the Australian tours were sponsored by Kausar Rana Trust.
Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, Dilbar Hussain, Usman Qadir, Salman Irshad are a few examples of the players who were identified by Player Development Program and are now serving Pakistan at national and international level.
Success stories of Player Development Program
Winning Inaugural Season of Abu Dhabi T20
Kausar Rana Trust sponsored best selected players of Player Development Program to participate in inaugural season of Abu Dhabi T20. They won the tournament by defeating Multiply Titans in the final.