Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 in General, news | 0 comments

Cricket All Stars 2015 has provided a great opportunity for these 10 US cricket players to practice in Houston with the legends who will be playing at Sachin Vs. Warne T20 series in America.
These 10 players get to see the former players from close distance and learn from them, also this gives them a chance that every cricket player wishes to bowl to their favorite batsmen who used to destroy the finest bowlers of international cricket thus challenging themselves against the best in the sport.

Chauka wishes the best of luck for these 10 best players:

Waleed Ahmed

Waleed Ahmed
“When a child grows up there is always a dream that he hopes he never wakes up from, just like when that dream becomes reality he hopes that moment never ends. To meet these legends of the game is like a dream come true that I would never want to end.”

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Japen Patel

“Getting selected as a net bowler is like a dream come true, i feel that all the hard work i have put in through out my career will be paying off in one day.”
Japen Patel

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• All-rounder, Right hand batsman, Right-medium pace bowler
• Current member of USA Mens National Team since 2012
• 2011-2012/2014/2015 South East Regions MVP
• Attended Rajasthan Royals IPL Development Camp 2011-2012

Jannisar Khan

Jannisar Khan
“I am extremely honored to be a part of this event and meet so many legends I admired as a kid.”

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Usman Rafiq

“I am excited for this experience, and looking forward to practicing with the very cricket legends that have inspired me throughout the years. It will be a great honor!!!”
Usman Rafiq

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• Attended Pakistan U15 Camp for Asia Cup in 2002 at Lahore Gaddafi Stadium
• MVP of Houston Cricket League twice in 2012 & 2013
• Attended USA National Camp at Florida in 2013
• Selected for ICC Americas combine in 2015 at Indianapolis

Chiranjeev Reddy

Chiranjeev Reddy
“This is an amazing platform to showcase your talent in front of the US coaches, learn from your peers and of course all the greats of the game. I am very thankful for the opportunity, and looking forward to rub shoulders with my heroes.”

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Sidhesh Pathare

“Extremely honored that I have got such an awesome opportunity to not only interact with these cricket stars but also to learn firsthand and gain some amazing experience.”
Sidhesh Pathare

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• Got selected for USA national development team for the CCUSA nationals 2015 held in Florida.
• Captain of the Triggers Spartans team , which won the division championship in the 2014 T-20 season.
• Vice Captain of the Triggers Spartans team , which won the division championship and the playoff championship in the 2014 F-40 season.
• Captained the annual Best of Houston Indians team vs the best of Houston Pakistan team in the year 2014.
• Consistent scorer in the Houston cricket league for the past 3 years.
• Vice Captain of the Blasters team which won USA friendship cup 2014. Side was lead by Pakistan international cricketer Fawad Alam and had the likes of Nasir Jamshed, Wahab Riaz and Adam Sanford.

Gourav Bajaj

Gourav Bajaj
“I am super excited because not only do i get to meet so many legends of the game but also bowl to them. shall be a wonderful opportunity and learning experience. Can’t wait for the day.”
I am an all-rounder, middle order bat and a right arm off spinner.

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Shuja Naqvi

“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to practice with some of the best cricketers to have ever played the game. I look forward to learning from them and hopefully get a few tips from some of the all time great fast bowlers who will be there. I am really thankful for this opportunity.”
Shuja Naqvi
• USACA national: 3 games, 5 wickets & 3.00 economy.
• CC USA national: 4 games, 2 wickets & 6 economy.

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Shivaram Krishnappa

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“Sachin Tendulkar – name says all. The Star of Indian cricket and more like a GOD to cricket. Name strikes terror in the hearts of bowlers and captains all around the world. When I was informed that, I am one of the net practice bowler, I Could have only imagine what it’s like bowling to worlds best batsmen. This is a life time opportunity for me as bowler or as a cricketer to meet and bowl to great person. I am blessed to have this chance.”

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Ahmed Butt

“Very honored and excited to be part of this event. Looking forward to learn from the legends. For me its an opportunity to pick good things from the legends which made them so special. Dream come true.”
Ahmed Butt

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Right hand top order batsman and off spin bowler. Current HCL team smart choice. Recently represented in ICC America Phase 1.
Comments received from the ICC America coaches “Most technically sound player in Phase 1 selection”.