LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has released details about the upcoming U13, U16, and U19 trials for regional and Inter-District team selections in Lahore. Players chosen in the U13 and U16 categories will have the chance to participate in regional tournaments for the 2023-24 season, while those selected for the U19 category will compete in the inter-district tournament for the 2024-25 season.
Eligibility criteria are as follows: Players born on or after September 1, 2010, and before September 1, 2014, are eligible for U13 squads; those born on or after September 1, 2007, and before September 1, 2011, are eligible for U16 sides, and players born on or after September 1, 2005, and before September 1, 2009, are eligible for U19 selection.
All players in these age groups must bring their B-forms to the trials, and selected players must present their smart cards for age verification during wrist tests.
Sixteen regions, including districts within brackets, will participate in the three age-group tournaments:
Abbottabad Region (Abbottabad, Buneer, Dir Upper, Haripur, Mansehra, Mardan, and Swabi)
AJK Region (Bagh, Kotli, Mirpur, Muzaffarabad, and Poonch)
Bahawalpur Region (Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Layyah, Muzaffargarh, Pakpattan, Rahim Yar Khan, and Rajanpur)
Faisalabad Region (Bhakkar, Faisalabad, Jhang, Kasur, Mianwali, and Sargodha)
FATA Region (Bajour, Bannu, DI Khan, Khyber, Kohat, Kurram, Mohmand, North Waziristan, South Waziristan, and Tank)
Hyderabad Region (Badin, Benazirabad, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, and Thatta)
Islamabad Region (Central Zone, East Zone, Gilgit Baltistan, North Zone, and West Zone)
Karachi Region (Zones I – VII)
Lahore Region (East, North, and West Zones)
Larkana Region (Dadu, Jacobabad, Khairpur, Larkana, Shikarpur, and Sukkur)
Multan Region (DG Khan, Khanewal, Lodharan, Multan, Okara, Sahiwal, and Vehari)
D.M. Jamali Region (Jaffarabad, Lasbela, Loralai, Naseerabad, and Sibi)
Peshawar Region (Charsadda, Dir Lower, Nowshera, Peshawar, and Swat)
Quetta Region (Chaghi, Gwadar, Kalat, Khuzdar, Killa Abdullah, Noshki, Panjgur, Pishin, Quetta, and Turbat)
Rawalpindi Region (Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, and Rawalpindi)
Sialkot Region (Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Sheikhupura, and Sialkot)