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The winner of Cricket Star 1 - Sukhvir Singh, son of a bus driver from Shahpur village near Mohali, Punjab, is all set to fly to England on Friday, 1st June, to recieve coaching and training at the Leicestershire County Cricket Club. The 19 year old lad has proved his mettle in the all India cricket talent hunt to earn the coveted opportunity to play with Leicestershire Cricket County for this season. Sukhvir Singh, hailing from a humble background with no opportunity to play professional cricket thanked Cricket Star for a once in a life time opportunity that is changing his life story.

Now, with dreams becoming a reality for this budding cricketer, the rest of India can take a clue from Sukhvir's success and start registering themselves for Cricket Star 2.

Thanks to Cricket Star, runner up Dinesh Salunke, from Mumbai is getting a contract to play for Air India and will also be going to the UK to play Club Cricket.

Kapil Dev, the chief selector of the unique all India talent hunt is highly impressed with the passion and commitment of these budding cricketers and has awarded scholarships to Samandeep Singh and Mohammed Abbas to pursue their cricket dreams. Robin Singh the Director of the Cricket Star Academy has agreed to take the Cricket Star contestants for a coaching sting under his guidance at Chennai.

With Cricket Star 1 becoming a resounding success among the youth across India, the unique cricket talent hunt is open for registration. Participants now can log onto www.cricketstar.tv and submit their entries for Cricket Star 2.

About Cricket Star:

'Cricket Star'-Lakhon Mein Ek!!! is a unique, interactive, multimedia talent hunt for the world's best young cricketer(s) whom the entire country will relate to and feel proud of. Cricket Star's passion, drama and energy has captured the hearts and minds of millions of viewers who have followed the unraveling story on television, across the Internet and through their mobile phones. The winner will win an expenses-paid contract with Leicestershire County Cricket Club (one of 18 professional first class teams in the UK) and attractive cash prizes besides earning an international celebrity status.

About IIC:

Investors in Cricket is an innovative company which specializes in the creation and management of sports rights that have relevance to the Asian sub-continent. IIC was formed by a group of businessmen and entrepreneurs who were convinced that their commercial acumen, can-do attitude and passion for the game could have a positive impact on cricket. Over the past 24 months that conviction has been borne out and IIC has grown rapidly. Its properties now include Cricket Star (the cricket reality TV show), The International 2020 Club Championship (the "Champions League of 2020 Cricket"), and the commercial rights of Leicestershire County Cricket Club.

dalip.pande@agilisys.co.uk jayesh.n@ipan.com

Source: Investors in Cricket (Business Wire India)

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