Allan Border fronts Cricket Superstar trials

Former Test Cricketer Allan Border will front trials for Cricket Superstar in Bunbury today.

Updated: Border will be the key judge for the series.

The Reality series replaces Football Superstar, as it searches for the next cricketing hero.

“The ultimate winner will get a first-class contract, but there will be half a dozen kids who get picked up who aren’t already in the system,” he told News Limited.

“In two to four years’ time, if we pick a kid who plays for Australia, it’s a tick for the show, but it’s also exactly what we’re looking for.”

Cricketers aged between 17 and 22 have applied for the eight different trials around the country. 15 will be selected to participate.

Produced by North One and co-hosted by Lee Furlong, the series airs later this year on FOX8.

Audition info: www.fox8.tv
BUNBURY – Wednesday 12th January at Dalyellup College, Wake Drive, Dalyellup
PERTH – Friday 14th January at WACA, Nelson Crescent, East Perth
BRISBANE – Sunday 16th January at Allan Border Field, 1 Bogan St, Albion QLD (Venue TBC. Check www.FOX8.tv for details)
ADELAIDE – Friday 21st January at Park 25, Cnr of West Terrace & Port Rd, Adelaide
MELBOURNE – Sunday 23rd January at Junction Oval, Queens Rd, St Kilda
HOBART – Tuesday 25th January at Geilston Bay Oval, East Derwent Highway, Geilston Bay
SYDNEY– Sunday 30th January at Blacktown Olympic Park, Eastern Road, Rooty Hill
ALICE SPRINGS– Saturday 12th February at Larapinta Oval, Memorial Drive, Alice Springs NT

Source: News Limited

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