FOX8’s Cricket Superstar has announced its 15 contestants who will battle it out for a rookie contract for the 2012-13 season.
They also score a four month scholarship at Cricket Australia’s Centre of Excellence in Brisbane.
They are: Justin Avendano (18), Josh Clarke (18), Richard Potter (18) and Jake Scicluna (17) from New South Wales; Sam Brandon (20) andJackson Smith (19) from Queensland; Chris Chellew (21), Jake Fawcett (21) and David Vernon (21) from Western Australia; Mason Crozier (20) and Ian Holland (21) from Victoria; Alex Frick (19), James Moss (22) and Cameron Williams (20) from South Australia; and Ben Cooper (19) from Tasmania.
The 10-part series hosted by Lee Furlong is a successor to Football Superstar and sees 15 young players residing in a state-of-the-art mansion in Brisbane while competing in cricket challenges.
There is even a weekly non-cricket challenge designed to test character, including skydiving, catwalk modelling, rally driving and Bollywood dancing.
Judging are Allan Border and former Australian test cricketer Graham Manou.
Cricket Superstar is a collaboration between North One Television Australia, FOX8 and Cricket Australia.
It will air from FOX8 from Wednesday, January 4 at 7.30pm.