Fastball Challenge

Clydesdale Bank International GPL T20 – FastBall Challenge

What is it ?

• A chance to show you have the fastest throw in Guernsey or the quickest hands

• Two challenges; i) a speed gun test to record your fastest throw ii) 60 seconds on the Insane Crazy Catch… many catches can you do?

When is it ?

• There will be a Challenge round every Friday lunchtime on 15, 22, 29 June and 6 July

• You can take part from 12.00pm to 2.00pm

• From 11.00am to 12.00pm there will be GPL Franchise and local corporate challenges

• The Final will be on GPL Grand Finals Day on 7 July at Port Soif

• There will also be a Junior Challenge for U14’s on GPL Grand Finals Day

Where is it ?

• On the Market Terrace (outside HMV) in town

Which players will I also see?

• Mourant Ozannes – PAUL FRANKS (currently with Nottinghamshire CCC)

• Cenkos – NIC POTHAS (ex. Hampshire CCC)

• Paul and Nic will be helping out on some of the Friday challenges and you can also challenge them

• In addition all the Guernsey Senior Squad players will be down to have a go

Who will be the winner ?

• Each Friday challenge will produce one winner who will go forward to the Final

• Two more finalists will come from a challenge on GPL Finals morning

• The 6 finalists will ‘shootout’ on the Grand Final’s Day

What do I win ?

• Each Friday winner, and the two winners on GPL Grand Finals Day will receive a £50 voucher to spend at The Farmhouse

• The overall winner will get 2 tickets to see England play South Africa in a day/night ODI at the Kia Oval on 31 August plus accommodation at Reubens at the Palace near Victoria Station and return flights to London Gatwick

• The Junior Challenge winner will get 2 tickets to a Sussex CCC game plus accommodation at the Metropole Hotel in Brighton

How do I follow it all ?

• Go to the Island FM website –

• Go to the tournament website –

• Facebook page at –

• Twitter – @GPLcricket

What else ?

• Every game day Friday at Port Soif will be known as ‘Thank GPL It’s Friday’ with BBQ and drinks packs available to enjoy whilst you catch a match

• Every Saturday will be known as ‘Picnic at The Soif’ with hampers available to buy and enjoy at the picnic tables around the ground or on a blanket whilst again you catch all the action across three matches

• The GCB Cricket Factory Roadshow will there to have a go on

• Bouncy Castles and Sid The Shark will be there for the kids to enjoy

• You can have a go at Archery

• Face painting

• Lads and Dads can play Kwik Cricket on the boundary with the sets provided

• Bar and food outlet

• Fireworks on Grand Finals Day (approx. 9.30pm)