ISLAMABAD - A month-long first-ever Diamond Cricket Coaching Clinic concluded here at the Diamond Ground with young cricketers being helped to improve basic techniques of batting, bowling and to enhance their fielding skills. This Clinic, started on July 1st and concluded on 31st July, unearthed many young cricketers to serve not only Islamabad but country too in the near future, said coach M Nadeem, who supervised the clinic. Rawalpindi Region head coach Sabih Azhar and Islamabad head coach Taimoor Azam also delivered lectures and gave tips during their visits to the clinic from time to time. "I foresee some quality cricketers to be part of Islamabad and would surely excel at the national level," said President Diamond Cricket Club Zubair Ahmed Sheikh. Zubair Shaikh was chief guest on the occasion with ICA Vice President Syed Abrar Rizvi, who presided over the ceremony, Secretary ICA Nasir Iqbal and head coach Rawalpindi Region Sabih Azhar distributed certificates. It was first time that Diamond Club conducted this well-conceived clinic as a pilot project on the initiative undertaken by Moeid Shaikh, along with Coach Nadeem Ahmed and Muddasir Ali. Following the assessment and utility of this clinic, the Diamond Club plans to widen the scope of holding similar clinics in the future for U-14 and U-16 cricketers during summer vacation every year. In all, 56 U-14 and U-16 cricketers underwent training and coaching during this season under the coaching of M Nadeem and his assistant Muddasir Ali. Several matches were also played to assess the qualitative skills of the youngsters. "This is first step of young lads towards big time cricket in their future progress," said Sabih Azhar, head coach of Rawalpindi Region which lifted National Super-8 T-20 Cup this year. "I am impressed with the dedication of the youngsters and the training imparted to them by their coaches," said Taimoor Azam, head coach Islamabad Region. Vice President ICA Abrar Rizvi appreciated the clinic and advised all the clubs in Islamabad to utilize summer vacations for holding similar clinics for young cricketers in future too.