The second version of the Pakistan Cup will be played from April this year as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) hopes to expand on the accomplishment of the Pakistan Super League. It is a household fifty-over competition including five groups from the nation over. All the matches will be played at the accompanying settings – Peshawar, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi, Quetta and Lahore.
Same was the situation with Rawalpindi, yet the PCB figured out how to draw Rawalpindi Deputy Commissioner Talat Mehmood Gondal after a meeting with the DC at his office on Thursday.
The five groups incorporate Sindh, Punjab, KP, Federal and Balochistan. Add up to 11 matches including the last will be played, where each group will play four matches and main two groups among the five will contend in the last on April 29.
The triumphant group will get Rs 2 million, while the runners-up group will get Rs 1 million. The best batsman, bowler, all rounder/remarkable cricketer and man of the last will get Rs 50,000 each, though man of the match of the round matches will acquire Rs 25,000 each. On the inaugural day, Punjab will go up against Balochistan.
Pakistan Cup Schedule 2017
April 11: Baluchistan vs Sindh – Bugti Stadium, Quetta
April 13: Baluchistan vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – Bugti Stadium, Quetta
April 16: Punjab vs Sindh – National Stadium, Karachi
April 18: Sindh vs Federal Areas – National Stadium, Karachi
April 21: Baluchistan vs Federal Areas – Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
April 23: Federal Areas vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
April 25: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Punjab – Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar
April 28: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Sindh – Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar
May 1: Baluchistan vs Punjab – Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
May 3: Federal Areas vs Punjab – Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
May 5: Pakistan Cup 2017 Final – Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore