This was briefed to Media on Local Hotel by Sponsors of Faysalbnank on Wednesday.
In Faysalbank T20 Cup All 45 Matches 6 matches will be played a day and 14 Teams participating in this event including Two Groups A and B. The Group A consists Sialkot Stallions, Karachi Zebras, Lahore Lions, Abbott bad Falcons, Multan Tigers, Islamabad Leopards and Quetta Bears While Group B Consists of Lahore Eagles, Faisalabad Wolves, Peshawar Panthers, Karachi Dolphins, Hyderabad Hawks, Bahawalpur Stags and Rawalpindi Rama.The Opening match will be played from December 1 between Karachi Dolphins and Peshawar Panthers.
This Event will close to end on December 9.
Two Semifinal matches will be played on December 8 and Final Match on December 9.
The Sialkot Stallions won its Title in last edition.
The winning team will be receiving a cash prize of rupees two million with runners-up will get rupees one million.
Speaking at the trophy presentation ceremony of the National T20 Cup, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director Domestic Cricket Zakir Khan has said that the upcoming National Twenty20 Cricket Cup is a test case of PCB and Punjab government relations for organizing a high profile cricket activity.
It is a leap forward to organize cricket with the cooperation of Punjab government and we are focusing on holding the Twenty20 in successful manner. Zakir said
PCB is giving top priority for the recommencement of international cricket in Pakistan and PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf is beseeching Pakistan’s case at every international cricket forum. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is also supporting Pakistan on this issue. “We are confident that the Punjab government will provide top security for the successful holding of the event and we look forward to their cooperation for the cause of cricket,” he added.
He said PCB’s resolve is to further strengthen the domestic cricket in line with our vision of providing cricketing opportunities at all levels and in achieving this objective Faysal Bank has been our valued partner. “PCB values this partnership that goes a long way in improving the standard of domestic cricket in the country.”
While the sponsors remarks are as under:
“Our corporate brand promise ‘bank on ambition’ ties in perfectly with the sponsorship of the domestic cricket platform. We are supporting cricket to find new talent to make its mark in Pakistan cricket and through this process we will be strengthening the base of the game. The success of this tournament translates into the success of the Pakistan on the international platform.”