Pakistan Cup to begin on April 25, announces PCB
LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced Pakistan Cup one-day tournament from 25th April 2018 in Faisalabad.
Five teams — Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, and Federal Areas — will feature in the tournament. The day-night 50-over matches will be held at Iqbal Stadium.
The opening match of the tournament will be played between Punjab and Balochistan on April 25 (Wednesday). The participating teams will feature in four matches each before the top two teams making it to the final to be played on May 6.
Kamran Akmal will lead the Federal team while Umar Amin will lead Sindh, Ahmed Shehzad will captain Balochistan, Fakher Zaman will be leading KP and Shoaib Malik will be skipper for Punjab team.
Balochistan: Ahmed Shahzad (captain), Rizwan Hussain, Rameez Raja Jr, Khushdil Shah, Akbarur Rehman, Faizan Riaz, Rohail Nazir, Bismillah Khan, M Irfan, Muhammad Nawaz (vice-captain), Sohail Tanvir, Anwar Ali, Mir Hamza, Umar Gul, Shaheen Shah Afridi
Punjab: Shoaib Malik (captain), Zain Abbas, Sahibzada Farhan, Abdul Samad, Asif Ali, Ashfaq Ahmed, M Rizwan (vice-captain), Sohail Akhtar, Osama Mir, Kashif Bhatti, Imran Khan Sr, M Sami, Wahab Riaz, Shahid Yousaf, Abdur Rehman Muzammal
Sindh: Umar Amin (captain), Salman Butt, Gohar Ali, Fawad Alam (vice-captain), Iftikhar Ahmed, Danish Aziz, Rameez Aziz, Adnan Akmal, Muhammad Asghar, Bilal Asif, Aamir Yamin, Junaid Khan, Sohail Khan, Taj Wali, Muhammad Irfan Sr.
Federal Areas: Kamran Akmal (captain), Sarmad Bhatti, Abid Ali, Awais Zia, Sohaib Maqsood (vice-captain), Ashiq Ali, Saad Nasim, Hussain Talat, Raza Ali Dar, Raza Hasan, Ammad Butt, Salman Ali Agha, Waqas Maqsood, Usman Shinwari, Umaid Asif
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: M Hafeez (captain), Shan Masood (vice-captain), Khurram Manzoor, Israrullah, Umar Akmal, Saud Shakeel, M Saad, M Irfan, Adil Amin, Hassan Khan, Hammad Azam, Ziaul Haq, Sameen Gul, Sadaf Hussain, M Hasan.
Courtesy ARY Sports