Ramdan Cup to commence from June 8
KARACHI—Naya Nazimabad Ramdan Cup 2016 carrying a purse of Rs 2,000,000 would begin from June 8 here at Naya Nazimabad Lawai Stadium.
As many as 16 teams are participating in Ramdan Cup where 31 matches would be played from May 08 to July 05.
Chairman of Tournament Committee of Ramdan Cup 2016, Arif Habib said at a press briefing held at Karachi Gymkhana on Tuesday.
The cup carries total prize money of Rs 2,000,000 where winner of the tournament would get Rs 1,000,000 while runner-up would be given Rs.500,000, he said.
Besides, prizes would be distributed among man of the tournament, Best Bowler, best batsman, best wicket keeper, man of match, man of the quarter-finals, man of semi-finals, man of the match final and best of discipline team, he added.
All expenses of the tournament including prize money is being borne by Arif Habib company and Naya Nazimabad project, he said adding so far we did not contact any organization for sponsorship of the event but we will try for sponsorship to add more colors to the Tournament.
The tournament is being organized in ac- cordance with ICC/PCB T-20 laws and other International laws, he said.
Some matches would be telecast live on Geo-Super and the matches will commence at 11:00 pm sharp.The reporting time of the teams at ground would be 10:30 pm.
Toss will take place at 10:45 pm and if team does not report in the ground by 11:00 pm then walk-over will be awarded.
We are organizing this event to promote the sports activities in Karachi city for youth, he said.
We are in process of registration of Karachi Sports Foundation (KSF) and it would be finalized by end of 2016, he said this while replying to a question.
Teams participating in the tournament includes National Bank of Pakistan, State Bank of Pakistan, United Bank Limited, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited, Omar Associates, PIA Colors, K-Electric, Dollar East Eleven, Qasmi Cricket Club, Dawood Sports, Eaton Cricket Club, Alamgir Gymkhana, Heroes Cricket Club and Atiq Estates.
Among others, Samad Habib, Muhammad Iqbal, Riaz Uddin, Shoib Muhammad were also present on the occasion.—APP