Jalalud­din in­au­gu­rates Naz­imabad Su­per Cup T20

Pakistan Observer - - SPORTS -

KARACHI—Test Crick­eter Jalalud­din for­mally opened the Naz­imabad Su­per Cup T20 Tour­na­ment as he hit the ball dur­ing a col­or­ful cer­e­mony held Satur­day.

The tour­na­ment will be played from 1st of Ramzan at the KCCA Sta­dium North Naz­imabad. First match will be played be­tween Qasmi Gymkhana and United Sports at KCCA Ground North Naz­imabad.

In­ter Na­tional Crick­eter An­wer Ali, first class crick­eter Shoaib Habib, Sa­jid Ab­basi, Za­far Ahmed, An­war-ul-Haq, Shahid Wadood, Ilyas Khan, test um­pire Ri­azud­din and Azam Khan of Pak­istan Cricket Club, Omar As­so­ci­ates and Quetta Gla­di­a­tor were also present on this oc­ca­sion along with the pres­i­dent or­ga­niz­ing com­mit­tee Tahir Nisar, Secretary Mirza Azam Baig and Chief Or­ga­nizer M. Raisud­din.

Speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, the chief guest test crick­eter Jalalud­din ap­pre­ci­at­ing the hold­ing of Naz­imabad Su­per Cup T-20 said the young and emerg­ing tal­ent of the city would be ben­e­fit­ted from this and get the op­por­tu­nity to show­case their tal­ent in a qual­ity en­vi­ron­ment.

He said we have lot of tal­ent here and only needs cricket matches to be played on good and higher level.

He called it a good omen that the city’s un­der 16 team be­came na­tional cham­pion and said en­cour­age­ment of play­ers was key to suc­cess.

He also urged the or­ga­niz­ers to en­cour­age the young lo­cal tal­ent by giv­ing them their due share in the in­come.

The chief guest of­fered his full sup­port and co­op­er­a­tion for the event and ex­pressed the hope that this tour­na­ment would re­vive the tra­di­tion of high class com­pet­i­tive T-20 cricket in the city.

Test um­pire Ri­azud­din, pres­i­dent or­ga­niz­ing com­mit­tee Tahir Nisar and others also ad­dressed the in­au­gu­ral cer­e­mony.

The Naz­imabad Su­per Cup T-20 2016 will be played on league ba­sis hav­ing the to­tal prize money of Rs 187,000. All matches will start at 2:00 pm. The win­ner will get Rs 100,000 cash re­ward whereas the run­ner up will re­ceive Rs 50,000. The best bats­man and best bowler of the tour­na­ment will get Rs 10,000 and the man of the match also to re­ceive Rs 1000.—APP

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