Inaugural match of Ramazan Cup to be played from today
KARACHI—The inaugural match of Naya Nazimabad (NN) Ramzan Cup 2016 would be played between Dollar East XI and Atiq Estates from today (June 8) at Naya Nazimabad Lawai Stadium.
The event of Ramzan Cup will be inaugurated by Former Test Cricketer Jalaluddin as Chief Guest.
On the occasion, Chairman of Tournament Arif Habib, Chief Executive Muhammad Habib, Director Naya Nazimabad Muhammad Iqbal and Director Tournament former Test umpire Riazuddin will be present.
As many as 16 teams are participating in Ramzan Cup where 31 matches will be played from June 8 to July 5.
The teams are divided into four groups and league round of match will end on June 29, quarter-final round from June 30 to July 02 and semi-finals will be held on July 3 and July 4. The grand final will be played on July 5.
The cup carries total prize money of Rs. 2,000,000 where winner of the tournament would get the prize of 1,000,000 while runner-up would get the prize money of Rs.500,000.
Besides, prizes will be distributed among man of the tournament, Best Bowler, best batsman, best wicket-keeper, man of the match, man of the quarter-finals, man of semi-finals, man of the match final and best of discipline team.
All expenses of tournament including prize money is being borne by Arif Habib company and Naya Nazimabad project.
The tournament is organized in accordance with ICC/PCB T-20 laws and other International laws.
Toss will take place at 10:45 pm and if team does not report on ground up 11:00 pm then walk-over will be awarded.
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.—APP