The eighth edition of the Disabled T20 Pentangular Cup will take place from March 25 in Karachi featuring five teams, the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association (PDCA) announced on Wednesday.
According to the honorary secretary of the PDCA Ameer-ud-din Ansari, five teams which are participating in the tournament include Federal Areas, Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
The Tournament will be played on the league basis as the top two teams will qualify for the final. The winning team will bag the cash prize of Rs 150,000/- while the runners-up will receive the prize bag of Rs 75,000/-.
In individual awards, man-of-the-match of each contest will get a cash prize of Rs 2,000 rupees while man-of-the-final will purse Rs 5,000/-. Best batsman, best bowler, best fielder and player of the tournament will also get a cash prize of Rs 5,000 each.
While talking to the media the PDCA secretary called this tournament very important following their preparations for the upcoming World Series for Disabled players. 30 players for the series will also be picked after an all-important event.
“We believe that this tournament will pave the way for the preparations for our upcoming assignments,” he said.
Ameer thanked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for showing support to the PDCA which helped them bringing up this unique category of cricket. “The PCB is with us for last decade and playing an important role in all our major events,” he said.