Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2021-22 commences on 20 October
Lahore, October 15, 2021:PCB PR
The six departments of the Cricket Association have finalized their squads for the first-class Pakistan Championship, the 2021-22 Quaid-e-Azam Cup, which kicks off at three stadiums in Punjab from Wednesday 20 October.
Imran Butt, Azhar Ay, Iftikhar Ahmed, Numan Ali, Fuad Alam and Muhammad Abbas will lead Balochistan, Central Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Northern, Sindh and Southern Punjab in the three-month tournament, in which each team plays the other. Twice in the group stage of 10 rounds.
The first five rounds will be held at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad and Multan Cricket Stadium while the last five and final rounds will be held in Karachi with UBL Sports Complex, SBP Sports Complex and NBP Sports Complex. .
The National Stadium will host the five-day final, which will take place from December 25-29. The Quaid-e-Azam Cup 2020-21 edition produced some exciting cricket with the final match, which was also held at the National Stadium, and turned into a historic match between central Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Balochistan team: Imran Butt (centre), Abdul Wahed Bengalzai, Akbar Rahman, Imad Butt, Ayaz Tassour, Bismillah Khan (Web), Jawhar Faiz, Haris Sohail, Imam al-Haq, Junaid Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Raza-Hassan, Taj Wali , Dean Asif, Yasir Shah (fitness)
Central Punjab team: Azhar Ali (m), Abed Ali, Ahmad Bashir, Ahmad Shahzad, Bilal Asif, Bilawal Iqbal, Ehsan Adel, Fahim Ashraf, Hussain Talaat, Junaid Ali (walk) and Muhammad Saad, Muhammad Akhlaq, Saad Naseem, Saif Badr, Waqas Maqsoud, and Zafar Jawhar.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Team: Iftikhar Ahmed (center), Aamir Khan, Adil Amin, Ashfaq Ahmed, Asif Afridi, Imran Khan Sennar, Israrullah, Khalid Osman, Mosaddeq Ahmed, Prophet Gul, Niaz Khan, Rehan Afridi (week), Sahibzada Farhan , Sajid Khan, Samin Gul and Tahir Khan.
The northern team: Noman Ali (centre), Amer Jamal, Aqib Liaqat, Atheer Mahmoud, Faizan Riyad, Muhammad Huraira, Mubasser Khan, Munir Riyad, Musa Khan, Nasser Nawaz, Raheel Nazir (WK), Sarmad Bhatti, Omar Amin, Omar Waheed . Osman Khan Shanwari and Waqas Ahmed.
The Sindh team: Fuad Alam (centre), Asad Shafiq, Ashiq Ali, Hassan Mohsen, Khuzayma bin Tanfir, Mir Hamza, Muhammad Asghar, Muhammad Hassan (wake), Muhammad Hassanein, Muhammad Suleiman, Muhammad Taha, Saad Khan, Shan Masoud, Sharjeel Khan, Sohail Khan and Tabish Khan.
South Punjab team: Muhammad Abbas (centre), Aamir Yamin, Ali Osman, Azam Khan (wake), Hassan Khan, Imran Rafiq, Muhammad Ilyas, Muhammad Imran Randawa, Muhammad Junaid, Naveed Yassin, Tayyib Tahir, Omar Siddiq (wk), Waqar Hussein (Wak), Yusuf Babar, Zain Abbas and Zia al-Haq.
October 20-23 – Balochistan vs Sindh, Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad; Central Punjab vs South Punjab, Multan Cricket Ground, Multan; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Northern, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
October 27-30 – Balochistan vs South Punjab, Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Sindh, Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad; Central Punjab vs Northern, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
3-6 November – Balochistan vs Central Punjab, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; North vs Sindh, Multan Cricket Ground; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs South Punjab, Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
November 10-13 – Balochistan – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; Central Punjab vs Sindh, Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad; North vs South Punjab, Multan Cricket Ground, Multan
17-20 November – North vs Balochistan, Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad; South Punjab vs Sindh, Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore; Central Punjab vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Multan Cricket Ground, Multan
24-27 November – Sindh vs Balochistan, UBL Sports Complex, Karachi; Southern Punjab v Central Punjab, SBP Sports Complex, Karachi; North vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, NBP Sports Complex, Karachi
November 30 December 3 – South Punjab vs Balochistan, UBL Sports Complex; Sindh v. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, SBP Sports Complex; North vs Central Punjab, NBP Sports Complex
December 6-9 – Central Punjab vs Balochistan, NBP Sports Complex; Sindh v Northern, UBL Sports Complex; South Punjab vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, SBP Sports Complex
December 12-15 – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Balochistan, UBL Sports Complex; Sindh v Central Punjab, SBP Sports Complex; South Punjab vs Northern, NBP Sports Complex
December 18-21 – Balochistan vs Northern, SBP Sports Complex; Sindh vs. South Punjab, NBP Sports Complex; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Central Punjab, UBL Sports Complex
December 25-29 – Final National Stadium in Karachi