Karachi: For the title within the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, 6 groups must run for the title whereas from right this moment within the preliminary spherical, the present champion Central Punjab will face the primary Sindh staff.
Pakistan's largest home occasion, the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, kicks off on Sunday. In the primary spherical, Sindh will face defending champions Central Punjab on the National Stadium, whereas Balochistan will await Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the UBL Sports Complex. Northern Punjab will face Southern Punjab on the NBP Sports Complex.
The captain of Sindh is Sarfraz Ahmed, Yasir Shah of Balochistan, Ashfaq Ahmed of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azhar Ali of Central Punjab, Noman Ali of Northern Punjab and Shaun Masood of Southern Punjab.
The complete prize cash of the event is Rs. 17 million, out of which Rs. 10 million will go immediately into the pockets of the winner aspect whereas a verify of Rs. 50 million may even be introduced to the runner-up.
The finest participant, batsman, bowler and wicket-keeper will get Rs 5.5 lakh whereas the perfect participant of the ultimate will get Rs 50,000. Central Punjab staff to defend title Are a part of Punjab.
Azhar Ali stated that he’ll do his finest to efficiently defend the title whereas the staff will enter the sphere with an aggressive technique like final yr, hopefully the occasion will see high quality cricket and wonderful competitions.
Former Sindh Test captain Sarfraz Ahmed vowed to do his finest and stated that our batting line-up will rely upon Fawad Alam and Asad Shafiq, each participant within the present squad is working exhausting and desires to do extra. Win extra matches. Zeeshan Malik and Naveed Malik would be the focus of final yr's runners-up staff Northern. Captain Noman Ali stated that we’re decided to carry out effectively.
On the opposite hand, Southern Punjab captain Shaun Masood stated that on this double league based mostly occasion, every staff can have a good likelihood to return to the event. In Balochistan, Imran Butt, Sami Aslam and Abdul Wahid Bangalzai shall be out there whereas captain Yasir Shah will lead the bowling assault. He stated that the Balochistan staff desires to start out the occasion with optimistic pondering. He made it to the First Squad because of his wonderful efficiency within the Second XI. He is anticipated to carry out effectively.
Ashfaq Ahmed is main Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a consequence of Muhammad Rizwan's engagement on nationwide obligation. The bowling assault consisting of Junaid Khan, Imran Khan, Usman Shinwari and Samin Gul is skilled. Ashfaq Ahmed stated that luckily our squad is seniors. And the juniors are the perfect mixture, I’ll attempt to play an necessary function within the victory of the staff with my finest particular person efficiency this yr in addition to final yr.