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National T20 Cup 2023 complete schedule and squads

National T20 Cup 2023 complete schedule and squads

The cricketing fever in Pakistan is set to reach new heights as the National T20 Cup 2023 gears up for action, commencing on November 24 and continuing until December 10. This highly anticipated tournament will witness the participation of 18 teams, showcasing the prowess of some of the finest cricketing talent in the country.

Spread across four prestigious venues in Karachi, including the National Bank Stadium, UBL Sports Complex, HPC Oval Ground, and NBP Sports Complex, the tournament promises an exhilarating cricketing spectacle.

A unique feature of the National T20 Cup 2023 is the inclusive approach towards fans, as entry to the matches is entirely free. Spectators will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the cricketing extravaganza, with specific enclosures dedicated to legends of the game—Hanif Mohammad, Javed Miandad, and Fazal Mahmood. These enclosures will add a touch of nostalgia and honor the cricketing legacy that has shaped the sport in Pakistan.

The tournament unfolds with a dynamic format, starting with the group stage and advancing to the Super Eight stage. In total, 63 games are scheduled, with the group stage featuring 32 matches. The 18 participating teams are strategically divided into four groups, intensifying the competition from the outset.

Group A comprises Lahore Whites, Peshawar, Karachi Blues, Larkana, and Quetta, while Group B includes Lahore Blues, Karachi Whites, Islamabad, Hyderabad, and Dera Murad Jamali. Group C features Rawalpindi, Abbottabad, Faisalabad, and Bahawalpur, and Group D consists of Multan, Sialkot, FATA, and AJK. The top two teams from each group will progress to the Super Eight stage, where the battle for supremacy will unfold in a round-robin format from December 1 to 8.

As the competition intensifies, the top four teams emerging from the Super Eight stage will secure their spots in the semi-finals. The semi-final clashes are scheduled for December 9 at the National Bank Stadium, with the first match at 1500 PKT and the second at 2000 PKT, promising nail-biting encounters that will determine the finalists.

The grand finale, scheduled for December 10 at the National Bank Stadium, promises to be a culmination of cricketing excellence. The toss is set for 1930 PKT, and the first ball will be bowled at 2000 PKT, setting the stage for a riveting showdown. The stakes are high, with PKR 5 million awaiting the tournament winners and PKR 2.5 million for the runner-ups.

Recognizing individual brilliance, the tournament offers a range of awards, with the player of the tournament receiving a commendable prize of PKR 250,000. Additionally, the best batter, best bowler, and best wicket-keeper will each be awarded the same amount.

The player of the final will be bestowed with PKR 50,000, while outstanding performances in the Super Eight games and semi-finals will be recognized with a player of the match award, each carrying a prize of PKR 25,000.

Here is complete schedule for National T20 Cup 2023

Date Teams Venue Timings
24-Nov Lahore Region (W)-Larkana Region NBP Sports Complex Karachi 10:00 AM
24-Nov Karachi Region (B)-Peshawar Region NBP Sports Complex Karachi 02:00 PM
25-Nov Lahore Region (W)-Peshawar Region NBP Sports Complex Karachi 10:00 AM
25-Nov Karachi Region (B)-Quetta Region NBP Sports Complex Karachi 02:00 PM
26-Nov Quetta Region-Peshawar Region NBP Sports Complex Karachi 10:00 AM
26-Nov Larkana Region-Karachi Region (B) NBP Sports Complex Karachi 02:00 PM
27-Nov Lahore Region (W)-Quetta Region National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
27-Nov Peshawar Region-Larkana Region National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
28-Nov Lahore Region (W)-Karachi Region (B) National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
28-Nov Quetta Region-Larkana Region NBP Sports Complex Karachi 10:00 AM

Group – B

Date Teams Venue Timings
24-Nov Karachi Region (W)-Islamabad Region UBL Sports Complex Karachi 10:00 AM
24-Nov Hyderabad Region-D.M. Jamali Region UBL Sports Complex Karachi 02:00 PM
25-Nov Karachi Region (W)-D.M. Jamali Region UBL Sports Complex Karachi 10:00 AM
25-Nov Lahore Region (B)-Hyderabad Region UBL Sports Complex Karachi 02:00 PM
26-Nov Karachi Region (W)-Lahore Region (B) National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
26-Nov Islamabad Region-D.M. Jamali Region National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
27-Nov Lahore Region (B)-D.M. Jamali Region UBL Sports Complex Karachi 10:00 AM
27-Nov Islamabad Region-Hyderabad Region UBL Sports Complex Karachi 02:00 PM
28-Nov Karachi Region (W)-Hyderabad Region National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
28-Nov Lahore Region (B)-Islamabad Region UBL Sports Complex Karachi 10:00 AM

Group – C

Date Teams Venue Timings
24-Nov Rawalpindi Region-Abbottabad Region National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
24-Nov Faisalabad Region-Bahawalpur Region National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
26-Nov Rawalpindi Region-Faisalabad Region HPC Oval Ground Karachi 10:00 AM
26-Nov Abbottabad Region-Bahawalpur Region HPC Oval Ground Karachi 02:00 PM
27-Nov Rawalpindi Region-Bahawalpur Region HPC Oval Ground Karachi 10:00 AM
27-Nov Abbottabad Region-Faisalabad Region HPC Oval Ground Karachi 02:00 PM

Group – D

Date Teams Venue Timings
24-Nov Multan Region-Sialkot Region HPC Oval Ground Karachi 10:00 AM
24-Nov FATA Region-AJK Region HPC Oval Ground Karachi 02:00 PM
25-Nov Multan Region-AJK Region National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
25-Nov Sialkot Region-FATA Region National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
27-Nov Multan Region-FATA Region NBP Sports Complex Karachi 10:00 AM
27-Nov Sialkot Region-AJK Region NBP Sports Complex Karachi 02:00 PM

Super 8 Formation:

    • The teams that finish as No. 1 in their respective groups (Teams A, C, E, and G) move forward to the Super 8 stage.
    • The teams that finish as No. 2 in their respective groups (Teams B, D, F, and H) also advance to the Super 8 stage.

Composition of Super 8:

    • Team A (No. 1 from Group A)
    • Team B (No. 2 from Group A)
    • Team C (No. 1 from Group B)
    • Team D (No. 2 from Group B)
    • Team E (No. 1 from Group C)
    • Team F (No. 2 from Group C)
    • Team G (No. 1 from Group D)
    • Team H (No. 2 from Group D)

National T-20 SUPER-8 (2023-24)

Date Match Venue Timings
1-Dec AB National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
1-Dec CD National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
1-Dec EF UBL Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
1-Dec GH NBP Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
2-Dec EH National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
2-Dec FG National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
2-Dec AD UBL Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
2-Dec BC NBP Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
3-Dec AC National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
3-Dec BD National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
3-Dec EG UBL Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
3-Dec FH NBP Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
4-Dec BH National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
4-Dec CE National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
4-Dec AG UBL Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
4-Dec DF NBP Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
5-Dec
6-Dec AF National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
6-Dec DG National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
6-Dec BE UBL Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
6-Dec CH NBP Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
7-Dec BF National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
7-Dec CG National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
7-Dec AE UBL Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
7-Dec DH NBP Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
8-Dec AH National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
8-Dec DE National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
8-Dec BG UBL Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM
8-Dec CF NBP Sports Complex Karachi 11:00 AM

National T-20 SUPER-8 (2023-24) – Semi-Finals and Final

Date Match Venue Timings
9-Dec No.1 team Vs No.3 Team National Bank Stadium Karachi 03:00 PM
9-Dec No.2 team Vs No. 4 Team National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM
10-Dec Winner of 1st SF Vs Winner of 2nd SF National Bank Stadium Karachi 08:00 PM

National T20 Cup 2023 Squads

To see complete squads, click here

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  1. Faizan Ali Mazhar

    November 24, 2023 at 8:47 am

    Well-written! I want to see Zainab as a well-known content writer.

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