Northern and Central Punjab joined table-toppers Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the Pakistan Cup powered by Servis Tyres – One Day Tournament 2020-21 semi-finals.
First XI Pakistan Cup One-day Tournament 2021
The fifth edition of First XI Pakistan Cup One-day Tournament 2021 is scheduled to be played on double-league basis, will be staged at three Karachi venues – NBP Sports Complex, State Bank Stadium and UBL Sports Complex.
State Bank Stadium will host the two semi-finals on 29 and 30 January and the final on 31 January.
PTV Sports will telecast these fixtures live in Pakistan, while the PCB’s YouTube channel will relay delayed stream all across the globe.
The tournament carries nearly PKR10million in prize money as the PCB continues to incentive top-performers. The tournament winners will bag PKR5million, while the runners-up will pocket PKR2.5million.
The best performers of the tournament – Player of the Tournament, Best Batsman, Best Bowler and Best Wicketkeeper – will equally share PKR1million amongst them and PKR800,000 will be handed to 32 players who receive Man of the Match award in group matches and semi-finals. The Player of the Final will receive PKR35,000.
First XI Pakistan Cup One-day Tournament 2021 Schedule:
|Date||UBL Sports Complex||State Bank Stadium||NBP Sports Complex|
|8 January 2021||Balochistan vs Northern||Southern Punjab vs Sindh||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Central Punjab|
|10 January 2021||Northern vs Central Punjab||Balochistan vs Southern Punjab||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Sindh|
|12 January 2021||Northern vs Southern Punjab||Central Punjab vs Sindh||Balochistan vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa|
|14 January 2021||Central Punjab vs Southern Punjab||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Northern||Balochistan vs Sindh|
|16 January 2021||Northern vs Sindh||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Southern Punjab||Balochistan vs Southern Punjab|
|18 January 2021||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Northern||Central Punjab vs Southern Punjab||Balochistan vs Sindh|
|20 January 2021||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Sindh||Northern vs Central Punjab||Balochistan vs Southern Punjab|
|22 January 2021||Northern vs Sindh||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Southern Punjab||Balochistan vs Central Punjab,|
|24 January 2021||Southern Punjab vs Sindh||Balochistan vs Northern||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Central Punjab|
|26 January 2021||Central Punjab vs Sindh||Northern vs Southern Punjab||Balochistan vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa|
|29 January 2021||1st Semifnal|
|30 January 2021||2nd Semifinal|
|31 January 2021||FINAL|
First XI Pakistan Cup One-day Tournament 2021 Squads:
- Balochistan – Imran Farhat (c), Bismillah Khan (vc), Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Adnan Akmal, Akbar-ur-Rehman, Ali Rafiq, Awais Zia, Ayaz Tasawar, Gohar Faiz, Jalat Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Nazar Hussain, Raza-ul-Hasan, Taimoor Ali, Taj Wali and Umaid Asif
- Central Punjab – Hasan Ali (c), Ahmed Bashir, Ahmed Safi Abdullah, Ali Shan (wk), Ali Zaryab, Bilal Asif, Bilawal Iqbal, Muhammad Akhlaq, Mohammad Saad, Qasim Akram, Rizwan Hussain, Saad Nasim, Sohaibullah, Tayyab Tahir, Usman Salahuddin and Waqas Maqsood
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – Khalid Usman (c), Fakhar Zaman (vc), Adil Amin, Arshad Iqbal, Asif Afridi, Imran Khan Snr, Irfanullah Shah, Israrullah, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Mohsin, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Musadiq Ahmed, Rehan Afridi (wk), Sahibzada Farhan, Sajid Khan and Usman Shinwari
- Northern – Mohammad Nawaz (c), Aamer Jamal, Ali Imran, Asif Ali, Athar Mehmood, Faizan Riaz, Hammad Azam, Jamal Anwar, Mubasir Khan, Muhammad Ismail, Nasir Nawaz, Nauman Ali, Salman Irshad, Sohail Tanvir, Taimoor Sultan and Umar Amin
- Sindh – Saud Shakeel (c), Aaliyan Mahmood, Abrar Ahmed, Anwar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Ghulam Mudassar, Hassan Khan, Khurram Manzoor, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Asghar, Mohammad Azam Khan, Mohammad Umar, Omair Bin Yousaf, Saad Ali, Shahnawaz Dhani and Sharjeel Khan
- Southern Punjab – Sohaib Maqsood (c), Salman Ali Agha (vc), Aamer Yamin, Aaron Summers, Ali Shafiq, Mohammad Ilyas, Muhammad Imran, Mukhtar Ahmed, Rahat Ali, Saif Badar, Umar Khan, Umar Siddiq Khan, Waqar Hussain, Zahid Mahmood, Zain Abbas and Zeeshan Ashraf