The matches of National ODI Cup for will be played in the grounds of Rawalpindi and Islamabad however, Arbab Niaz cricket stadium Peshawar will also be used for some of the matches. The tournament will start from 25th January (tomorrow) till Sunday 11th February 2018. Peshawar are the defending champions of the tournament as they knocked out Karachi whites in the final of last year’s tournament by a huge margin of 124 runs at national cricket stadium.
Teams participating in tournament are
- Lahore Whites
- Lahore Blues
- Karachi Whites
Four matches will held on the opening day where Lahore Whites to play against Lahore Blues at Marghzar Cricket Ground Islamabad, Karachi Whites to see Faisalabad at KRL cricket ground, Rawalpindi, Islamabad to take on Rawalpindi at pindi stadium and Peshawar will vie against FATA at the Diamond cricket club Islamabad.
Each team will face all the other teams once.The leading four sides will progress to the semi-finals, which will be held at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on February 8 and 9. The final will be conducted at the Rawalpindi Stadium on 11 February.