NBP to face Momin Seeds in 7th Corporate T-20 Cup 2019 opener
The opening match of the 7th Corporate T-20 Cup 2019will be played between NBP and Momin Seeds at DHA Sports Club(Moin Khan Academy), Karachi.
The opening match of the one of the biggest and most prestigious tournaments of Ramzan Cricket, 7th Corporate T-20 Cup 2019 will be played between NBP and Momin Seeds, today(10th May) on 11:00 pm at DHA Sports Club(Moin Khan Academy), Karachi.
Reigning Champions K-Electric will look to defend their title in the eight-team event as top cricketers of Pakistan will assemble to vie for the coveted crown.
Last night, the commercial match was played between DHA Sports Club XI and Moin Khan Academy XI where Moin Khan Academy XI posted a hefty total of 208 runs while DHA Sports Club XI showed incredible performance as Fahad Mustafa's ton guided his side to a facile win over Moin Khan Academy XI by scoring 210 runs.
Celebrities like Adnan Siddiqui, Faisal Qureshi, Kamran Jillani, Fahad Mustafa, Saud Qasim, Aijaz Aslam, Junaid Khan, Tehseen Javed and many more were live in action at DHA Sports Club, Karachi.
Total eight teams are participating in the tournament which have been divided into two groups of four outfits each with Group A consisting of K-Electric, the inaugural edition’s winners National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and Momin Seeds. Group B includes two-time champions Omar Associates, former champions State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Candyland and Pakistan Air Force (PAF).
Leading players of Pakistan, including Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Irfan, Mohammad Nawaz, and Sohail Tanvir, will be part of the event. Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan, who is the chairman tournament committee, stated that Corporate T20 Cup has always catered the departments of Pakistan.
“The departments have played an important role in the development of cricket in Pakistan and that is why we started this event several years back so that departments can get maximum exposure other than our domestic cricket,” Moin said.
“You always see departments preferring quality players in their ranks and that is the reason you have witnessed some amazing matches in Corporate T20 Cup. It will be no different this year as well with some of the leading cricketers of Pakistan expected to take part in the event.” he further added.