Saif Ullah Khan
Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the remaining three City Cricket Associations coaches and also confirmed the revised schedule of the two-day City Cricket Association Tournament 2021-22.
According to the revised schedule, the matches under the Balochistan Cricket Association jurisdiction will start on 24 July, while Central Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh-phase matches will get underway on 16 July.
Northern-leg event will begin on 27 July.
Updated event schedule is attached and also available on the PCB corporate website here.
As regards the coaches and following last week’s announcement of the Central Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CCA coaches, which are available here, the PCB has confirmed the appointments of 13 Balochistan CCA sides, 11 Northern CCA sides and 14 Southern Punjab CCA sides following approvals by the relevant CA chairmen.
The two-day inter-city tournament is a pathway for the selection of the Cricket Association sides for the four-day first-class, non first-class three-day, 50-over and 20-over competitions in the PCB Domestic Season 2021-22, which will commence in September.
According to the event format, each match will be of two days with 100 overs to be bowled each day in seven hours and 20 minutes of play with a two-hour break from 1200-1400. To encourage positive and result-oriented cricket, first innings will be limited to 75 overs per side and no bowler shall bowl more than 15 overs in an innings.