National T20 Cup is a domestic T20 tournament in Pakistan. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) arranges the competition every year during the break of Quaid E Azam trophy. Six teams will participate in National T20 Cup 2019. This is the sixteenth edition of the T20 tournament which will be played from October 13 to October 24 in Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad.
National T20 Cup 2019 Teams & Squads
Six teams, which are playing Quaid E Azam Trophy 2019-20, will participate in this year’s tournament. Following are the six teams.
- Southern Punjab
- Central Punjab
- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
National T20 Cup 2019 Squads
Following are the squads for National T20 Cup. (Courtesy Pakpassion.net)
Lahore Whites are the defending champions of the National T20 Cup. But due to change in the structure of Pakistan’s domestic cricket, they are not participating in the sixteenth edition of the tournament.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) recently changed the structure of Pakistan’s domestic cricket. The governing body decided to vanish the departmental cricket and reintroduced the regional cricket system in Pakistan. Pakistan’s current Prime Minister agreed to introduce the regional cricket in Pakistan. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) took this step to improve the quality and find new and exciting talent.
National T20 Cup 2019 Schedule
National T20 Cup will take place from October 13 to October 24. A total of six teams will participate in the completion. The tournament will consist of round-robin rule. According to round-robin, all the six teams will face each other. The top four teams will qualify for the semi-finals. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has arranged the tournament according to the instructions given by International Cricket Council (ICC).
In the competition, fifteen matches, including semi-finals and final, will be played. Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad will host the event. The final will be played on October 24.
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