Faysal Bank T-20 Super 8 from 26th March 2013 at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore

Lahore 21st March, 2013: The Pakistan Cricket Board in collaboration with Faysal Bank announced the launch of the Faysal Bank T-20 Super 8 at a press conference in a local five-star hotel. The three year partnership between PCB and Faysal Bank has set a precedent which has gone a long way in uplifting the standard of domestic cricket in the country.

The tournament will be held from 26th March to 31st March, 2013, in Lahore. There will be a total of 15 matches and the matches will take place at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. A total of eight teams will be participating in the event divided into two groups as follows:

Group A: Lahore Lions, Sialkot Stallions, Multan Tigers, Abbottabad Falcons

Group B: Faisalabad Wolves, Bahawalpur Stags, Rawalpindi Rams, Karachi Dolphins

Three-matches-a-day from the thrill-packed event featuring the topmost cricketing talent in the country shall be telecast live by Geo Super starting at 12:00pm, 4:00pm, and 8:00pm respectively. The first and second semi-final will be held on 30th March, 2013, followed by the final on 31st March, 2013. The opening match will be played between Faisalabad Wolves vs Bahawalpur Stags. Faysal Bank will be awarding the winning team Rs 2.5 million as prize money and Rs. 1 million for the runners up.

Commenting on the event Zakir Khan, Director Domestic Cricket, PCB said:
“Faysal Bank Twenty20 Super8 National Tournament 2013 is an important tournament in the domestic calendar for which the Faysal Bank’s support is vital in ensuring high standards. The PCB is committed to continuously improve the standard and competitiveness of its T-20 cricket, to bring it at par with the other cricketing nations. I am positive that people living in Lahore will enjoy the presence of the national stars and the razzmatazz of the T20 format. The support of the Faysal Bank has been of critical importance in ensuring that the event not just maintains but improves upon the standard displayed in the last edition, attracting big audiences filling the stadium”.

Aarij Ali, Head Retail, Faysal Bank reiterated the banks commitment to cricket and said:
“Our Corporate Brand Promise ‘Bank on Ambition’ ties in perfectly with the sponsorship of the domestic cricket platform. We aim to be here for the long haul. We want each and every Pakistani to identify the Ambition within himself. Faysal Bank believes in the power of positive self worth and belief. The talent we get to see on ground through this tournament goes on to represent us to the world - so the success of this tournament translates into the success of Pakistan on the international platform.”

The schedule of matches is as follows:

Date Teams Venue Umpires TV Umpire R. Umpire Referee Scorer P. Scorer Time
26-Mar Faisalabad Wolves-Bahawalpur Stags Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Akram Raza-Raweed Khan Kamal Marchant Majid Hussain Saadat Ali Hameed Azhar 1200 hrs
  Multan Tigers-Abbottabad Falcons Gaddafi Stadium Lahore K.Mahmood Sr.-Majid Hussain Tahir Hussain Raweed Khan Khalid Niazi Masood Hameed 1600 hrs
  Lahore Lions-Sialkot Stallions Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Saleem Badar-Sajid Afridi Qaisar waheed K.Mahmood Sr. Azizur Rehman Azhar Najam 2000 hrs
27-Mar Sialkot Stallions-Abbottabad Falcons Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Tahir Hussain-Akram Raza Saleem Badar Ahsan Raza Ishtiaq Ahmed Masood Hameed 1200 hrs
  Lahore Lions-Multan Tigers Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Saleem Badar-Nadeem Iqbal Ahmed Shahab Riazuddin Muhammad Javed Azhar Najam 1600 hrs
  Karachi Dolphins-Rawalpindi Rams Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Ihtshamul Haq-Ghaffar Kazmi Ahsan Raza Nadeem Iqbal Nadeem Arshad Najam Masood 2000 hrs
28-Mar Rawalpindi Rams-Bahawalpur Stags Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Tahir Hussain-Saqib Khan Saleem Badar Aftab Gillani Ilyas Khan Hameed Azhar 1200 hrs
  Karachi Dolphins-Faisalabad Wolves Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Ahmed Shahab-Qaisar Waheed Shozab Raza Akmal Hayat Khateeb Rizwan Masood Hameed 1600 hrs
  Lahore Lions-Abbottabad Falcons Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Akmal Hayat-Aftab Gillani Sajid Afridi Kamal Marchant Ilyas Khan Azhar Najam 2000 hrs
29-Mar Sialkot Stallions-Multan Tigers Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Riazuddin-Shozab Raza Saqib Khan Ghaffar Kazmi Anwar Khan Masood Hameed 1000 hrs
  Rawalpindi Rams-Faisalabad Wolves Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Ahsan Raza-Saqib Khan Ghaffar Kazmi Ihtshamul Haq Khateeb Rizwan Azhar Najam 1600 hrs
  Karachi Dolphins-Bahawalpur Stags Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Zameer Haider-Kamal Marchant Riazuddin Shozab Raza Musaddaq Rasool Najam Masood 2000 hrs
30-Mar First Semi Final  Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Riazuddin-Zameer Haider Akram Raza Saqib Khan Anwar Khan Azhar Najam 1600 hrs
30-Mar Second Semi Final Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Ahsan Raza-Ghaffar Kazmi Zameer Haider Akram Raza Musaddaq Rasool Masood Hameed 2000 hrs
31-Mar FINAL Gaddafi Stadium Lahore Shozab Raza-Kamal Marchant Ahsan Raza Sajid Afridi Muhammad Anees Hameed Najam 1900 hrs

 Note: First Semi Final between Winner of Group (A) Vs Runner Up of Group (B) - Second Semi Final between Winner of Group (B) Vs Runner Up of Group (A) 

Due to Jumma-tul-Mubarak, the first match on 29th March 2013 will be played from 1000 hrs to 1300 hrs.

Abbottabad Falcons

Sr. No.

Player's Name

   

1

Younas Khan (Captain)

   

2

Yasir Hameed

   

3

Junaid Khan

   

4

Adnan Raees

   

5

Yasir Shah

   

6

Ahmed Jamal

   

7

Mir Azam

   

8

Haroon

   

9

Syed Hammad Ali Shah

   

10

Sohail Akhtar

   

11

Rameez Ahmed

   

12

Ikramullah

   

13

Sajjad Ali

   

14

Khalid Usman

   

15

Amjad Waqas

   

16

Inaam Khan

   

17

Fazal-E-Rabi

   

18

Babar Khan

   

19

Abid Zaman Khan (Manager)

   

20

Sajjad Akbar (Coach)

 

Faisalabad Wolves

Sr. No.

Player's Name

   

1

Misbah ul Haq (Captain)

   

2

Asif Ali

   

3

Ali Waqas

   

4

Khurram Shahzad

   

5

Zahoor Ahmad

   

6

Naveed Latif

   

7

Muhammad Salman

   

8

Waqas Maqsood

   

9

Samiullah Niazi

   

10

Asad Ali

   

11

Saeed Ajmal

   

12

Ehsan Adil

   

13

Hassan Mahmood

   

14

Sabir Hussain

   

15

Jehandad

   

16

Farrukh Shahzad

   

17

Asif Hussain

   

18

Imran Khalid

   

19

Tariq Fareed (Manager)

   

20

Naveed Anjum (Coach)

 

Karachi Dolphins

Sr. No.

Player's Name

   

1

Shahid Khan Afridi (Captain)

   

2

Khalid Latif

   

3

Khurram Manzoor

   

4

Shahzaib Hassan

   

5

Fawad Alam

   

6

Sarfraz Ahmad

   

7

Muhammad Sami

   

8

Asad Shafiq

   

9

Anwar Ali

   

10

Atif Maqbool

   

11

Azam Hussain

   

12

Fakhar Zaman

   

13

Akbar ur Rehman

   

14

Mir Hamza

   

15

Misbah Khan

   

16

Sohail Khan

   

17

Abdul Ameer

   

18

Fawad Khan

   

19

Visaluddin Ansari (Manager)

   

20

Tauseef Ahmad (Coach)

Rawalpindi Rams

Sr. No.

Player's Name

   

1

Babar Naeem

   

2

Naveed Malik

   

3

Awais Zia

   

4

Umar Amin

   

5

Yasim Murtaza

   

6

Muhammad Nawaz

   

7

Hammad Azam

   

8

Sohail Tanvir (Captain)

   

9

Jamal Anwar

   

10

Samiullah

   

11

Akhtar Ayub

   

12

Umar Waheed

   

13

Zahid Mansoor

   

14

Nasir Malik

   

15

Shoaib Ahmad

   

16

Saad Altaf

   

17

Yasir Arafat

   

18

Adil Gulbahar

   

19

Ameer Ahmad Shah (Manager)

   

20

Sabih Azhar (Coach)

Multan Tigers

Sr. No.

Player's Name

   

1

Rahat Ali

   

2

Muhammad Irfan

   

3

Zulfiqar Babar

   

4

Sohaib Maqsood (Captain)

   

5

Saeed Anwar Jr.

   

6

Naveed Yasin

   

7

Rizwan Haider

   

8

Adeel Hanif

   

9

Kashif Naveed

   

10

Rameez Alam

   

11

Maqbool Ahmed

   

12

Gulraiz Saddaf

   

13

Shahbaz Hussain

   

14

Aamir Yamin

   

15

Shahzad Ahmad

   

16

Zeeshan Ashraf

   

17

Zain Abbas

   

18

Shahab Elahi

   

19

Ejaz Ahmad (Manager)

   

20

Waseem Haider (Coach)

Sialkot Stallions

Sr. No.

Player's Name

   

1

Shoaib Malik (Captain)

   

2

Imran Nazir

   

3

Shakeel Ansar

   

4

Shahid Yousaf

   

5

Mansoor Amjad

   

6

Ayub Dogar

   

7

Faisal Naveed

   

8

Adeel Malik

   

9

Rana Naveed ul Hassan

   

10

Bilawal Bhatti

   

11

Umaid Asif

   

12

Abdul Rehman

   

13

Raza Hassan

   

14

Naveed Arif

   

15

Rizwan Sultan

   

16

Majid Ilyas

   

17

Ali Khan

   

18

Haris Sohail

   

19

Naeem Akhtar (Manager)

   

20

Ijaz Ahmad Jr. (Coach)

Lahore Lions

Sr. No.

Player's Name

   

1

Muhammad Hafeez (Captain)

   

2

Nasir Jamshaid

   

3

Ahmad Shahzad

   

4

Umar Akmal

   

5

Ali Azmat

   

6

Kamran Akmal

   

7

Abdul Razzaq

   

8

Wahab Riaz

   

9

Zia ul Haq

   

10

Aizaz Cheema

   

11

Muhammad Irfan

   

12

Imam ul Haq

   

13

Tanzeel Altaf

   

14

Muhammad Waqas Sr.

   

15

Adnan Rasool

   

16

Sohail Ahmad

   

17

Abdul Ghaffar

   

18

Farooq Aslam

   

19

Muhammad Nasir (Manager)

   

20

Mohsin Kamal (Coach)

Bahawalpur Stags

Sr. No.

Player's Name

   

1

Hammad Tariq

   

2

Faisal Mubashir

   

3

Zeeshan ul Haq

   

4

Moinuddin

   

5

Bilal Khilji (Captain)

   

6

Mustansar Hussain

   

7

Noman Akram

   

8

Attaullah

   

9

Mudassar Rai

   

10

Ansar Javed

   

11

Ahmad Raza

   

12

Zeeshan Khalid

   

13

Imranullah Aslam

   

14

Faisal Elahi

   

15

Kamran Hussain

   

16

Waqas Khan

   

17

Rehan Rafiq

   

18

Zaka Rasheed

   

19

Moin Khanzada (Manager)

   

20

Shahid Anwar (Coach)

   


 

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