The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the squads and schedule for the upcoming edition of the National T20. 6 teams will participate in the event while there will be a total of 18 matches including 30 group matches. The National T20 Cup will continue from August 30 to September 19, in which Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will defend its title. The National T20 will be played in two leagues, with the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium hosting the first 16 of the 33 matches from August 30 to September 7.
Squads and schedule announced for upcoming edition of National T20
PCB has said in the ongoing announcement that the second phase will be played at the Multan Cricket Stadium from September 10 to 19. The national T20 teams will reach Rawalpindi on Thursday (August 26) for preparations for the tournament. For the convenience of the players participating in the tournament and for the fans to enjoy the action-packed matches, the event has been arranged from August 30 to September 11 in such a way that it does not clash with the Asia Cup T20 matches. In the event, from September 30 to September 11, the first match of the day will start at 9:30 am and the second at 2 pm, while from September 12, the first match will start at 3 pm and the second match will start at 7:30 pm.
Here are the head coaches of the First XI teams for the domestic season 2022-23.
Mushtaq Ahmed (Balochistan), Abdul Razzaq (Central Punjab), Abdul Rahman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Ejaz Ahmed Senior (Northern), Ghulam Ali (Sindh) and Shahid Anwar (South Punjab). These players will lead the teams in the season. Yasir Shah (Balochistan), Faheem Ashraf (Central Punjab), Khalid Usman (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Umar Amin (Northern), Saud Shakeel (Sindh) and Hasan Ali (South Punjab).