Faysal Bank T-20 Super 8 from 25th March 2012 at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium

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Rawalpindi: In continuation of our three year contract for Domestic Cricket with PCB, Faysal Bank will now be collaborating with PCB to organize the second T20 Cricket Tournament of the second season.  The three year partnership between PCB and Faysal Bank is setting a precedent which is going to go a long way in uplifting the standard of domestic cricket in the country.

The tournament is scheduled to start from 25th March 2012, in Rawalpindi at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium (RCS). All matches are to take place at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium (RCS), Rawalpindi and will telecast live on GEO Super. A total of eight teams will be participating in the event.  The eight teams have been divided into two groups as follows:

Group – A Group – B
Faisalabad Wolves Lahore Eagles
Peshawar Panthers Sialkot Stallions
Karachi Zebras Rawalpindi Rams
Lahore Lions Karachi Dolphins

 Aarij Ali, Head Retail, Faysal Bank reiterated the banks commitment to cricket and said: “As you may know, Faysal Bank has recently launched its corporate campaign. We now have a Brand Promise to share with Pakistan. It is ‘Bank on Ambition’. Sponsorship of the domestic platform and particularly the National T20 ties in perfectly with this promise. 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”. Commenting on the event Subhan Ahmad, COO, PCB said: “PCB’s resolve is to further strengthen the domestic game in line with our vision of providing cricketing opportunities at all levels and in achieving this objective Faysal Bank has been our valued partner. PCB values this partnership that goes a long way in improving the standard of domestic cricket in the country. This is second-edition of Faysal Bank Super 8 T-20 tournament and to ensure that quality domestic cricket reaches to as many venues as possible, this time Rawalpindi has been selected as the host city after Faisalabad last year. This tournament will be an opportunity for the people of Rawalpindi and Islamabad to come and watch the national stars playing in own city”. There will be two matches a day with eight teams participating in this event; the tournament will be held from 25th March – 1st April, 2012. The first and second semi- final will be held on 31st March, 2012, followed by the final on 1st April, 2012.  The opening match will be played between Faisalabad Wolves-Peshawar Panthers. Faysal Bank will be awarding the winning team  Rs 2.5 million as prize money and Rs. 1 million for the runners up. Two matches will be played every day starting at 4:00pm, and 8:00pm respectively.  The schedule of matches is attached:   

Date Teams Venue Time
25-Mar Faisalabad Wolves-Peshawar Panthers Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 1600 PM
Lahore Lions-Karachi Zebras Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 2000 PM
26-Mar Lahore Eagles-Sialkot Stallions Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 1600 PM
Rawalpindi Rams-Karachi Dolphins Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 2000 PM
27-Mar Karachi Zebras-Faisalabad Wolves Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 1600 PM
Lahore Lions-Peshawar Panthers Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 2000 PM
28-Mar Karachi Dolphins-Sialkot Stallions Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 1600 PM
Lahore Eagles-Rawalpindi Rams Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 2000 PM
29-Mar Lahore Lions-Faisalabad Wolves Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 1600 PM
Karachi Zebras-Peshawar Panthers Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 2000 PM
30-Mar Karachi Dolphins-Lahore Eagles Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 1600 PM
Rawalpindi Rams-Sialkot Stallions Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 2000 PM
31-Mar First Semi Final Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 1600 PM
31-Mar Second Semi Final Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 2000 PM
01 Apr FINAL Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 1900 PM

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)

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