Karachi—Kuwait and Qatar national teams will be taking part in the second edition of Pakistan Champions Cricket League which expolde into action from May 21, Organizers announced on Monday.
“We have received the confirmation from Kuwait and Qatar which was very encouraging,” former Pakistan Captain and one of the chief organizer Rashid Latif said.
Overall 40 clubs including six foreign teams would be taking part in event which conclude with the final on June 1.
Teams are drawn in eight groups and top two teams from each group will progress in the pre-quarterfinal rounds.
“95 matches will be played at six venues and fifty percent matches will be played under flood lights,” Rashid Latif, who launched the inaugural competition under the patronage of former City Nazimabad Syed Mustufa Kamal.
He said a prize money of around Rs.3.5 million will be at the offer which may be further raised.
Rupees 20 million will be spent on holding the event and all the foreign and outstation teams will be provided boarding, lodging and transport during their stay in the city by the organizing committee.
He said besides Kuwait, Qatar, Dragon Club Hong Kong, Riyadh Cricket Association, Phoenix Medicine UAE, Afghanistan Youth Clubs besides top clubs from Karachi and across the country are taking part.