The Pakistan Cup 2016 is a premier domestic one-day cricket tournament organized by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Total five teams will participate in this 50-Over tournament based on a draft system. It is scheduled to start on 19 April 2016 in Faisalabad. Haier is the title sponsor of the Pakistan Cup 2016.
Pakistan player Sarfraz Ahmed, Shoaib Malik,Younis Khan, Azhar Ali and Misbah-Ul-Haq will lead the teams – Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Islamabad respectively.
Big cricketers of Pakistan will take part in this 50-over tournament and the youngsters of Pakistan will get the perfect opportunity to learn from their seniors.
The teams were selected by the captain and the coach through a draft which consisted 150 players and each team got the chance to select total 15 players.
Pakistan Cup 2016 Teams & Players List
Islamabad team will be led by Pakistan’s Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and team includes Mohammad Sami, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Irfan, Nasir Jamshed, Zafar Gohar and Sharjeel Khan. The team will be coached by Mansoor Rana and Sabih Azhar.
Balochistan will be led by Pakistan ODI skipper Azhar Ali. The team includes Babar Azam, Junaid Khan, Umar Akmal, Saeed Ajmal, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Gul and Bilawal Bhatti. Ijaz Ahmed. The team will be coached by Taimur Azam.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) will be led by star batsman Younus Khan. The team includes Mohammad Asghar, Fakhar Zaman, Musaddiq Ahmed, Zohaib Khan and Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah. The team will be coached by Abdul Rehman and Kabir Khan.
Sindh will be led by Pakistan’s new T20 skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed and team includes Mohammad Amir was the first pick made by Sarfaraz. The team also includes Sohail Khan, Khalid Latif, Sohaib Maqsood, Fawad Alam, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali and Sami Aslam. Tauseef Ahmed and Iqbal Imam will coach the Sindh team.
Punjab will be led by star all-rounder Shoaib Malik. Malik’s and team includes batsmen Shan Masood and Salman Butt. Mohammad Rizwan, Asad Shafiq, Zulfiqar Babar, Ehsan Adil and Saad Nasim. The team will be coached by former Pakistan wicket-keeper Atiq uz-Zaman and Mautashim Rashid.
Pakistan Cup Points Table
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Points table of Pakistan Cup 2016 will be updated daily after the each match.