The first edition of National Amateur Corporate T20 Cup 2019-20 Islamabad came to an exciting end on Sunday 19th January with Eagle Stars bagging the trophy. The action packed finale was played between Eagle Star and Vetran Boys at the Marghzar Cricket Ground. The tournament started in October with 20 best corporate teams competing for the trophy.
Sportsfever360 successfully executed the tournament in three main cricket crazy cities of Pakistan. Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi witnessed the finest corporate tournament in these four months. Colored kits, white ball and broadcast of knock-out stage were some of the key features of NAC which made this tournament superior to others.
The final was a bit one sided one where Eagle Star outclassed Vetran Boys in every department. Vetran Boys decided to field first and Eagle Star completely capitalized this opportunity and went on to score a mammoth 176 runs total which turned out to be a difficult one for Vetran Boys to chase. Danish with his 67 runs knock put up a fight back but could not take his team to the trophy. Vetran Boys only managed to score 154 runs and lost the match by 22 runs.
Final was live streamed on Sportsfever360’s Facebook page.
President of National Press Club Mr. Shakeel Qarrar graced the finale with his presence at the ground. Alongside him some other eminent members of the National Press Club enjoyed the match. Some prominent journalists with the likes of Nazar Abbas were also present to witness the much anticipated clash.
Mr. Shakeel Qarrar adulated Sportsfever360 on successfully hosting the tournament in three different cities. He was full of praise for the team of Sportsfever360 which is not leaving a single stone unturned in promoting sports in Pakistan.
“Young bunch of players need exposure and platform to showcase their talent and I am glad that peers like Sportsfever360 are doing a great work in promoting sports at every level”, he further added.
Lahore phase also concluded last week. Meezan Bank kept their unbeaten streak by beating Zameen.com in the final by 2 wickets. Lahore had 16 corporate teams in it. FCL phase was also played in which 8 corporate teams participated. SKGT won the title by beating AC All Stars in the final by 6 wickets.
All the champions of Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi will now compete for the final trophy. NAC also partnered with some big names. Jubilee Insurance was the Official Partner of the tournament. The biggest franchise of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Multan Sultan was the Cricketing Partner. TransMedia was the Marketing Partner while the leading radio channel FM91 was the Radio Partner. KheloKricket which is working for the development of the game in the country was the Platform Development Partner.