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National Triangular T20 Women’s Cricket Championship kicks off tomorrow

The National Triangular T20 Women’s Cricket Championship is all set to start from November 22 at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

As many as 42 women cricketers will be representing three teams in the event. PCB Blasters, PCB Challengers and PCB Dynamites will lock horns in 10-day PKR1.7 million National Triangular T20 Women’s Cricket Championship, which will be played on the double-league basis with the top two teams competing in the final on 1 December.

The PCB said that the players will get the chance to showcase their skills. The matches will be streamed live on the cricket board’s YouTube channel.

The prize money for the competition has been doubled from the previous edition. The winners will get Rs1 million whereas the runner-up will pocket Rs0.5 million. The player of the tournament will be given Rs 50,000 whereas the player of the match of every game will earn Rs20,000.

Muneeba Ali will lead the defending champions PCB Challengers whereas Aliya Riaz and Ramin Shamim have been named captains of the PCB Blasters and PCB Dynamites, respectively. One under-19 woman cricketer has been included in the squad of all the teams.

The PCB Challengers team will defend the title in the event. Muneeba Ali, who won the Player of the Tournament award for scoring 292 runs in the last edition, will lead the defending champion in this event.

Schedule:

22 Nov – PCB Blasters v PCB Dynamites

23 Nov – PCB Blasters v PCB Challengers

25 Nov – PCB Dynamites v PCB Challengers

26 Nov – PCB Dynamites v PCB Blasters

28 Nov – PCB Challengers v PCB Blasters

29 Nov – PCB Challengers v PCB Dynamites

1 Dec – Final

Due to the pandemic, this year’s tournament will be contested under Covid-19 protocols. The teams were integrated into a bio-secure bubble after returning two negative Covid-19 tests.

The matches will be played at 12:30pm local time.

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