Karachi, Karachi Gymkhana is organizing 27th edition of Karachi Gymkhana PTV Ramazan Cricket Festival from 1st Ramazan here at Karachi Gymkhana.
Sixteen club teams will be seen into action during the tournament, which carries a lucrative prize purse of Rs 849,000. The winners will cash Rs 450,000 and runner-up will receive 22,000. Meanwhile, there are also cash rewards for Man of the Match in each match.
The sixteen teams are divided into four groups of four teams each. A total of 31 matches will be played in the tournament. Top team from each group will qualify for the semifinals. The final will be played on 28th Ramazan.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has put few conditions on local tournaments after reports of betting in the past.
PCB has made it compulsory that players don t use mobile phones and no guests should be allowed in the dressing room. Moreover, teams are not allowed to have guest players, who are a part of Pakistan s preliminary squad of 30 players for World T20 Championship, Karachi Gymkhana s Convener Sports Mumtaz Khan told a press conference here at Karachi Gymkhana of Friday.
Omer Cricket Club is the defending champions of the tournaments.