Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced that Pakistan Cup one-day tournament will begin in Faisalabad from next Tuesday.
Five teams, including Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), Balochistan, and Islamabad will participate in the 50-over tournament. Punjab will be led by Shoaib Malik, Sindh by Sarfraz Ahmad, Balochistan by Azhar Ali, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) by Younus Khan and Islamabad by Misbahul Haq.
Earlier today, captains from each team participated in a draft round to select players for their teams.
Below is the list of players drafted for each team:
Former T20 skipper Shahid Afridi announced on Twitter that he would not be available for the tournament since he would be travelling for Umrah.
Won't be playing #PakistanCup as I am leaving for Ummrah IA. Wish all players & captains goodluck. Hope we have great event.— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) April 12, 2016
The final of Pakistan Cup will be played on first of May.