KARACHI  – Three matches are being played under the title of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in Karachi today (Sunday).

In the first match, Sindh won the toss and elected to field against Central Punjab.

In second match, Balochistan won the toss and elected to bat against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

In third match, Northern won the toss and elected to bat against Southern Punjab.

Three venues that include National Stadium, National Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex and United Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex are being utilized for the tournament.

A total of six teams will face each other in 31 matches to get the title.

Salman Butt’s role in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2020-21

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has reportedly joined the commentary panel for the upcoming Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2020-21.

Salman Butt joins commentary panel for Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2020-21: reports

The Lahore Qalandars batsman will not be calling the action in the initial two rounds of the domestic competition as he is preparing for the remaining 2020 Pakistan Super League (PSL) fixtures.

The Central Punjab batsman, who was to represent the First XI team in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2020-21, had earlier announced that he was no longer taking part in the domestic tournament.

The 31-year-old, who was disgruntled after being overlooked from the side despite consistent performances in the recent past.

The left-hander had reservations with strict conditions mentioned in his contract regarding the media policy mentioned in it.

Butt, who last represented Pakistan back in 2010, had also refused to sign his contracts in the previous season as well.

Schedule:

Oct 25-28: Sindh vs Central Punjab (National Stadium, Karachi); Balochistan vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (UBL Sports Complex, Karachi); Northern vs Southern Punjab (NBP Sports Complex, Karachi)

Oct 31-Nov 3: Balochistan vs Southern Punjab (National Stadium); Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Sindh (UBL Sports Complex); Central Punjab vs Northern (NBP Sports Complex)

Nov 6-9: Central Punjab vs Balochistan (National Stadium); Northern vs Sindh (UBL Sports Complex); Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Southern Punjab (NBP Sports Complex)

Nov 20-23: Southern Punjab vs Sindh (National Stadium); Central Punjab vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (UBL Sports Complex); Balochistan vs Northern (NBP Sports Complex)

Nov 26-29: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Northern (National Stadium); Southern Punjab vs Central Punjab (UBL Sports Complex); Balochistan vs Sindh (SBP Sports Complex)

Dec 2-5: Central Punjab vs Sindh (National Stadium); Southern Punjab vs Northern (UBL Sports Complex); Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (SBP Sports Complex).

Dec 8-11: Southern Punjab vs Balochistan (National Stadium); Northern vs Central Punjab (UBL Sports Complex); Sindh vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (SBP Sports Complex)

Dec 14-17: Sindh vs Northern (National Stadium); Southern Punjab vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (UBL Sports Complex); Balochistan vs Central Punjab (SBP Sports Complex)

Dec 20-23: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Central Punjab (National Stadium); Northern vs Balochistan (UBL Sports Complex); Sindh vs Southern Punjab (SBP Sports Complex)

Dec 26-29: Northern vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (National Stadium); Central Punjab vs Southern Punjab (SBP Sports Complex); Sindh vs Balochistan (UBL Sports Complex) Jan 1-5: Final (National Stadium).

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