PCB announces schedule of domestic cricket season 2013-14
02 October, 2013
KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced the schedule of domestic season 2013-14 starting at various parts of the country from October 23.
The new cricket season will start with country's premier first class cricket event – Quaid-e-Azam Trophy with 14 regional teams in the fray. The teams will be divided into two groups with overall 61 matches to be played in the event that concludes on January 28, 2014. The One-day Tournament between 14 regional teams will be played from October 28 to January 1, 2014 with 45 matches to be played in the competition.
The country's toughest first class event – President's Trophy – will be played from October 23, 2013 to February 11, 2014. Eleven departments will be battling for honours in 56 matches to be played on single league basis.
The President's Cup One-Day Tournament will be played from October 28, 2013 to February 4, 2014 on single league basis. The 3-day Inter Region Under-19 Tournament will be played from October 26 to December 9. 23 teams divided into four groups will play 58 matches.
The One-day Inter Region Under-19 Tournament will be played from October 30 to December 13 with 23 teams divided into four groups to be seen in action in 58 matches.
The country's most popular domestic Twenty20 Tournament played between 17 regional teams of the country will be held from November 20-29. The teams divided into four groups will play 35 matches of the tournament. The Twenty20 Tournament for departments will be played from
February 18 to 24, 2014 with 11 teams divided into two groups will participate in 28 matches. The last tournament of the season Patron's Trophy Grade-II will be played from March 1 to 31, 2014. 24 teams divided into four groups will feature in 63 matches.
Calendar of events
October 23, 2013 to January 28, 2014: Quaid-e-Azam Trophy
October 28, 2013 to January 1, 2014: One-day Cup for Regions
October 23 2013 to February 11, 2014: President's Trophy
October 28, 2013 to February 4, 2014 President's One-day Cup
October 26 to December 9,2013: One-day Regional Under-19
November 20-29: Twenty20 Tournament for Regions
February 18-24, 2014: Twenty20 for Departments
March 1-31, 2014: Patrons Trophy Grade-II