Pakistan Cup 2023 to begin on November 1 – full schedule

Cricket enthusiasts in Pakistan are gearing up for an exciting sporting event, the Pakistan Cup 2023, which is all set to kick off on November 1 and continue its cricketing fervor until November 19. Organized by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the Pakistan Cup is a prestigious national domestic List A (one-day) cricket tournament that showcases the talents of budding and established cricketers.

This year, the tournament features eight formidable teams, each vying for supremacy on the cricketing field. Let’s take a closer look at the tournament details and the participating teams.

The Lineup

The following eight teams are all geared up to give their best in the upcoming Pakistan Cup 2023:

  • Faisalabad Region
  • Federally Administered Tribal Areas
  • Lahore Region Blues
  • Lahore Region Whites
  • Karachi Region Whites
  • Multan Region
  • Peshawar Region
  • Rawalpindi Region

Tournament Format

According to the Pakistan Cup 2023 schedule, the competition will kick off with a round-robin format. Each team will have the chance to face all the other sides, showcasing their cricketing prowess.

As the league stage unfolds, the top four performing teams will secure their places in the semi-finals, scheduled for November 16 and 17. The cricketing intensity will culminate in the much-anticipated Pakistan Cup 2023 final on November 19.

Venues

The cricketing action will be spread across five venues that have been chosen to host the Pakistan Cup 2023 matches. The following stadiums are where the players will exhibit their skills and fans will cheer their teams to victory:

  • Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
  • Mirpur Cricket Stadium
  • Shoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi
  • Abbottabad Cricket Stadium
  • Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium

These venues have witnessed many memorable cricketing battles, and they are all set to provide the perfect backdrop for the Pakistan Cup 2023.

A Glimpse into the Past

The previous edition of the Pakistan Cup saw Central Punjab clinching victory. They showcased their cricketing finesse and emerged victorious by defeating Balochistan by 50 runs in the final.

How to Watch in India

Cricket aficionados in India who wish to catch the live action of the Pakistan Cup 2023 can do so by tuning in to the Pakistan Cricket Board’s YouTube channel, where the matches will be available for live streaming.

Please note that there will be no live telecast of the Pakistan Cup 2023 on any television channel in India. Therefore, cricket enthusiasts are encouraged to join the online cricketing community and witness the thrilling moments as they unfold on the field.

Pakistan Cup 2023 schedule and live match start times

All timings are in India Standard Time (IST)

Day and DateMatchVenueTime
Wednesday, November 1Lahore Region Whites vs Lahore Region BluesPindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Wednesday, November 1Peshawar Region vs Karachi Region WhitesMirpur Cricket Stadium, Mirpur10:00 AM
Wednesday, November 1Faisalabad Region vs Multan RegionShoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Wednesday, November 1Federally Administered Tribal Areas vs Rawalpindi RegionAbbottabad Cricket Stadium, Abbottabad10:00 AM
Friday, November 3Lahore Region Whites vs Multan RegionAbbottabad Cricket Stadium, Abbottabad10:00 AM
Friday, November 3Peshawar Region vs Rawalpindi RegionMirpur Cricket Stadium, Mirpur10:00 AM
Friday, November 3Faisalabad Region vs Lahore Region BluesPindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Friday, November 3Federally Administered Tribal Areas vs Karachi Region WhitesShoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Sunday, November 5Lahore Region Whites vs Rawalpindi RegionPindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Sunday, November 5Peshawar Region vs Multan RegionMirpur Cricket Stadium, Mirpur10:00 AM
Sunday, November 5Faisalabad Region vs Karachi Region WhitesAbbottabad Cricket Stadium, Abbottabad10:00 AM
Sunday, November 5Federally Administered Tribal Areas vs Lahore Region BluesShoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Tuesday, November 7Lahore Region Whites vs Karachi Region WhitesPindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Tuesday, November 7Peshawar Region vs Lahore Region BluesShoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Tuesday, November 7Faisalabad Region vs Rawalpindi RegionAbbottabad Cricket Stadium, Abbottabad10:00 AM
Tuesday, November 7Federally Administered Tribal Areas vs Multan RegionMirpur Cricket Stadium, Mirpur10:00 AM
Thursday, November 9Lahore Region Whites vs Federally Administered Tribal AreaMirpur Cricket Stadium, Mirpur10:00 AM
Thursday, November 9Faisalabad Region vs Peshawar RegionPindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Thursday, November 9Karachi Region Whites vs Rawalpindi RegionShoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Thursday, November 9Lahore Region Blues vs Multan RegionAbbottabad Cricket Stadium, Abbottabad10:00 AM
Saturday, November 11Lahore Region Whites vs Peshawar RegionAbbottabad Cricket Stadium, Abbottabad10:00 AM
Saturday, November 11Federally Administered Tribal Areas vs Faisalabad RegionMirpur Cricket Stadium, Mirpur10:00 AM
Saturday, November 11Rawalpindi Region vs Lahore Region BluesPindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Saturday, November 11Karachi Region Whites vs Multan RegionShoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Monday, November 13Lahore Region Whites vs Faisalabad RegionPindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Monday, November 13Federally Administered Tribal Areas vs Peshawar RegionAbbottabad Cricket Stadium, Abbottabad10:00 AM
Monday, November 13Rawalpindi Region vs Multan RegionShoaib Akhtar Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi10:00 AM
Monday, November 13Karachi Region Whites vs Lahore Region BluesMirpur Cricket Stadium, Mirpur10:00 AM
Thursday, November 16Semi-final 1Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium10:00 AM
Friday, November 17Semi-final 2Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium10:00 AM
Sunday, November 19Pakistan Cup 2023 finalRawalpindi Cricket Stadium10:00 AM

The Pakistan Cup 2023 promises to be a cricketing spectacle, where talent meets determination. With the participating teams gearing up for fierce competition, cricket lovers can expect some unforgettable moments on the pitch. It’s a time for the nation to unite in celebrating the sport they are passionate about, and the Pakistan Cup 2023 is set to be a significant chapter in Pakistan’s cricketing history.