Pakistan’s oldest National T20 CUP is back with all action attraction in 2020. Since inception in 2004-05 this tournament is evolved rapidly and provided great cricketing actions to Pakistani fans.
National T20 Cup 2020 is being played in Multan & Rawalpindi and it is the first time that national T20 Cup is being co-hosted by two cities of Pakistan.
Past Winners of National T20 Cup
In 2004-05 inaugural edition of Pakistan domestic T20 competition won by Faisalabad Wolves. Sialkot Stallions has won the most titles with 6 wins in 17 competitions, followed by 3 wins by Lahore Lions, 2 by Peshawar Panthers, whereas one each by Faisalabad Wolves, Rawalpindi Rams, Karachi Blues, Lahore Blues, Lahore Whites & Northern’s who is also the defending champion in National T20 Cup 2020.
|EDITION||WINNER||RUNNERS-UP||VENUE||TOTAL TEAMS||TOURNAMENT NAME|
|2004-05||Faisalabad Wolves||Karachi Dolphins||Lahore||11||ABN-AMRO Twenty-20 Cup|
|2005-06||Sialkot Stallions||Faisalabad Wolves||Karachi||13||ABN-AMRO Twenty-20 Cup|
|2006-07||Sialkot Stallions||Karachi Dolphins||Karachi||13||ABN-AMRO Twenty-20 Cup|
|2008-09||Sialkot Stallions||Karachi Dolphins||Lahore||13||RBS Twenty-20 Cup|
|2009||Sialkot Stallions||Lahore Lions||Lahore||13||RBS Twenty-20 Cup|
|2009-10||Sialkot Stallions||Faisalabad Wolves||Karachi||13||RBS Twenty-20 Cup|
|2010-11||Lahore Lions||Karachi Dolphins||Lahore||13||Faysal Bank T20 Cup|
|2011||Rawalpindi Rams||Karachi Dolphins||Faisalabad||8||Faysal Bank T20 Cup|
|2011-12||Sialkot Stallions||Rawalpindi Rams||Karachi||8||Faysal Bank T20 Cup|
|2012-13||Lahore Lions||Faisalabad Wolves||Lahore||14||Faysal Bank T20 Cup|
|201-14||Lahore Lions||Faisalabad Wolves||Rawalpindi||17||Faysal Bank T20 Cup|
|2014-15||Peshawar Panthers||Lahore Lions||Karachi||18||Haier T20 Cup|
|2015-16||Peshawar Panthers||Karachi Zebras||Rawalpindi||18||Haier T20 Cup|
|2016-17||Karachi Blues||Karachi Whites||Multan||8||National T20 Cup|
|2017-18||Lahore Blues||Lahore Whites||Pindi||8||National T20 Cup|
|2018-19||Lahore Whites||Rawalpindi||Multan||8||National T20 Cup|
|2019-20||Northern||Balochistan||Faisalabad||6||National T20 Cup|
Teams & Squads of National T20 Cup 2020
6 Teams partciapting in National T20 Cup 2020. Balochistan captained by Haris Sohail, Central Punjab is being captained by Pakistan national T20 captain Babar Azam, International wicket keeper Mohammad Rizwan will hold the reins of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, all rounder Imad Wasim got appointed as captain of Northern, ICC Champions Trophy winner Sarfaraz Ahmed will captain Sindh and Shan Masood will lead Southern Punjab.
Balochistan – Haris Sohail (captain), Bismillah Khan (vice-captain, wicketkeeper), Akbar-ur-Rehman, Akif Javed, Ammad Butt, Awais Zia, Imam-ul-Haq, Imran Butt, Imran Farhat, Kashif Bhatti, Khurram Shahzad, Taimur Khan, Umaid Asif, Umar Gul, Usama Mir and Yasir Shah.
Central Punjab – Babar Azam (captain), Saad Nasim (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafiq, Abid Ali, Ahmed Bashir, Bilal Asif, Ehsan Adil, Faheem Ashraf, Irfan Khan Niazi, Kamran Akmal (wicketkeeper), Naseem Shah, Qasim Akram, Rizwan Hussain, Sohaibullah, Usman Qadir and Zafar Gohar.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – Mohammad Rizwan (captain, wicketkeeper), Junaid Khan (vice-captain), Arshad Iqbal, Asif Afridi, Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imran Khan Snr, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Haris (wicketkeeper), Mohammad Mohsin, Sahibzada Farhan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Usman Khan Shinwari, Wahab Riaz and Zohaib Khan.
Northern – Imad Wasim (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Ali Imran, Asif Ali, Farzan Raja, Haider Ali, Hammad Azam, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir (wicketkeeper), Sohail Akhtar, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Amin and Zeeshan Malik
Sindh – Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain, wicketkeeper), Saud Shakeel (vice-captain), Ahsan Ali, Anwar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Azam Khan, Danish Aziz, Hassan Khan, Khurram Manzoor, Mir Hamza, Mohammad Asghar, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Taha, Rumman Raees, Sharjeel Khan and Sohail Khan.
Southern Punjab – Shan Masood (captain), Hussain Talat (vice-captain), Aamir Yamin, Ali Shafiq, Bilawal Bhatti, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Ilyas, Mohammad Irfan, Rahat Ali (subject to fitness), Saif Baddar, Sohaib Maqsood, Umer Khan, Umar Siddiq Khan, Zahid Mehmood and Zeeshan Ashraf (wicketkeeper).
Schedule of National T20 Cup 2020
Complete Schedule of National T20 cup is mentioned below:
|Match #||Match Date||Match Timings||Teams vs Teams||Venue|
|1||30/09/2020||03:00 PM PST||Northern vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|2||30/09/2020||07:30 PM PST||Central Punjab vs Southern Punjab||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|3||1/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Balochistan vs Sindh||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|4||1/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Northern vs Southern Punjab||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|5||2/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Balochistan vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|6||2/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Central Punjab vs Sindh||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|7||3/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Northern vs Central Punjab||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|8||3/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Southern Punjab||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|9||4/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Balochistan vs Southern Punjab||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|10||4/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Northern vs Sindh||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|11||5/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Sindh||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|12||5/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Balochistan vs Central Punjab||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|13||6/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Central Punjab||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|14||6/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Balochistan vs Northern||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan|
|15||9/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Northern vs Central Punjab||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|16||9/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Sindh vs Southern Punjab||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|17||10/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Balochistan vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|18||10/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Central Punjab vs Sindh||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|19||11/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Northern vs Southern Punjab||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|20||11/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Balochistan vs Sindh||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|21||12/10/2020||03:00 PM PST||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Southern Punjab||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|22||12/10/2020||07:30 PM PST||Balochistan vs Central Punjab||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|23||13-10-2020||03:00 PM PST||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Sindh||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|24||13-10-2020||07:30 PM PST||Central Punjab vs Southern Punjab||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|25||14-10-2020||03:00 PM PST||Northern vs Sindh||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|26||14-10-2020||07:30 PM PST||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Central Punjab||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|27||15-10-2020||03:00 PM PST||Balochistan vs Northern||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|28||15-10-2020||07:30 PM PST||Sindh vs Southern Punjab||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|29||16-10-2020||03:00 PM PST||Northern vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
|30||16-10-2020||07:30 PM PST||Balochistan vs Southern Punjab||Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi|
How to Watch National T20 Cup 2020 Live
Pakistan’s national sports channel PTV Sports will bring all the action from National T20 Cup Live for all viewers across Pakistan. For viewers who wants to watch National T20 Cup 2020 online they can log onto PTV sports web app for youtube channel for all the live action from this tournament where all Pakistan international cricket stars with young talent ae showing their skills.