PCB announces details of U13 and U16 Inter-Region Tournaments

F.P. Report

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board today announced details of the triangular stages of Inter-Region U13 and Inter-Region U16 One-Day tournaments 2022-23. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar regions will compete in a 30-over-a-side U13 tournament triangular stage, which will commence from 29 April.

In the 50-over U16 tournament, FATA, Karachi and Lahore regions will compete in the triangular stage starting from 30 April.

The top two teams from the triangular stage in U13 and U16 tournaments will compete in the final on 5 and 6 May, respectively.

In the triangular stage of the Inter-Region U13 One-Day Tournament, Lahore Region will take on Peshawar Region on 29 April. On 1 May, Karachi Region will go against Peshawar Region, while on 3 May, Karachi Region will compete against Lahore Region. All matches including the final between the top two sides are scheduled to take place at Divisional Public School in Faisalabad.

Furthermore, in the triangular stage of the Inter-Region U16 One-Day Tournament, Lahore Region will feature against FATA Region on 30 April. On 2 May, FATA Region will take on Karachi Region, while the last match of the triangular stage will be played between Karachi Region and Lahore Region on 4 May. All matches including the final of the tournament will be held at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad.

The Inter-Region U13 Tournament 2023 was commenced from 12 March in Faisalabad and Karachi. 16 regions namely Abbottabad, AJK, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad, FATA, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Larkana, Multan, D.M. Jamali, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi and Sialkot featured and were divided into three groups.

In the five-team Pool ‘A’, Karachi Region topped the group with four wins from as many matches and bagged eight points. In the five-team Pool ‘B’, Lahore Region kept their 100 per cent winning record and topped the table with eight points from four outings. In six-team Pool ‘C’, Peshawar Region and Rawalpindi Region won four matches each and were tied on eight points, but Peshawar Region topped the pool on better net run-rate.

Meanwhile, the Inter-Region U16 Tournament 2023 also began on 12 March, where 16 regions were part of the competition. The pool matches were played in Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Islamabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Sheikhupura. Karachi Region topped Pool ‘A’ with seven points from four outings, Lahore Region topped Pool ‘B’ with eight points and FATA Region topped Pool ‘C’ with eight points from five matches in the tournament.