PCB to hold Five T20 festival matches before World Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to organise five Twenty20 festival matches before the T20 World Cup while the Pentangular One-day Cricket Tournament will be starting from April 17.

Talking with media here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Thursday, chief selector Mohsin Khan said that these festival matches would be played at Hyderabad, Multan, Faisalabad, Abbottabad and Islamabad while the one-day Pentangular Cup would be held from April 17.

He said that all players of the Pakistan team would take part in these matches from which they would get an opportunity of good practice.