Pakistan Champions Cricket League

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Pakistan Champions Cricket League
Pakistan Champions League2.jpg
PCCL
Countries  Pakistan
Administrator RLCA, KCCA
Format Twenty20
First tournament 2010 (KCLT20)
Number of teams 40
Most successful AL-Noor n Nazimabad Gymkhana (1 title)
2012 2nd edition

The Pakistan Champions Cricket League (PCCL) is a twenty20 Club cricket league in Pakistan which was being organised by Pakistan former captain Rashid Latif at Rashid Latif Cricket Academy (RLCA) in co-operation with Karachi City Cricket Organisation (KCCA).[1] The event was previously known as Karachi Champions League which hosted only 16 cricket clubs from the city in 2010.

In 2012, the League was able to expand and host 40 cricket clubs which included 7 international clubs, 16 clubs from Karachi and 17 other cricket clubs from all over Pakistan.[2] The teams were divided into 8 groups. The tournament was hosted by five different venues of the city. This was the second edition started by the Pakistan Cricket Champions League.[3] Some of the matches were telecast by a Pakistan sports channel, Geo Super.[4]

The prize money of Champion Club was $20,000 for the winner, whereas $10,000 for the runners up clubs and $2,000 each for semi finalist clubs.[5]

The first event was won by Airport Gymkhana.[6]

Number of teams[edit]

There are 40 teams participating in the event.[7]

The Karachi teams are the ones without a city shown after their name.

RLCA academy and stadium

Visa denied[edit]

The visas of Indian origin players from Berry Cricket Club of Canada was denied after which the club refused to come and take part in the tournament[8]

Points table[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L D Pts
PakistanNazimabad Gymkhana 4 4 0 0 8
PakistanPeshawar Club (Peshawar) 4 3 1 0 6
PakistanKhan Sports (Hyderabad) 4 1 1 1 3
PakistanMuhammad Hussain C.C. 4 1 1 1 3
Saudi Arabia Riyadh City Cricket Association 4 0 4 0 0

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L D Pts
AfghanistanYouth C.C 4 3 1 0 6
PakistanCrescent C.C. (Multan) 4 3 1 0 6
PakistanMarker C.C. (Quetta) 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanUnited Sports C.C 4 1 3 0 2
PakistanLandhi Friend 4 1 3 0 2

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L D Pts
United Arab EmiratesPhoenix Medicine 4 4 0 0 8
PakistanKhyber Green (FATA) 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanMalir Gymkhana 4 2 4 0 4
PakistanAsifabad Sports 4 1 3 0 2
PakistanRawalpindi Kings (Rawalpindi) 4 1 3 0 2

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L D Pts
PakistanPak Korangi 4 3 1 0 6
PakistanS.G. Jadoon (Abbotabad) 4 2 2 0 4
 Kuwait 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanAir Port Gymkhana 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanQuaid-e-Azam C.C (Rahimyarkhan) 4 1 3 0 2

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W L D Pts
PakistanAl-Noor Gymkhana 4 4 0 0 8
PakistanKorangi Al-Fatha 4 2 2 0 4
 Qatar 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanTando Adam team, (Tando Adam) 4 1 3 0 2
PakistanGhouri C.C. (Hydrabad) 4 1 3 0 2

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W L D Pts
PakistanVital Five 4 4 0 0 8
PakistanFasilabad C.C. (Fasilabad) 4 3 1 0 6
PakistanAgha Khan Gymkhana 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanMuslim C.C. (Lahore) 4 1 3 0 2
Saudi ArabiaSST Club Dammam 4 0 4 0 0

Group G[edit]

Team Pld W L D Pts
Hong KongHong Kong C.C 4 3 1 0 6
PakistanNational C.C. (Lahore) 4 3 1 0 6
PakistanFaysal Gymkhana 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanAl-Abbas C.C. (Burewala) 4 1 3 0 2
PakistanA.O. C.C 4 1 3 0 2

Group H[edit]

Team Pld W L D Pts
PakistanDawood Sports 4 3 1 0 6
PakistanCombined C.C (Faislabad) 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanC.A Sports (Sialkot) 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanPakistan C.C 4 2 2 0 4
PakistanP&T Gymkhana (Lahore) 4 1 3 0 2

Knockouts[edit]

Pre Quarter finals Quarter finals semi finals final
                       
1 PakistanCrescent C.C. (Multan) 116/10
16 Hong KongHong Kong C.C 147/9
Hong KongHong Kong C.C 141/10
PakistanKhyber Green (FATA) 160/7
8 PakistanKhyber Green (FATA) 114–2
9 PakistanVital Five 112/10
PakistanKhyber Green (FATA) 158/5
PakistanPak Korangi 118/9
5 PakistanKorangi Al-Fatha 127–9
12 PakistanPak Korangi 130–3
PakistanPak Korangi(s.o) 129/7(19/0)
PakistanDawood Sports 129/9(13/0)
4 PakistanPeshawar Club (Peshawar) 92/10
13 PakistanDawood Sports 133/7
PakistanKhyber Green (FATA) 114/10
PakistanAl-Noor Gymkhana 115/3
6 PakistanFaisalabad C.C,(Faisalabad) 145/5
11 United Arab EmiratesPhoenix medicine(UAE) 109/10
PakistanFaisalabad C.C (Faisalabad) 135/9
Afghanistan Youth C.C 107/10
3 Afghanistan Youth C.C 137/9
14 Pakistan National Cricket Club,(Lahore) 104/10
PakistanFaisalabad C.C (Faisalabad) 110/10
PakistanAl-Noor Gymkhana 111/1
7 PakistanCombined C.C(Faisalabad) 157/7
10 PakistanNazimabad Gymkhana 120/10
PakistanCombined C.C(Faisalabad) 90/10
PakistanAl-Noor Gymkhana 91/2
2 PakistanAl-Noor Gymkhana 109/4
15 PakistanS.G. Jadoon(Abbottabad) 108/6
Winner PCCL
PakistanAl-Noor Gymkhana

Notable players[edit]

Fawad Alam(Al-Noor Gymkhana), Wahab riaz(Al-Noor Gymkhana), Zulqarnain Haider(P&T Gymkhana), Yasir Hameed(Peshawar C.C.), Anwar Ali(Pakistan C.C.), Awais Zia (Pak Korangi) Abdul Razzaq (Muslim C.C)etc.

Notable performances[edit]

hattrick Adnan Ghani(Rawalpindi Kings 3–18 vs Phoenix Medicine UAE), Sheraz Bhatti(Rawalpindi Kings 5–16 vs Asifabad Sports),

best bowling figures: Shahzaib Khan(malir Gymkhana 5–9 vs Asifabad Sports), Ramiz Aziz (vital five 5–12 vs Faisalabad CC ), Junaid Nadir (SG Jadoon abbottabad, 5–22 vs Airport Gymkhana), Junaid Jan (Muslim gymkhana lahore, 5–16 vs SST Club Dammam)

Best Batting Figures: Saeed Khan (Khyber green C.C, 107 vs Rawalpindi Kings), Shahid Yousuf (CA Sports Sialkot, 129 vs P&T Gymkhana lahore) Ejaz ali shah (Al-Noor Gymkhana) 81(53 balls)

highest Team totals

Nazimabad Gymkhana 197–2 vs Mohammad Hussain C.C

khyber green C.C 170–9 vs Malir Gymkhana

Venues[edit]

Group matches[edit]

[9]

Live telecast[edit]

Geo Super

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rashid Latif Cricket Academy, RLCA, retrieved 7 June 2012 
  2. ^ "Pakistan Champions League: PCB's inter-district event to clash with the league", The Express Tribune, 19 May 2012, retrieved 27 May 2012 
  3. ^ "Pakistan Champions’ League starts today", The Nation, 21 May 2012, retrieved 27 May 2012 
  4. ^ "ABOUT THE EVENT", Geo Super, retrieved 27 May 2012 
  5. ^ "/Pakistan Champions League: Karachi to host ‘at least four’ foreign clubs in 32-team event", The Express Tribune, 21 May 2012, retrieved 27 May 2012 
  6. ^ "Airport Gymkhana win Karachi Champions League", sportsencounter, 25 February 2010, retrieved 27 May 2012 
  7. ^ "Pakistan Champions Cricket League, Revised Matches Results of May 25 & 26, 2012", The Olympic Sports, 27 May 2012, retrieved 27 May 2012 
  8. ^ "Pakistan Champions League: Canadian club’s Indian members denied visa", The Express Tribune, 12 May 2012, retrieved 28 May 2012 
  9. ^ Rashid Latif Cricket Academy