Pakistan take on India in Super Fix Trophy
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Pakistan and India will play in the Super Fix Championship Trophy, an international tape-ball competition, for the first time ever, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The matches between the two arch-rivals will be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on November 19 and 20, respectively.
Addressing a press conference in Karachi on Monday, the tournament's chairman Naveed Ahmed said that it would be a "first-of-its-kind tape-ball event" that will feature Pakistan and India alongside four other teams, including Sri Lanka, Oman, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Saudi Arabia.
"For the first time in tape-ball cricket history, Pakistan and India will lock horns," said Naveed. "As many as six teams including Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Oman, UAE, and Saudi Arabia will participate in a two-day event, November 19 and 20," he added.
The winners of the Super Fix Championship Trophy will receive a magnificent AED20,000 (PKR1.2 million), while the runners-up will receive AED10,000 (PKR603,032).
“There are no entry fees. Fans are welcome to join us at one of the biggest tape-ball events,” said Naveed. “We have also reserved VIP boxes for cricket lovers and they will get a chance to sit and watch the match from there for free,” he added.