Canada confirms participation in four-nation Twenty20 tournament

Lahore, July 22 : Canada has confirmed that it will participate in a four-nation Twenty20 tournament scheduled to be held from August 14 in Toronto.

The confirmation came after the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with the tournament sponsors Sports International Marketing of Pakistan, the Daily Times reported.

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has already confirmed the dates while West Indies is still to confirm. Pakistan is also taking part in the tournament.

Bangladesh and West Indies will kick off the tournament by facing each other on the morning of the inaugural day, while the hosts Canada will face Pakistan that afternoon.

Each team will play each other once, meaning three matches, ahead of a final and a third-place play-off, both matches on August 17. The competition will last four days.

Story first published: Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 11:00 [IST]
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