As per schedule, PSL matches will take place in Pakistan: Ehsan Mani


The chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ehsan Mani has confirmed that all the franchises will be returning to the country as the Pakistan leg of the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be staged as per the schedule.

“We are coming to Pakistan to play the scheduled matches of the league,” said Mani while talking to the presser in Dubai which was attended by all franchise owners.

On the occasion, the owners also confirmed that their foreign players are willing to visit Pakistan and the crazy cricket fans will witness enthralling cricketing action at their home ground.

Mani said that there are no security concerns in Pakistan and they are confident to stage yet another successful stint of the league in Pakistan.

“Security plan has been finalised and all things will be held according to the plan,” he said.

To a query regarding the visit of security consultants from different countries to Pakistan during PSL matches, Mani said “nobody has changed their plan so far”

Mr. chairman thanked all the franchise owners for remaining on one page to bring back the PSL in Pakistan. “All franchises want to see their teams playing in front of an enthusiastic crowd in Pakistan,” he said.

It is pertinent to mention here that the Pakistan leg of the PSL will start from March seven with Karachi Kings taking on Peshawar Zalmi at National Stadium Karachi. Five matches including the final are scheduled in Karachi while Lahore will host three.