LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reopened the portal for online registration of clubs in the country.
According to the PCB, the portal has been reopened on the massive requests of the club who missed the previous chance to submit their application. Now, the portal will go online from 9 am on Thursday, 22 April till 5 pm on Wednesday, 28 April.
Earlier, PCB received record applications for registration. As many as 3,807 clubs applied for registration between 10 March to 8 April. This was a 22 per cent increase in the last club registration process that ran prior to the introduction of the new PCB Constitution in August 2019.
PCB had received the most number of club registrations (231) from Karachi followed by Lahore (222). 102 clubs from Faisalabad, 94 from Hyderbad, 87 from Rawalpindi, 83 from Bannu, and 82 from Quetta have also applied for registration.
Most clubs (845) have sent their applications from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) cricket association. 774 clubs from Central Punjab, 676 from Sindh, 524 from Southern Punjab, and 486 from Northern have applied for registration.
In the next phase, short-listed clubs’ president will receive players’ registration links via email.