Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to hold at least two matches of the upcoming PSL in Karachi. Chairman PCB Najam Sethi is set to meet with Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday to discuss preparations for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season three final.
The announcement came after Sri Lanka cricket authority finally confirmed that they will go ahead with their tour of Pakistan later this month for the third and final Twenty20 match
The announcement is one of major significance and could drive the PSL into becoming one of the biggest cricket franchise leagues in the world. While it met with unexpected success in its first two seasons, this edition will be crucial given it is the PSL’s first attempt at expanding.
The former captain Shahid Afridi, said that he is delighted that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will be organizing the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) early next year. Afridi said the PCB now consider other cities of the country to have the PSL matches and the matches of the teams which will be visiting in due course of time. “The PCB must organize matches at Karachi and other centres to give a clear message to the world that the entire Pakistan is safe to host international cricket matches,” said by Afridi.
The high profile meeting is set to be conducted at the chief minister’s house at 11 am and will be attended by the Provincial Sports minister as well as other relevant government officials.
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has assured the PCB chairman of full cooperation for hosting a few PSL matches in Karachi.
Whereas, fans of Pakistan cricket will be anxiously waiting for any announcement that Karachi has been finalized as the venue for the PSL final.