Najam Sethi—the Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has unveiled the plans regarding the Pakistan Super League Fourth edition. He has revealed that half of the PSL 4 would be hosted in the country.
Chairman PCB disclosed the news while conversing with media during his visit to the National Stadium in Karachi on Friday.
He said that the PCB has got plans of having half of the PSL next year in Pakistan. He added however for hosting the league four stadiums are required. Presently, Lahore, Karachi and Multan are all set to host the big matches, now the focus in on making the arrangements and necessary preparations in the stadiums of Rawalpindi and Peshawar.
Sethi went further to explain the significance of hosting the PSL 3 final successfully. He said the related authorities have been engaged day and night for bringing back the international cricket back to the home country. The final match of Pakistan Super League edition three is of utmost significant for the residents of Karachi and even for the entire nation. He added that first people said the PSL is impossible, later they said that it cannot be managed in Pakistan, after that, they said that the foreign players would not be coming to play the matches to Pakistan, however, all these speculations have been proved wrong.
Sethi mentioned that the final match of the third edition of PSL would highlight the positive image of Karachi. He added that when the PSL 3 final match was announced to take place in Karachi, people were hesitant and said that bringing international players to Karachi would not be easy because of the city image of being unsafe and dangerous. He added that once the PSL 3 final is successfully organized and conducted the image of Karachi would get restored and would also help in the revival of sports and would boost tourism in the city.
While talking about the international cricket coming home, the Chairman PCB said that we are taking things step-by-step. The cricket team of West Indies would be visiting in early April, but unluckily, there is not sufficient space in the current year to have a series in Pakistan as many other tours to different countries are lined up.