PCB announces schedule for remaining PSL matches
Pakistan Cricket Board has rescheduled the postponed remaining four HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 matches. After the inception of COVID-19 crisis, the tournament was postponed on 17 March with only four matches was to play. The four matches will be held in Lahore on 14, 15 and 17 November.
Meanwhile, the Qualifier and Eliminator 1 to be a double-header in the announced schedule. Eliminator 2 will be played on the next day. The tournament final will take place Tuesday, 17 November. The dates have been decided with the consent of four playing sides , Multan Sultans, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi.
“This announcement puts speculations to bed and provides absolute clarity and ample time for teams to plan and prepare for these crunch matches.It was important at this stage to state our intent and lock these dates in the diary in the best interest of the teams and the tournament.”
PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan said.
“The PCB was always keen and committed to hosting the remaining four matches as it believed an event of the magnitude of the HBL Pakistan Super League deserved a winner. We saw the excitement and buzz in the lead up to the competition earlier this year and look forward to promotional activations that will engage the fans once again.
“The hosting of the remaining four HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 matches also endorses Pakistan’s resilience in overcoming difficulties and challenges no matter what the nature. PCB is planning to hold its 2020-21 domestic season, which will include a number of age-group, men and women competitions, as well as home international series against Zimbabwe and South Africa.”
Wasim khan said.