PCB calls meeting with PSL franchises to ‘settle disputes’ out of court

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 1,710 total views,  16 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has called the much-awaited meeting with the franchises of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) on Oct. 7 after the Lahore High Court disposed off the case, filed by the franchises against the PCB for not meeting their demand of introducing new financial model of the league. LHC Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi disposed off the case after the PCB called the franchises for a meeting on Oct. 7 to solve all the disputes that had emerged between the…

PCB announces schedule of remaining HBL PSL 2020 matches

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 3,598 total views,  16 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.pcb.com.pk/ Lahore, 2 September 2020: Pakistan Cricket Board today announced the schedule of the remaining four HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 matches, which were postponed on 17 March due to Covid-19 pandemic. The four matches will be held in Lahore on 14, 15 and 17 November with only the Qualifier and Eliminator 1 to be a double-header. Eliminator 2 will be played on the following day, while the event will conclude on Tuesday, 17 November. The dates have been finalised following consultations and discussions…

PSL franchises not willing to share financial details with PCB

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 14,739 total views,  16 views today COURTESY BY: https://cricflare.com/ Majority among the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises are unwilling to share financial details with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) because of differences in the dollar rate. According to sources, franchise owners want the PCB to fix the dollar rate, for franchise fee, in the same way as they did for title-sponsoring company. For the inconclusive 5th edition, payments were made at a rate of 138 but it was decided that a financial firm’s services will be recruited to settle this matter in…

PCB, PSL franchises negotiate to determine PSL 2020 winner

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 16,731 total views,  9 views today COURTESY BY: https://cricflare.com/ The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises are currently holding discussions to determine a proper solution for the conclusion of the tournament’s 5th season, which was suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak just before the knockout stages. According to close sources, the board officials conducted a special meeting regarding the matter and forwarded their suggestions to Chairman Ehsan Mani and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wasim Khan. The PCB’s top hierarchy is reportedly willing to discuss the suitable suggestions with…

3 possible windows for PCB to resume remaining HBL PSL V

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 16,409 total views,  10 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.cricingif.com/ We hope PCB can start discussing resumption scenarios soon and expect that COVID-19 cases will begin to plummet as it happened in China. The much-awaited Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 season came to an abrupt halt after the global health crisis shook the world and culminated in the postponement of all major sporting events. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) tried to wrap up the season as quickly as possible by replacing playoffs with semifinals but even that move didn’t help as the outbreak got…

Afridi thinks Multan should be crowned champions after PSL 5 gets postponed

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 14,175 total views,  9 views today Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi thinks that his Multan Sulans side who finished PSL 5’s group stage on top, should be handed the trophy after the tournament got postponed on Tuesday. The Pakistan Super League saw its original schedule tweaked after the PCB shortened the league by 4 days keeping in mind the worsening COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) situation. On Tuesday, just before a double header featuring semi-finals between the top 4 sides, the PCB decided to call off the remainder of the tournament. According to a…

HBL PSL 2020 postponed, to be rescheduled

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 11,569 total views Lahore, 17 March 2020: The Pakistan Cricket Board today postponed the HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 with immediate effect and the two semi-finals and the final will be rescheduled for a later date. This decision was taken after a player, who had left Pakistan a few days ago, showed symptoms of COVID-19 and he will undergo screening shortly. The PCB, as part of its duty of care, has made arrangements for all the players and players support staff of the four semi-finalists, match officials, franchise owners and production…

PCB postpones remainder of PSL 5 amid coronavirus fears

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 10,225 total views The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday decided to postpone the remainder of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) Season 5 due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the country. The mega event has been called off just before the semi-finals and the finals took place on Tuesday (March 17) and Wednesday (March 18) respectively. Table-toppers Multan Sultans were due to face former champions Peshawar Zalmi in the first semi-final at 2pm. The 2nd game of the day was the all-important semi-final clash between rivals Lahore Qalandars…

Sultans, Zalmi, Kings and Qalandars to fight for HBL PSL 2020 final berths

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 2,772 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.pcb.com.pk/ We have done all the hard work over the past month and now is the time to make sure we produce the performances for which we have been working,” says Multan Sultans captain Shan Masood  “My boys are my strength and I believe and trust in everyone who is going to play tomorrow,” says Peshawar Zalmi captain Wahab Riaz “The team has performed well and the whole unit is motivated and ready to perform,” says Lahore Qalandars captain Sohail Akhtar “We have the desired firepower…

Semi-final line-up in HBL PSL 2020 completed

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 998 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.psl-t20.com/ It went down to the 30th and final league match of the HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 before the semi-final line-up was completed on Sunday. In the first semi-final on Tuesday at 2pm at the Gaddafi Stadium, Multan Sultans will face former champions Peshawar Zalmi, while in the second semi-final, which will commence at 7pm at the Gaddafi Stadium, Karachi Kings will lock horns with home side Lahore Qalandars. In the league matches, Sultans defeated  Zalmi by six wickets and three runs to lead 2-0…