- PCB seeks approval from Lahore’s administration
- Lower than 300 individuals to attend draft
- PCB CEO Wasim Khan had stated draft will likely be in first week of January
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will maintain the participant draft for the sixth version of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) on January 9 in Lahore, reported The Information on Saturday.
A supply advised the publication that the PCB has reached out to Lahore’s administration to permit the cricketing physique to carry the draft in open air.
“Though we are expecting less than 300 persons on the draft day, yet there is a need for an approval from the government to make such arrangements in the open air. We have approached the Punjab government for holding the draft on January 9,” the supply advised The Information.
Final yr, PCB’s Chief Government Officer Wasim Khan had advised journalists that the PSL draft will likely be held within the first week of January with the matches ranging from February 20.
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Whereas, PCB’s Director Nationwide Excessive-Efficiency Centre (NHPC) Nadeem Khan has already confirmed that the PSL VI will likely be held with out spectators as a result of on-going coronavirus pandemic.
“According to plan, there will be no involvement of the public in this year’s PSL, however, we are monitoring the situation as the time is progressing,” Nadeem stated.
He stated that the season will likely be performed on time and the international stars have confirmed their availability.
“If possible, we will look to hold matches in a minimum crowd if the COVID situation improves,” he added.