The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has started the preparations for the upcoming season of Pakistan Super League (PSL) and in the process, they announced Karachi as the host of the final game. On Thursday, PCB disclosed that last knockout matches will take place in their country.
All league matches will take place in either Dubai or Sharjah and former will host the Qualifier. Lahore gets eliminator encounter for the hostage of PSL 3. The tournament will commence with Peshawar Zalmi and debutant Multan Sultan match on February 22.
“PSL 3 will kick start with a glittering opening ceremony at the Dubai International Stadium followed by a star-studded Peshawar Zalmi taking on league debutants Multan Sultans, on 22nd Feb,” a PCB release stated.
It further reads “Teams will play twice against each other before the top four teams qualify for the play-off stage. Fans will get a chance to see their favorite stars in a total of 34 games played across four venues. Efforts are underway to stage two playoff games in Lahore followed by what would be a historic PSL final in Karachi.”
Meanwhile, PCB chief Najam Sethi insisted fans to watch the matches in stadiums. He said “Pakistan Super League has grown to become a great platform for us to showcase Pakistani cricketing talent across the world. I am confident that fans will come to the stadiums in great numbers and that they will tune into our high-quality HBL PSL broadcast on TV and digital platforms.”