Finally the Pakistan super league is being announced and officially sponsors by Habib bank The HBL PSL is basically a premier professional T20 cricket league in Pakistan for the first time, it gunna be the pipeline for the New Year, this is why a lot of anticipation around it. And one of the interesting facts is the trophy will be awarded at annual bases to the league playoff champions at the end of the each season.
Years and years of battling security concerns and other internal hassles, the cricket authorities have lined up a set of amazing contest. Matches of the league will be held, from February 4/24/2016 just before the mega event of T20. All the matches of the PSL will be held in matches in Dubai and Sharjah.
Officials have intelligently chosen the month of February, as the coming month does not hold any other mega event like T20 in the main. Each and every step is being taken carefully to ensure the smooth transaction of the PSL tickets, and for other smooth operations like sales of merchandise, broadcasting rights and building up of brand equity.
Teams of the PSL T20 tournament :-
Five teams are going to participate in the inaugural edition of the Pakistan super league 2016. In the current mega event each team will represent a city. However, officials are planning for the expansion of the PSL in future, PSL to be ten teams league within the next five business years. The PSL league will be played in place of existing Haier T20 cup played each year. Officials have decided to draw highly skilled and talented players from across the world. Currently players have been hired from approximately ten different countries of the world. Obviously Inclusion of the Pakistani players will be in majority in the PSL.
Eighty players including twenty five graded international players will take part in the tournament. Winning team will be awarded $1, 00,000.
Therefore, teams in PSL are allowed a maximum number of 16 players, total of which 55 will be local players while the other 25 will be internationals. For quality coaching International coaches have been hired to manage the five teams with precision and bite.
Unfortunately the PSL will not be played in Pakistan but instead will be played in UAE. All matches will be played at two grounds of Dubai and Sharjah cricket grounds which were confirmed by the PCB in September 2015. Before the tournament there were some plans for the tournament to be played in Doha but that was again changed back to UAE where the tournament will be played now.
Fans are eagerly waiting for the kick-off and so they are planning their sojourns in advance. More importantly you can get all the information for it in the days to come on this site.
HAVE A GOOD LUCK PSL.