Pakistan Super League 4 Edition 2019 Pakistan.
Pakistan Super League 4 Edition 2019 Pakistan. After the terrorist attacks on Sri Lankan Team at Lahore in 2009, almost cricket in Pakistan came at a halt. Due to this fateful incident, no team was ready to visit Pakistan. Ironically, Sri Lanka was the only team which came under attack. This was the saddest incident in the history of Cricket.
PSL aka Pakistan Super League is a great initiative by PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board). PSL has been proved a link between the PCB and International Players. PSL consists of 6 Teams since PSL 3 and PSL 4. Initially, it began with 5 teams, which participated in PSL 1 and PSL 2. These five teams were Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators, and Lahore Qalanders.
Pakistan Super League 4 Edition 2019 Pakistan. First 2 editions of PSL were played completely in UAE, except the final of PSL 2 was played in Lahore. PSL provided the oxygen to the lungs of Cricket in Pakistan, which were nearly dying since the attack on Sri Lankan Cricket Team.
However, PSL was nearly successful in bringing the cricket lovers back to the stadiums. In the past, PSL matches were played in the UAE and attended by a large number of participants. As it is not a hidden the fact, that a majority of “Job Seekers” from Pakistan are living in the UAE. Pakistani manpower is not less than the backbone of UAE’s economy ranging from low-paid worker to Business Tycoons.
PCB has announced the PSL 4 Schedule. This year 2nd round of the PSL will be played in Pakistan. While the first round will be played in UAE as like of last PSL Edition. The PSL will begin on February 2019 with a charming opening ceremony attended by the Starts of Pakistani Showbiz Industry. Whereas, the 2nd round will commence from 7th March 2019 in Pakistan. This year final will be played in Karachi on 17th March 2019 at National Stadium in Karachi.
This edition will be attended by foreign players as well. And interestingly, foreign players will also play matches of the second edition. For this reason, PCB has conditionally contracted the foreign players for participating in the second round.
Pakistan Super League 4 Edition 2019 Pakistan. Hopefully, this edition of PSL will be the last edition being played in UAE. While the complete 5th Edition of PSL will be played in Pakistan. This move will uplift the condition of Pakistani Cricket Stadiums, which are closed since 2009. Whereas, the only successful edition of PSL in Pakistan can lead to the restoration of cricket in Pakistan. To achieve this goal, positive efforts form Electronic Media, PCB Administration, and PSL Franchises Owners are needed.
Pakistan Super League (PSL-4), which started in UAE also helped to repair the soft-image of Pakistan. As the second round of this lucrative T20i league was played in Pakistan. When we talk about PSL, the efforts of Darren Sammy (Peshawar Zalmi Captain) and West Indian Cricket Team T20i Best Captain cannot be underestimated. He is also the ambassador of PSL for Pakistan.
Now a days, the news is in a circle that PCB is in contact with Afghanistan and Irish Cricket Board for playing a series with Pakistan. Moreover, they are also on negotiation with the South African Cricket Board for a series. In his recent media exposure, Chairman PCB Mr. Ehsan Mani also informed that he is ready to bid for international level tournaments into Pakistan from 2023-2031.
Arch Rivals India has to visit Pakistan for a long waited series, however, due to political tussle and fanatic management into power in India, it seems impossible. As the brutality in India is at a peak in their capital city, Delhi. But, ironically, every player and team will visit there. India is one of the big financiers of ICC. Therefore, their decision is given value at the organizational level in ICC.