Lahore: Following the footsteps of Australia, India and Bangladesh, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Zaka Ashraf has officially announced to hold T20 league, named “Pakistan Super League (PSL)”, in March this year.
In a ceremony to unveil the logo of the league on Thursday, Asharaf said that they had received good response from the international cricketers, adding many international players would participate in the PSL.
He said that the country’s domestic cricket would enter into new era through the PSL.
The PCB has appointed Haroon Lorgat, former International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO, as advisor of the PSL and Salman Sarvar Butt as managing director the league.
The super league is planned from March 24 in Lahore, a day after Pakistan’s tour to South Africa ends. Pakistan Super League will have 5 teams for first three editions.
Source said that the PCB is paying Haroon Lorgat USD 25,000 monthly to work as advisor for the tournament.