PSL 2023 to start on February 9, final on March 19
PSL 2023: The Governing Council of the Pakistan Super League met at the National High Performance Centre in Lahore today. All six PSL franchises were represented along with PCB officials who are members of the GC. Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Ramiz Raja chaired the meeting.
The meeting started with the Chairman PCB congratulating the GC on a hugely successful and record-breaking PSL 7 edition which was the first one ever to staged in Pakistan uninterrupted since the start of the league in 2016. The successful organisation of the tournament made possible despite significant external challenges and record revenue and viewership attained through the two action-packed leagues in Karachi and Lahore.
Some important discussions around the scheduling for the next edition of the PSL made. It decided that the PSL 8 will run from 9 February to 19 March 2023. At least four venues will be used for hosting the matches, including Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi and Multan. Further discussions for firming up the detailed schedule will take place between the franchises and the PCB in due course.
The franchises also given an update on the status of accounts for PSL 7.
During the GC an update was provided in respect of commercial matters related to PSL 7 and PSL 8. Follow-up meetings will commence next week to finalise plans for PSL 8 with all in agreement to work closely in the build-up to PSL 8 to achieve their common goals for the league.