PSL mulls plans to hold T10 league in Pakistan

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DUBAI: The management of Pakistan Super League have reportedly decided to launch another venture, PSL T10 league. The idea of having a ten overs per innings mini PSL tournament was discussed in a meeting of PSL franchise owners with PCB and PSL chairman Najam Sethi in Dubai on Sunday, where, according to sources, all agreed in principle to have this tournament.
“Everyone agreed for PSL’s T10 tournament. If all goes well, it will be held in September in Pakistan. All six PSL teams will participate in the tournament with same owners but a separate draft will be taken place for players selection,” the source added.
Earlier, Chairman PCB Najam Sethi has expressed his determination to bring all the matches of Pakistan Super League (PSL) to Pakistan in the next few years.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the third edition, Sethi said PSL is growing and it will grow further in the years to come. “We are having three matches in Pakistan this year. InshaAllah, very soon we will have the entire tournament being held in Pakistan with cities like Multan, Peshawar and Pindi hosting games along with Lahore and Karachi,” said the chairman PCB.
He also emphasised on protecting the brand of PSL which has now become a source of providing and nourishing talent for Pakistan cricket. “This is not my PSL, this is not any individual’s PSL,” he said.
“We must not let PSL become a victim of politics. This is Pakistan’s brand, PSL belongs to every Pakistani and every Pakistani should stay united to protect this league,” Sethi added.
He further highlighted the fact that people from all over the world have joined the bouquet of PSL to make this event a successful one. We have over 100 people from different countries including cricketers, umpires, officials and other stakeholders working to make PSL bigger and bigger,” he mentioned.