All PSL matches host by Karachi in Pakistan

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) today {announced|declared} the eight Pakistan-leg matches of the HBL Pakistan Super League will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi.

The {decision|plan} has been made following the {delayed|postponed} opening of the Lahore airspace for commercial flights, which has {created|made} substantial operational and logistical challenges {relating to|involved with} the delivery of the {three|3} Lahore matches, which were {originally|actually} scheduled for 9, 10 and 12 March.

Some of the key challenges that PCB has faced {as a result of|due to} the delayed opening of the Lahore airport have included securing production equipment and the commitment of broadcast crew, {as well as|and also} finalising the logistics for the officials and teams.

This has been {a difficult|a challenging} and tough decision, which has been taken following discussion and consultation with all the franchisees and service providers to {ensure|make sure} certainty and clarity on the event as well as delivery of the remaining matches as per the PCB’s own {very high|quite high} standards, PCB Chairman Mr Ehsan Mani said.

The PCB will {refund|return} tickets for all Lahore matches as per the face value of the tickets with more details to follow in due course.

With the slight amendment in the match schedule for Karachi matches, further {details|information} will be {provided for|given to} existing match ticket-holders and for purchasing of tickets for the {additional|further} games.

Event schedule:

Saturday, 9 March – Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United (match starts 7pm PST)

Sunday, 10 March – Karachi Kings v Quetta Gladiators (match starts 7pm PST)

Monday, 11 March – Lahore Qalandars v Multan Sultans (match starts 2pm PST); Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi (match starts 7pm PST)

Wednesday, 13 March – Qualifier (1 v 2) (match starts 7 pm PST)

Thursday, 14 March – Eliminator 1 (3 v 4) (match starts 7 pm PST)

Friday, 15 March – Eliminator 2 (match starts 7 pm PST)

Sunday, 17 March – Final (match starts 7 pm PST)

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