The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has got all outstanding approvals to hold the remaining 20 matches of the sixth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021) in Abu Dhabi.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will now hold a meeting with all six franchise owners later today and discuss the progress that has been made so far in order to finalize all the details, which will be shared in due course.
“We are delighted with this development as the remaining hurdles in the staging of the remaining HBL PSL 6 matches in Abu Dhabi have been overcome and all systems are now good to go.” said PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan.
He also thanked the United Arab Emirates Government, the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority, Emirates Cricket Board and Abu Dhabi Sports Council for their support and patronage in ensuring all final obstacles were removed, which has allowed PCB to complete the PSL 2021 event.
“The PCB, in consultation with the team owners, will now work at pace to finalise all event-related arrangements, details of which will be shared in due course.
“I take this opportunity to thank my staff for their untiring efforts and hard work that included sacrificing their Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in an effort to ensure the PCB honours its commitment to its fans to hold the remaining matches of the tournament in June.” he said.
Furthermore, he mentioned that the remaining matches of the sixth iteration of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021 or PSL 6) will allow fans to once again follow and support their favorite players and teams through high quality broadcast coverage of one of the most competitive cricket leagues in the world.
PSL 6 matches were postponed when several players belonging to different teams tested positive for the COVID-19 infection.