The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) might shift the leg of matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 8) from Lahore and Rawalpindi to Karachi if the Punjab Government doesn’t lower the demanded cost for the security arrangements.
According to the details, the Pakistan Super League (PCB) and the six PSL franchises held a meeting on Friday and unanimously decided not to pay the Punjab Government an additional Rs. 450 million, which was demanded by the Provincial Government to hold the PSL 8 matches in Lahore and Rawalpindi.
The PCB and PSL franchises have given an ultimatum to the Punjab Government that if the remainder of the bill is not waived by tomorrow, the second leg of the PSL 8 2023 will be moved from Lahore and Rawalpindi to Karachi.
It is pertinent to mention that PCB had already paid the Punjab Government Rs. 50 million to arrange security for the PSL 8 matches in Rawalpindi and Lahore, but the Punjab Government demanding another whopping Rs. 450 million from the PCB.
Furthermore, the PCB has stated that if the Punjab Government fails to entertain PSL 8 matches, the upcoming white-ball matches between Pakistan and New Zealand will be moved out of Punjab as well.
Lahore is schedule to hold nine PSL 8 matches, while Rawalpindi will hold eleven if the Punjab Government waives off their extra charges. If not, the remaining matches of the PSL 2023 will be moved to Karachi.
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