DUBAI: Brushing all speculations apart, the chairman PCB Ehsan Mani on Thursday introduced that eight PSL matches can be held in Pakistan as initially scheduled.
There have been rumours following the border pressure between Pakistan and India that PCB could also be compelled to carry matches in UAE as a substitute of taking them to Pakistan.
Nevertheless, Mani stated that PCB is dedicated to carry matches in Pakistan and that the matches could be held as deliberate.
“That is our unanimous choice that matches can be held, in response to the plan, in Pakistan,” Mani stated at a press convention together with PSL franchise homeowners.
“I’m grateful to all of the franchise homeowners and different stakeholders who supported our choice,” the chairman PCB added.
Mani stated PCB was dedicated to holding matches in Pakistan and that there was little doubt about that.
He additionally confirmed that every one the international gamers have agreed to go to Pakistan.
“Those that had made a dedication to go to Pakistan initially have reconfirmed their availability and dedication to be go to Pakistan,” he confirmed.
Mani stated that logistical points because of the suspension of flight operations have been controllable and that the PCB would handle them.
“We’re assured of our means to handle issues easily,” he stated.
He stated that he was involved with stakeholders concerned for the holding of those matches and that all the pieces was going in response to plan.
Mani’s assertion was additionally backed by the franchise homeowners current with him on the press convention.
“We’re with PCB on this choice and our gamers are additionally prepared to go to Pakistan,” stated Sameen Rana, the COO of Lahore Qalandars.
“We’re excited and looking out ahead to play in entrance of our residence crowd in Lahore,” Rana added.
The homeowners of Quetta Gladiators, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans have been additionally current on the event and introduced full backing to have matches held in Pakistan.