Last Update on: March 23rd, 2020 at 11:30 am
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to reschedule the remaining matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL 2020) in November this year. However, there are also ongoing talks that the remaining games can be conducted before the next year’s edition.
PCB CEO Wasim Khan said that there were also suggestions that Multan Sultans who topped the points table should be declared winners.
The PSL was suspended on Tuesday before the semifinals after the PCB revealed that a foreign player showed symptoms of the dreaded COVID-19.
PSL 2020 Can Be Rescheduled In November:
Wasim Khan said the remaining matches may be held during the 10-day window available in November.
“But we have to first sit down and discuss the situation with all the franchise owners because they are also suggestions that Multan Sultans which topped the points table should be declared winners or to have these remaining matches before the PSL-6 early next year,” he told the media in a teleconference.
PCB Has Ample Funds To Deal With The Situation: Wasim Khan
Khan said the Board is in good financial health that it will not face any crisis for a year even if the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
“The Coronavirus pandemic has affected the entire world and sports globally. In this crisis time at present we have money and are not facing any financial crisis,” he said.
Khan further said that the Board had earned considerably from the sale of television, radio, digital media and sponsorships in the PSL.
Besides, he also informed that PCB is looking for new broadcasters for all the home and away games.