The recent announcement of the PCB says that the four remaining matches of the PSL will be played in Lahore in November.
Last March, the matches of the PSL had been stopped due to the outbreak of COVID-19. As the games had been put to a halt starting March 17, it became unsure when the games can actually resume. Just recently, the Pakistan Cricket Board has already announced the resumption of matches which will be seen in Lahore in November.
The matches to be played on November 14 are the qualifying match between the Multan Sultans and the Karachi Kings and the first eliminator round between the Lahore Qalandars and the Peshawar Zalmi. The said Eliminator 1 game will be a double-header. Meanwhile, the Eliminator round 2 will be played on the following day and the final one will be held on the 17th.
All of the games are to be played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore and will be strictly following COVID-19 protocols. A bio-secure bubble will also be provided for the players, match officials, and event-related staff so as to ensure the safety of the entire event.
Similar to other cricket matches that had resumed, the remaining games of the PSL will be held behind closed doors. Aside from that, the PCB also ensures that the entire situation will be closely monitored and reviewed even a month before the event.
As per PCB CEO Wasim Khan, ‘The PCB was always keen and committed to hosting the remaining four matches as it believed an event of the magnitude of the HBL Pakistan Super League deserved a winner’.
‘We saw the excitement and buzz in the lead up to the competition earlier this year and look forward to promotional activations that will engage the fans once again. The hosting of the remaining four HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 matches also endorses Pakistan’s resilience in overcoming difficulties and challenges no matter what’, he added.
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