PCB announces new date for PSL final
- ‘Prudent and proactive’ to use off-day to play finals.
- Sunday and Monday shall be considered as reserve days.
- Tickets purchased for Sunday’s match are valid for Saturday.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced that the much-anticipated final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be played on March 18 (Saturday) instead of March 19 (Sunday) as originally planned. had gone
In a press release, PCB He said that this decision has been taken keeping in mind the bad weather in the coming days.
“Sunday and Monday will be treated as reserve days if the match cannot be played or completed on Saturday,” the statement added.
PCB Management Committee Chairman Najam Sethi said: “PSL 8 is our marquee event. All teams aim to prepare for the whole year, not just the finals. Supernova TrophyWhile passionate cricket fans are also anxiously waiting for their favorite team to become the champion.
“As such, and based on the information available about the adverse weather forecast, it is a prudent and proactive approach that we use an off-day and play the final on Saturday, and reserve days on Sunday with Monday. This would give us two reserve days if the match could not be completed or could be played on a Saturday instead of the traditional one day.
Najam Sethi further clarified that the PCB has spoken to the teams involved. The playoffs And “they are not only aligned with our decision but support and support the decision of the governing body”.
He also clarified that cricket fans will not face any inconvenience due to the rescheduling as the tickets purchased for Sunday’s match will remain valid for the rescheduled final on Saturday.