PCB excludes three PSL franchises from negotiation process


KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has excluded three Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises from the negotiation process, over key matters, after they failed to submit the required financial documents. According to details, the governing council meeting was scheduled for July 28. The video link meeting, however, was canceled abruptly.

The reason provided by the PCB, for the cancelation, was the inability of the franchises in providing copies of the sponsorship contracts. All owners had written a unanimous letter to the board in this regard to record their protest. The letter written by the franchise owners as protest, which was sent to PSL’s project executive Shoaib Naveed, stated that the franchise owners were shocked at the last moment cancellation of the meeting.

Responding to this letter, Naveed expressed his disappointment and urged the franchises to adopt a better course of action in order to ensure that the discussions stayed on the right track.