PCB introduces new domestic cricket structure for year 2019-20


The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday unveiled the new domestic cricket structure for 2019-2020.

“We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the target of reforming our domestic structure. One of the key priorities of this PCB administration is to enhance the quality of cricket, which will in due course also begin to reflect in our on-field performances at the international level,” PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani expressed, as per press release issued by the board. “We want to develop consistency in our performances, across all formats, at the apex level so these reforms were pertinent.”

PCB Chairman said that the cricket boards look forward to facilitate the provincial associations in organizing their structure, that will be inclusive of the right to assemble a council which will look over the affairs and attaining of sponsorship deals.

“The PCB unveiled today an ambitious and competitive 2019-20 domestic cricket structure, which revolves around the creation of a more quality and intensity focused system to significantly improve first-class cricket and create sustainable success at international level.

The new structure will give importance to club cricket, provide the best cricketing environment to young talented cricketers, reward top performers, create employment opportunities to former cricketers and qualified coaches, and bridge the gap between domestic and international cricket,” he added.