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Mohsin Naqvi chairs meetings to discuss domestic, PSL matters

25 May, 2024 11:13

PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi chairs important meetings at the cricket headquarters in Lahore on the 2024-25 domestic cricket structure and the PSL Governing Council.

He instructed the domestic cricket department to prepare and present a competitive schedule of events that can help bridge the gap with international cricket.

Moreover, he emphasised the need for domestic cricketers to have more playing and earning opportunities while also enhancing the quality of cricket.

The PCB chief expressed his desire to launch additional T20, 50-over and four-day events in the 2024-25 domestic cricket calendar.

“I want professional cricketers to be engaged throughout the year so they can continue to improve and are also in their best shape when required for national duty,” he told the participants.

“A strong, competitive and robust domestic cricket structure will help increase the pool of players, which will benefit the Pakistan cricket team,” he said.

The 2024-25 domestic cricket season is expected to start in September.

He assured his complete support to franchise owners during the PSL Governing Council meeting.

“I would like to see you grow and flourish as franchise owners. I will support you wherever I can to help you achieve your objectives,” assured Naqvi.

“HBL PSL is a jewel in the crown of Pakistan cricket, and, we, with the support of the PCB, want to see it continue to make upward progress,” the franchise owners said.

The expansion of HBL PSL from six to eight teams starting in 2026 also discussed, with further discussions scheduled for next month.

The PCB has proposed a window from April 7 to May 20 for HBL PSL 2025, with further discussions to take place next month.

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