PCB to launch Pakistan Super League on September 20

05:25 PM | 17 Sep, 2015
PCB to launch Pakistan Super League on September 20
LAHORE (Staff Report) - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is going to launch its first ever international T20 cricket event the Pakistan Super League (PSL) on September 20 (Sunday).

According to PCB officials the T20 league will be launched in a formal ceremony. Renowned cricketers and entertainment stars will be invited to the ceremony.

The first edition of Pakistan Super League is scheduled to be held in Qatar in February next year. As many as five teams will participate in cricket league who will play 24 matches to clinch the winning trophy.

Many international cricketers including West Indies's Chris Gayle and Dareen Sammy will also be featuring in first edition of Pakistan T20 league.

PCB has claimed that West Indies’ Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith and Samuel Badree, Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perara, TN Dilshan and Ajantha Mendis, New Zealand’s Grant Elliott and James Franklin, Australia’s Brad Hodge, South Africa’s Richard Levi and Roben Peterson, England’s Tim Bresnan and Michael Carberryare among the cricketers who have consented upon playing the league.