Sethi-Shah meeting: Four matches of upcoming PSL to be played in Karachi

  • The matches will be played in city in February next year
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Najam Sethi, chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday called on Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in Karachi to discuss hosting matches of upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Karachi, local media reported.

During the meeting, they have reached a decision that four of the PSL matches will be played in the metropolis in February next year.

Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said Karachi is a peaceful city and international cricket should be played in the city.

The CM also assured Sethi that fool proof security will be given to the teams, adding that all possible measures will be taken to restore international cricket in Karachi.

Sethi informed the chief minister the National Stadium will be renovated for the matches with the assistance of National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK).

He reached Karachi on Tuesday night for holding high profile meeting.

He said that ICC security firm will visit Karachi to give green signal for holding the matches in the Karachi.  The Rangers and police have prepared briefing for the ICC team.