KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has allowed PSL groups to extend their complete wage cap by $25,000, which can allow them to select yet one more participant for the squad forward of the third version.
This was determined throughout a gathering in Lahore between PCB Chairman Najam Sethi and the six franchise house owners. The assembly additionally mentioned considerations by PSL franchises over the TTen league.
A request was made by Lahore Qalandsrs in the course of the assembly to extend the wage cap in order that the expertise hunt gamers might be included within the PSL squad, which the group was unable to take action earlier because of the wage restrict.
“All franchises unanimously determined to extend the gamers wage cap by USD 25,000, permitting groups to select a squad of 21 gamers for this season,” stated a PCB spokesman.
“The newly inducted gamers will probably be from Pakistan and should embrace gamers unearthed by means of expertise hunt packages or prime performers from the Nationwide T20 Cup happening in Rawalpindi presently,” the spokesman added.
The assembly was additionally briefed on methods to streamline the expertise hunt packages. An in depth plan might be chalked out in session with all franchise representatives to additional enhance the method of scouting new expertise.
Sethi reiterated PSL’s stance towards anti-corruption and vowed to additional strengthen the league’s anti-corruption efforts.
The issue of counterfeit merchandising was additionally mentioned. It was determined that the League will take authorized measures to clamp down on counterfeit merchandising.
In the meantime, in accordance with sources, franchises additionally voiced their considerations relating to subsequent month’s T10 league in Sharjah, which a lot of the franchises described as a menace to the product of PSL.
“Franchises knowledgeable chairman PCB that this league can jeopardise monetary plans not just for the groups but in addition of the PSL as a product,” stated a supply.
The sources added that PCB chairman knowledgeable the franchises that the board has solely allowed the gamers to take part within the league and it has no formal backing to it.
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