The Pakistan Cricket Board and the Punjab government have reached a mutual understanding following hours of discussion, ensuring that the existing Pakistan Super League (PSL) will continue to operate in Rawalpindi and Lahore as scheduled.
Najam Sethi, the head of the PCB, informed supporters of the news via a message on the microblogging platform Twitter. CM Punjab Mohsin Naqvi Saheb has been gracious enough to agree to split cost of lighting pathways for PSL matches in Lahore.
The PCB chief continued by expressing gratitude to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for his assistance in resolving the conflict with the government of Punjab. with relation to PSL season eight safetyissue.
For helping the Punjab Government and HBL to reach a resolution regarding the security of PSL8.
We appreciate PCB Patron PM CMShehbaz helping to resolve the HBL PSL8 security problem with the Punjab Government.
09:59 PM · Feb 26, 2023
If reports are then the Punjab govt. was asking the country’s top cricket governing body to pay PKR 450 million involving the security arrangements made for the PSL games. There was an ongoing dispute between the PCB and the Punjab govt. regarding sharing the cost of lighting routes during the PSL fixtures in Lahore.
According to the government, the price was originally estimated to be roughly PKR 900 million but was later revised.and was prepared to cover half the cost, requesting that the Sethi-led PCB cover the remaining balance. The PCB, however, refused to pay any money, sticking to their view that the provincial government should continue to bear the cost of maintaining security.
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