Following the attack on the Karachi police chief’s office on Friday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the franchise owners of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) decided that the PSL 8 matches in the city will go as scheduled.
After the attack on the Karachi Police Office (KPO) earlier in the day, doubts were raised on the future of scheduled PSL 8 matches in the metropolis.
Nonetheless, the PCB convened an urgent meeting to which franchise representatives were invited. The cricket board discussed franchisees in private at the huddle, speaking with security organizations and the province government.
They all decided to go with the current PSL edition in Karachi according to schedule as a consequence.
Today at National Bamk Cricket Arena, Quetta Gladiators, and Karachi Kings will play according to the schedule (Saturday). According to the plan, Peshawar Zalmi’s team will arrive in the city today.
Three consecutive games will be held in Karachi on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. On February 26, there will be no more games played in the city.
It should be noted that Quetta and Lahore Qalandars were practicing in the city’s stadium at the time of the incident. Until the security checkpoint was open, both teams remained inside the stadium.