After the successful completion of PSL 6, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises agreed on Friday that the seventh edition of the PSL will be held in January and February next year.
During a teleconference in which the PCB was represented by Chief Executive Wasim Khan, Chief Operating Officer Salman Naseer, GM Commercial Imran Ahmed Khan, and PSL Senior General Manager Operations Usman Wahla – the two parties also discussed a way forward in regards to the new commercial rights cycle and established a framework for rights evaluation and their subsequent sale.
The franchisees’ representatives who attended the meeting included Salman Iqbal and Tariq Wasi (both Karachi Kings), Sameen Rana (Lahore Qalandars), Haider Azhar (Multan Sultans), Nadeem Omar (Quetta Gladiators), Nausherwan Effandi (Peshawar Zalmi), and Ali Naqvi (Islamabad United).
Historically, PSL is held in February and March but due to Pakistan national team’s international commitments in the same time period next year, the tournament has been shifted to January and February window.
Pakistan is set to host Australia in February 2022 for two Tests, three ODIs, and three T20Is. The details of the tour are yet to be finalized.