PSL3 is the most awaited sports in Pakistan. Najam Sethi the chairman of PSL surprised us by announcing that, 8 matches will play within Pakistan after the super success of final of PSL2 in Lahore, Pakistan. The details of the matches are exposed with his interview.
“This time around we are going to hold eight matches in Pakistan. Two doubleheaders will take place in Karachi and two doubleheaders will take place in Lahore.”– Najam Sethi
Mr Sethi ensured this:
“All players featuring in the third edition of the PSL will be obliged to play in Pakistan. It will be part of their contract that they will be playing here.”
He said, players will get 50% than their fees for a match as an added incentive and the icon players will get 100%.:
“So if a player was getting let’s say $10,000 for that match, then he will be getting $15,000, it is just a way to sweeten the deal for them.”
“All advertisement revenue during PSL broadcast — starting from half an hour before the match and till half an hour after it — belongs to the PCB and not the channels. We have basically brought the slots from three channels and we pay them to beam the matches.”
“We are doing that for the first three years, so we will be accepting bids for the next three years — PSL4, PSL5 and PSL6 — along with bids for the sixth team that was just a stop-gap solution and brought along with it more hassle than we would like to have on our hands.”