PAKISTAN PREMIER LEAGUE

  • PPL can help PCB get countries to tour Pak: Lorgat November 15, 2012

    Karachi: Former CEO of ICC Haroon Lorgat believes that the proposed Pakistan Premier League T20 event can be a big stepping stone for the return of international teams to Pakistan. Speaking to the media at the Gaddafi stadium on Thursday, Lorgat felt the key to making the premier league a...
  • Pak not getting to play at home is unfair: Misbah October 12, 2012

    Karachi: Starved of international cricket on home turf, Pakistan's Test and oneday captain MisbahulHaq said it is unfair to deprive his team of a chance to compete in front of their own fans due to the lingering security concerns of international sides. "We are a big Testplaying country and it is...
  • Gavaskar denies involvement with PPL October 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday denied his involvement with the proposed Pakistan Premier League as has been reported in a section of the media, saying nothing of this sort was on the table when he had a brief meeting with PCB chief Zaka Ashraf in Colombo. A...
  • Foreign players interested in PPL: Ashraf September 15, 2012

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has received positive response from several international players for its proposed Twenty20 Premier League, said chairman Zaka Ashraf. "The positive thing is that we have already held discussions with some international players and they have shown willingness to come and play in our league. The only...
  • Pak T20 league to be launched next year: PCB August 29, 2012

    Lahore: PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf has said Pakistan's plans to launch the country's own international Twenty20 premier league have been shelved to next year. Ashraf said although a lot of planning had already gone into the proposed premier league event, it would not be possible to hold it this year. "I...
  • PPL to be finalised in month's time May 5, 2012

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is confident of finalising its Premier League T20 competition in a month's time after receiving a series of presentations from foreign and local broadcasters and sports management companies. "Right now the presentations are hovering around the concept of the premier league for Pakistan. The financial...
  • 'Pakistan T20 league won't be a copy of IPL' April 27, 2012

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is eager on captivating investments from the Indian market for its planned Twenty20 league but it will not be "an exact model" of the IPL, said its chief Zaka Ashraf. "This is a wrong impression. We are working on delivering an innovative and exciting PPL...
  • Whatmore has high hopes of Pak T20 league April 23, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan cricket coach Dav Whatmore said Monday he was happy to endorse the Pakistan Premier League and hoped it will attract international players. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)is planning to launch the PPL in October and wants to use the Twenty20 competition to show the world that the country...
  • Outcast Pakistan set focus on T20 league April 10, 2012

    Karachi: Deprived of hosting international matches since a deadly attack on the Sri Lankan team bus three years ago, Pakistan hope a highprofile new Twenty20 league can lure back overseas players. No international team has played in Pakistan since the March 2009 attack in Lahore, which left eight people dead...
  • PCB to launch Pakistan Premier League next year April 25, 2008

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board will launch a new look Twenty20 domestic tournament next year on the lines of the Indian Premier League, offering franchises of citybased teams to sponsors and companies. A senior official of the board said that this year's Twenty20 competition, which has...