There will be less time remaining to start PSL 3. It is a race between time and renovation team to complete the National Cricket Stadium Karachi for Pakistan Super League tournament 2018.
Pakistan was banned from International cricket after the attack of 2009 on Sri Lanka cricket team. On 3 March 2009, there was the attack on Sri Lanka cricket team but after that international match was played in 2015, last year (PSL Final), Series against World XI and a T20 against Sri Lanka last month.
There is strong pressure on PCB chairman Najam Sethi as he selected the Karachi for two matches of PSL 3 out of four matches. A couple of weeks ago Najam Sethi announced this news.
PSL teams include Peshawar Zalmi two times champions, Quetta Gladiators 2016 champions, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars and new franchise Multan Sultan. They are ready to play PSL 2018 tournament.
The PSL 2018 is going to start from 12 February and end with the final on 23 March. There are 34 matches will be played in this tournament.According to PCB report, Out of 34, 10 matches will be played in Pakistan including six matches in Lahore and 4 matches in Karachi including PSL final.
The first phase of the renovation of Karachi Cricket Stadium is taken by National Logistics Cell (NLC) engineering department has been assigned to complete the task.
Project Manager NLC Engineering retired Wing Commander Mohammad Sohaib said that “ we are ready to complete the task within given time period.”
There are 22 public bathrooms with eight to 10 toilets in the main block. Installation of 30 new hospitality boxes with attached bathrooms located technically on the fourth floor is also part of the first phase.
Chairman boxes having a capacity of around 100 signatories, teams’ dressing rooms, umpires rooms, referee room, physiotherapy room, and broadcasters and media boxes. This will also renovate as well.
The entrance to the stadium will be improved. The roads with it are also renovated. Parking facilities for around 500 to 600 vehicles are also being set up.
There is the large parking area for vehicles, at least more 500 to 600. The capacity of the stadium is 33,000 peoples at a time.
PSL Schedule 2018 is also Upadted now !!!