The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will be refunding the Pakistan Super League (PSL 5) tickets from the next week. The process will take place in two phases.
In the first phase, tickets of those matches will be refunded that took place behind closed doors. Moreover, the tickets for the playoffs would be refunded in the second phase.
PCB to refund PSL 5 tickets from next week
PSL was postponed indefinitely amidst the Coronavirus outbreak and it suffered massive financial losses. Pakistan’s only T20 league was remaining with two semifinals and a final.
All six franchises are to suffer a major amount of loss along with PCB as high and sizeable profits were expected. A business doesn’t make a profit and generate revenues in its initial year, it took years to make it happen. PSL, being 5 years old, was assured of creating revenues.
It is to be noted that the tournament was delayed on the day of semi-finals due to the extension in Coronavirus fears. The date for PSL to be rescheduled has not been announced yet. It could completely be called-off due to the ongoing situation which is a mega loss for PCB and franchises of the PSL.
Moreover, The six Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) discussed the mutual decision to hold the remaining PSL in November however, the decision hasn’t been confirmed yet. PCB made the decision to decline BCCI’s request to cancel the tournament.
Earlier, The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) has suggested the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) cancel next year’s PSL to host Asia Cup. Asia Cup, that is scheduled for September 2020 is most likely to be canceled amidst the situation as no news has been made for organizing. After that, the T20 World Cup 2020, is also looking to be postponed till 2021 or 2023. As a consequence, BCCI is looking forward to a vast and vacant window of September-November to hold IPL.
They are willing for PSL to get canceled in February 2021 to hold the September 2021’s canceled Asia Cup.