PSL 2020: Tower Sports and SportzWorkz, that are Pakistan registered and Singapore registered companies respectively are going to enlarge the crew by amalgamating together to form a better management with good quality cricket production rights for PSL 2020.
As per the Pakistan Procurement Rules 2004, both the companies were given production rights through a very tender process. The production team is to be headed by one of the industry stalwarts Chris McDonald that includes Stephen Norris, Tim Finlay, Louwrens Rensburg, and Graham Rendell.
After the PCB announced the news,
PSL Project Executive Shoaib Naveed said: “We are excited to have such experienced personnel on board for the live production of HBL Pakistan Super League,”
“Since the very first HBL PSL season, we have endeavored to provide world-class production for our fans and media partners and this year, with the wealth of experience that Tower Sports and SportzWorkz bring with their team, we aim to further enhance our production experience.”
Chairman SportzWorkz Chris McDonald said: “A part of our commitment to the PCB and to Pakistan itself is to train local TV production professions on delivering a state of the art, top level, international live cricket production,”
“We will be developing local capacity by conducting on venue and classroom style training during the PSL for Pakistan professionals interested in having a career in sports production. Our goal, simply put, is to have a majority Pakistani crew in two to three years from now.”
They both, Tower Sports and SportzWorkz are collaborating to bring about production rights of PSL 2020. As, PSL 2020 is going to take place completely in Pakistan so, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is expecting a larger crowd in PSL and working on better promotions of the league.
PSL 2020 will take place in four of the cities of Pakistan that are Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan while Lahore is to host the highest number of matches this time and Rawalpindi and Multan the least.
It is to be clarified among the reader that PSL 2020 is to be initiated in Karachi by 20 February where the first match of the league will also be played followed by an opening ceremony at National Stadium.