Peshawar Zalmi has expressed concerns over the schedule of PSL 9. Pakistan Super League team Peshawar Zalmi has expressed reservations about the schedule of PSL edition 9.
In a statement issued by the administration of Peshawar Zalmi, the team administration has said that in principle the matches of PSL 9 should have been held in Peshawar. Peshawar Zalmi has serious concerns about the schedule and venues of the matches.
The administration says that neither Peshawar Zalmi was included in the entire process of the schedule nor was it taken into confidence before releasing the schedule.
The management of Peshawar Zalmi has said in a statement that the management of Peshawar Zalmi is disappointed that only four matches of Peshawar Zalmi are scheduled in Rawalpindi and only one match in Karachi.
Before the release of the schedule, Peshawar Zalmi had requested for five matches to be played in Rawalpindi and three matches in Karachi due to the Zalmi support in Peshawar.
The administration has said that Peshawar Zalmi supporters come from Peshawar to Rawalpindi to fill the house and Karachi also has a large fan base of Peshawar Zalmi.
The administration has also confirmed that after the release of the schedule, it was requested to reduce the four matches scheduled in Lahore, and Peshawar to five matches in Pindi and three in Karachi, while going to the PCB headquarters with their concerns. The board officials were informed.
Peshawar Zalmi says that not only the fans of Peshawar Zalmi are disappointed with the current schedule, but also the commercial and marketing department of Zalmi has difficulties and concerns.
He said that Peshawar Zalmi demands to hold its matches in Rawalpindi and three matches and the protest will continue on the situation during PSL 9.
It should be noted that according to the schedule released by PCB, PSL 9 will start on February 17 at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, in which defending champion Lahore Qalandars will face Islamabad United.
The most popular event for the fans will be played in 4 cities Karachi, Lahore, Multan, and Rawalpindi. The final of PSL consisting of 6 teams will be held on March 18 at the National Bank Stadium in Karachi.