Established in 2016, PSL i.e. the Pakistan Super League is a Twenty20 professional cricket league in Pakistan. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) organizes and regulates this whole event. Comprising of six teams from the major cities of Pakistan i.e. Multan Sultans, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, and Islamabad United, PSL is a significant event for the cricket audience of Pakistan.
With every single team playing against each other in a format of a double round-robin, the Pakistan Super League occurs every year. The top four teams advance to the playoffs, after the regular season is complete, with the winner of the final match being crowned the PSL champion. The PSL also includes a qualifying round, with the two teams emerging from that round joining the four other teams in the playoffs.
In Pakistan, PSL has received great feedback from the audience, especially with cricket fans gathering in stadiums to see their favorite team play. Not only on local grounds but even on the international surface, PSL has been getting a lot of attention with fans watching its interesting matches from all around the world. This has created healthy competition between the teams and resulted in a compilation of memorable and beautiful cricket moments.
Pakistan Super League 2023 has so far been better and even bigger than the previous ones. According to PCB, which acts as the governing body of PSL, the league is announced to be expanded to eight teams in the future. Cities such as Hyderabad are also expected to be included in such expansion which would further increase the competition in the league.
More international stars are expected to be featured in the upcoming PSL which would further boost the popularity and viewership of the PSL, not just in Pakistan, but around the world. Moreover, the commercial value of PSL would also increase significantly with such expansion.
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