Pakistan Super League final will be played in Lahore on March 8. As, PCB has confirmed that PSL 2017 Final will be held in Lahore. The news were going that PSL 2nd season final will not take place in Lahore as there were security issues. Earlier, Najam Sethi made the announcement at the PSL Draft Ceremony that PSL 2017 final will take place in Lahore.
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But, a few days ago the news was that the chances of PSL Final in Lahore are not so high as players were not ready to play in Pakistan. But now PCB board officials have made the announcement that PSL Final will take place in Lahore for sure. The security issues have been resolved and now it is confirmed that the final 2nd season of he PSL will be held in Lahore.
Well, after new were made that PSL Final will take place in Lahore many foreign players decided not to participate in the final match of PSL. The PCB has decided to hold a new draft for the players who will play in the PSL Final if other Foreign players decide to step back. In the worst case scenario, the draft for the replacement of the foreign players will take place in February.
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At the recent meeting of the PCB board officials it was decided that the final will be held in Lahore if no International player come to Pakistan. It is confirmed that PSL Final will be played in Pakistan, Lahore for sure. Also, PCB will try their best to convince the players to come to Lahore and play the final here.
If no Foreign Players agree to come to Lahore and play the final. Then, unfortunately local players will be the replacements for the final match.
PCB has tried their best to hold the PSL Final in Lahore and they have got full assurance from the Punjab Government and from all the security agencies in Pakistan. PCB has also bought four bullet proof buses for the players in order to convince the players of the fool-proof security. Also, the final will be a fly-in and a fly-out for the foreign players.
Will Foreign Players Play in PSL Final Lahore?
According to the FICA, the international players association, traveling to Pakistan is still a risk for the players. Still an updated assessment of the security is being carried out and which will play a key role in the decision making of foreign players playing in the final or not.
Also, Pakistan Cricket Board has invited a West Indies team as well for two T20 matches in Pakistan. This series is still in a fifty-fifty state and the final decision will come after the security staff will visit Pakistan and will confirm the situation of the securities in Pakistan. Since the attack on the Sri Lankan side in 2009 only Zimbabwe is the full member side to tour Pakistan. But, Pakistan Cricket Board Confirms PSL Final in Lahore and that’s a good news for the fans.
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