PCB chief Ashraf announces Pak Premier League to be held in March 2013
Islamabad: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has announced that the maiden Pakistan Premier League (PPL) will be held in March next year.
A PCB meeting was held to discuss the schedule of the PPL, and according to sources the event will go on for 15 days, the News reports.
While addressing the media, Ashraf made it clear that the league would be successful only if international players take part in it, and added that several top cricketers have already been contacted, the paper added.
Ashraf also expressed hoped that international cricket would return to Pakistan soon, it said.
30 matches between five teams will be played during the tournament and each team will be allowed to field three international players during a match.
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