After reports of the ongoing Pakistan Super league 2023 being shifted to Karachi after political unrest in Lahore took over on March 14 (Tuesday), the Najam Sethi-led Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed their decision. In the recent emergency meeting, which was called on Wednesday afternoon, the matches will go as planned.
This decision comes in respect with the Qualifier which was scheduled to be held at the Gaddafi Stadium between Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans on March 15 (Wednesday).
Notably, there was shelling and political unrest in Lahore at around 12:30 am midnight on 15 March. The emergency meeting was called seeing the condition in the state of Punjab following the unrest. This incident took place in close proximity of the hotel where the players are currently staying some distance away from the Gaddafi Stadium.
Post this even the practice sessions of the four qualified teams were called off. Islamabad United will then lock horns with Peshawar Zalmi at the same venue on March 16.
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