Why ‘big names’ don’t play PSL, angry Ramiz asks management


LAHORE, NOV 27: With a couple of months remaining in the Pakistan Super League season seven kick-off, the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ramiz Raja and the franchises owners had a heated argument during a meeting, sources said Saturday.

The seventh edition of the league is all set to begin in mid-January next year, with drafts of the league are expected to take place in the second week of December.

The PCB chairman asked the franchises owners why renowned T20 cricketers like Australia’s Maxwell and other doesn’t play PSL?

The board and the franchise owners had a disagreement over the salary cap set by the body for the upcoming edition of the league. Ramiz had asked the franchises to increase the salary cap to $1.2 million from $0.95 million.

However, the franchises after a detailed argument with the PCB chief managed to keep the salary cap at $0.95 million for the PSL7.