Pakistan Super League announces $ 1 million prize money

Pakistan Super League announces $ 1 million prize money

Posted on Feb 18, 2020

An amount of $ 1 million has been announced for the Pakistan Super League 2020 and the winner of the event will be given $ 5 Lac with a beautiful trophy.

The financing for the fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been announced and a total of $ 1 million (over Rs 15 crore) will be distributed during the league.

The winner of the event will be given  $ 5 Lac as well as a runner up of US $ 2 Lac.

In addition, during the event, the best player of each match will be given a man of the match award and in each of the 34 matches played, the man of the match will be rewarded with the US $ 4,000.

The winner of the event's best players, best batsman, best bowler and Spirit of Cricket award will be split on an $ 80,000 basis.

The rest of the prize money will be split in the form of prizes for the best catch, best runout and most hitting players during the tournament.

The 32-day event, which consists of 34 matches, is the biggest cricket festival in Pakistan since the 2008 Super League Asia Cup.

12 years ago, the event was played in Lahore and Karachi, along with teams from 3 test-playing countries, including the United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong.

Pakistan has previously hosted the 1987 and 1996 World Cups.

In the World Cup 1987, Pakistan hosted 10 matches at 7 different venues, and in 1996, they had the honour of hosting 16 matches at 6 different venues.

HBLPSL 2020 will be played in 4 different cities of the country and 9 events will be played in Karachi, 14 Lahore, 8 Rawalpindi and 3 in Multan.

The opening match of the event will be played February 20 between defending champion Quetta Gladiators and 8-time champion Islamabad United.


Mian Tajamul

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