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Karachi Premier League illegal: PCB

March 29, 2018

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LAHORE: While terming the Karachi Premier League an illegal event, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday asked all related to the game to stay away from the activity.

“This is to notify that a private tournament by the name of Karachi Premier League, organised by Moiz Bin Zahid, has not been officially sanctioned/approved by the tournament evaluation committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board and pursuant to the PCB [rules or private cricket events], 2012 falls within the ambit of Disapproved Cricket,” said a spokesman of the PCB here on Wednesday.

“Therefore if any cricketer, coach, trainer, manager, selector, team owner or official, doctor, physiotherapist, match referee, pitch curator, player agent, umpire or umpire support personnel affiliated with the PCB or any person employed with the PCB participates in the above mentioned tournament, they may be liable to disciplinary action being taken against them in accordance with applicable rules and regulations,” added the spokesman.

“PCB’s commercial and media partners should also take note of this announcement and take remedial action/measures,” the PCB spokesman stated.

Published in Dawn, March 29th, 2018