PSL has overtaken IPL in terms of digital ratings, claims Pak cricket chief
Lahore Najam Sethi, chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Interim Management Committee, has claimed that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season has overtaken the Indian Premier League (IPL) in terms of digital ratings. Sethi said this season’s PSL has got a digital rating of 150 compared to IPL’s 130 in the previous edition, while the fans as well as the federal and state governments of Punjab and Sindh are working hard to make the event a success, Dawn reported. Expressed gratitude to the provincial governments.
A new option was also introduced. The 74-year-old said, “We have a proposal to organize some league matches in the United States and if we get a chance, we will explore that option. And talking to the concerned authorities in Lahore and Karachi to build five star hotels for the players near the stadiums for the convenience of the public.
He also highlighted how PSL has impacted and helped in improving the economic condition of the country.
Before disclosing the taxes paid to the government, Sethi said, “PSL has contributed in moving the economic wheel of the country as it created job opportunities and helped tourism, hotel industry, airlines and road travel business to grow. helped.” “We have paid Rs 70 crore in taxes to the federal government, Rs 50 crore in sales taxes and Rs 50 crore in provincial taxes,” Dawn said.
On the issue of three betting companies sponsoring teams in the PSL, Sethi made it clear that the agreements would be reviewed as they were in place before he was installed as the PCB chief. “The PCB will not indulge in any activity against the religion, culture and tradition of the country,” he added.