Pakistan Super League final to be held in Lahore

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 27 : The final match in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 series will be held in Lahore as scheduled, confirmed Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Monday.

"The announcement to hold the final in Lahore will be made shortly by the Chief Minister Secretariat," said the law minister.

He further noted that preparations have been made to hold the final at the Gaddafi Stadium and final preparations are underway, reported Dawn.

The decision was made in a meeting held earlier today. PSL Chairman Najam Sethi said the decision, which was made in a meeting held earlier today, has been announced by the Punjab government and added that the tickets for the final will go on sale from Tuesday.

"Tickets will go on sale from tomorrow and will be available online and through outlets. We have to wait till March 3 to know which foreign players will travel to Lahore, as we still do not know which two teams will qualify," said the PSL chairman.

Heaping praises on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif for the decision, the Chairman further said that all provincial and federal authorities, including security forces, are "on the same page".

"This is a time for the people to be united and resilient," said Sethi adding that the decision has shown the country will not be held hostage by terrorism.

Following a recent wave of terrorism in the country, security concerns rose over the final of PSL not being held in Pakistan Due to security concerns following a recent wave of terror attacks in different parts of the country, including Lahore, there had been speculation that the PSL final may not be held in Pakistan after all.

Source: ANI