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Pakistan Super League - over ambitious stuff

Yesterday, i.e. the 4th of February, 2016 - the hyped and over-whelming event for Pakistan cricket the PSL was launched. From a marketing perspective, it might prove to be a beneficial event but sorry to say when it comes to talent hunting, won't help a dime sorry for being sarcastic because the approach is not appropriate.

They were ambitious for the event but not for the revival of cricket in Pakistan, had there been an Indian in their place, he/she might had dropped that query to cash-in the prospect of coming to a country where in general foreign players won't want to play. Plus like we say in Urdu, کرنے والے تو بنو،  I'd look into the Australian model, they revamped their domestic tournament into a T20 league, I used that term revamped on purpose, because they were already working on the model and therefore they didn't need to delete an event/domestic tournament to make way for a new tournament. Secondly their motive was to promote their cricket instead of bring another 'so called' jewel into their tournament lists which they can't even manage properly.

I don't know which sort of talent they'll going to unearth from PSL, god knows because Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Javed Miandad, and the list goes on and on and on, came from the domestic departmental background, and therefore even if they had marketing perspective, initially they should had initiated club games on grass-root level and than in 2 3 years when a scenario was generated, than they'd had gone for a franchise-based-league system, like the Aussies are doing, which had the tendency to replenish themselves. For me, this is all being a pre-written drama because it is not bringing any good instead of just marketing perspectives.

Peace!

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