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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 …