PCB signs TV broadcast agreement with ARY-PTV consortium

PCB signs TV broadcast agreement with ARY-PTV consortium
PCB signing TV broadcast agreement. photo Credit: PCB

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday signed broadcast agreement with A Sports and PTV Sports in Pakistan for the 2022 and 2023 editions of HBL Pakistan Super League.

According to PCB’s statement the consortium of ARY and PTV had submitted the highest bid at the aggregated fee of PKR4,350,786,786 – 50 per cent more than the last cycle – to secure the two-year-long home TV broadcast rights through a robust and transparent bidding process on 23 December.

“I want to congratulate ARY, PTV, the Pakistan Cricket Board and the franchises on this historic deal,” said PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja.

The seventh edition of the HBL PSL will be played between 27 January and 27 February in Karachi and Lahore. The action will begin at National Stadium, Karachi where the first 15 matches will take place. On 10 February, the league will move to Pakistan’s home of cricket, Gaddafi Stadium.