The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has released details for the Pakistan Junior League (PJL), a similar tournament to the Pakistan Super League (PSL)
Pakistan Junior League (PJL)
The PCB has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest for the rights of Twenty20 cricket. The competition is set to take place in October this year according to a statement posted on the PCB’s official website.
For PCB rights, the following is an example of a rights holder seeking expressions of interest.
- Title Sponsorship
- Category Sponsorships
- Team Franchises
On this occasion, the chairman of PCB Ramiz Raja expressed his excitement about releasing an document for the PJL—the first-ever international league of its kind in the world.
the quote was said by him, “I am thrilled and excited that after days of hard work and planning, we have today released the Expression of Interest document for the Pakistan Junior League, the first-ever international league of its kind in the world, the first edition of which we plan to organise this year in October“.
Hel also said that, “This will be a city-based league with players to be selected through a draft system involving international age-group cricketers. The PCB will create an environment of brilliance with legends and icons of the game sitting in player dug-outs in the roles of mentors and coaches, and broadcast coverage from the top draw“
The chairman of the PCB has once again stressed on how PJL creates opportunities for cricket. They are able to identify talent at a faster rate.
he stated that, The PJL integrates very nicely with the PCB Junior Pathways Programme in which the PCB, through strategic partnerships, have provided contracts to 100 best cricketers who will now receive coaching from foreign experts, and education at five-star institutions and monthly stipends of PKR30K each,
Ramiz Raja Says Initiatives like the PJL are all about creating opportunities for cricketers, identifying the talent, nurturing them into world-class players and closing the gap between domestic and international cricket,