Pakistan Super League organizers say 50 foreign players signed up

The Pakistan Cricket Board also enlisted former International Cricket Council chief executive Haroon Lorgat as an adviser to the PSL in a bid to rebuild the confidence of foreign players in returning to Pakistan.

updated: February 01, 2013 13:16 IST
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Islamabad: Pakistan Super League organizers say they have secured over 50 foreign cricketers to take part in the country's first professional Twenty20 tournament starting March.

PSL managing director Salman Sarwar Butt on Friday did not reveal the nationality of players, but says his management had already obtained signatures of more than 50 overseas players with some more likely to sign up shortly.

"This clearly is an indication that the PSL is attractive both in terms of cricket and financial gains for the cricketing talent, no matter where in the world it is located," he said.

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