CM Sindh Shah launches province's first-ever cricket league

SPL will feature six teams

By Web Desk
March 21, 2023
Sindh Premier League Teams' poster during launching ceremony -

Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah launched the first-of-its-kind Sindh Premier League (SPL). 

In a launching ceremony that took place in Karachi on Tuesday, Shah said SPL will provide a great opportunity for cricketers of Sindh. 

"SPL is not just about sports, but also about promoting the talent and potential of our youth, providing them with opportunities to excel, and showcasing the best of what Sindh has to offer. It is also a platform for economic development, job creation, and tourism promotion in our province," he said.

The launch event was attended by dignitaries from various walks of life, including the provincial Minister of Information Sharjeel Inam Memon, Minister of Labour Saeed Ghani, Advisor Law Murtaza Murtaza Wahab, and former captain of Pakistan Sarfraz Ahmed. 

On this occasion, SPL's president Arif Malik highlighted that the league has a dedicated player development program for players coming especially from Interior Sindh. He also shared that the SPL will be broadcasted in 52 countries and create 10,000 jobs in the coming years.

The league will feature six teams which are Benazirabad Lals, Hyderabad Bahadurs, Karachi Ghazis, Larkana Challengers, Mirpurkhas Tigers, and Sukkur Patriots.