KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement -Pakistan’s former Convener and renowned politician Dr Farooq Sattar said on Saturday that holding of Pakistan Super League (PSL) cricket matches in Karachi is good omen.

“The peace in Karachi has improved with the efforts of citizens and securities agencies,” he said while talking to media after appearing in the court hearing in Karachi. “The registration of cases against us is out of our understanding,” he said.

Dr Sattar said that he had received happiness over happening of all PSL matches in Karachi. He said: “It is the result of hard work and sacrifices of all. Karachi generates 60% of the country revenue and has created noted players. “

He said that whole nation is with Pakistan Army in present situation.

Eleven PSL matches will be played in Pakistan. Among them are also three matches which were earlier scheduled to be played in Lahore.

Pakistan Super League is a Twenty20 cricket league, founded in Lahore on 9 September 2015 with five teams and now comprises six teams. Instead of operating as an association of independently owned teams, the league is a single entity in which each franchise is owned and controlled by investors.

The commercial rights to the initial franchises were sold for US$93 million for a span of 10 years in December 2015. The market value of PSL in 2017 was up to US$300 million, according to Arif Habib. The PSL season runs between the months of February and March.