Sports: Cricket: Light doesn’t fall right under a flame – case of Pakistan cricket match scorers

Karachi: Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been advantageous for many but the scorers, who play an important role in a cricket game, is yet to benefit from PSL.

Four scorers in Karachi, some of them even served in domestic cricket for a quarter of a century, has been given their first task in three years on the day PSL landed in Karachi as PSL final is hosted here.

Talking to this reporter before the final, a scorer at National Stadium said that it has been his first assignment in PSL in three years.

PSL has rightly been attributed to has given emerging players not only a platform to showcase their talent but has also provided them with an avenue to earn. However, unfortunately the Karachi based scorers, who have given their lives to the game of cricket, have not been their due share.

According to a source, PCB has been unable to hire its scorers for PSL, was because provision of scorers was a part of PCB’s contract for grounds in UAE.