Pakistan Super League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Pakistan Super League (PSL; Urdu: Ù¾Ø§Ú©Ø³ØªØ§Ù† Ø³Ù¾Ø± Ù„ÛŒÚ¯â€Ž) is a major professional Twenty20 cricket league of 5 franchised member clubs. Headquartered in Lahore, the PSL will become the premier professional cricket league in Pakistan replacing the Faysal Bank T20 Cup. The inaugural 2013 season will begin on 26 March 2013. Auction Slabs Managing Director of the Pakistan Super League (PSL, Salman Sarwar Butt has announced five categories of players for the tournament. During a news conference, Butt said players would be paid up to $100,000 according to the category they were chosen in. Category Price ($) Diamond $100,000 Platinum $70,000 Gold $50,000 Silver $25,00 Emerging $5,000-$10,000 Value The value of the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) is being estimated in being in "excess of $100 million" according to Lorgat. Season The inaugural season will be played over 15 days and would involve a total of 23 matches, being at a single venue. Teams will play each other twice in a league format before the top four teams qualify for the semi-finals. Future Expansion The PCB has ambitious plans to expand the league in the fourth season to eight teams with a 59-match tournament. these will be played in Karachi. Television and Radio Signing a broadcast deal by the PCB will be done before the end of February 2013. PTV Sports, TEN Sports and Nimbus Entertainment are rumoured to be part of the deal as well as Power FM 99.