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PSL prize money 2024 has been announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board. The PCB has set aside Rs 120 million in prize money and a Shining Supernova trophy for the HBL PSL9 winner. The runner-up will get RS 48 million.
PSL 9 will start on February 13 at the Multan Cricket Stadium. The opening ceremony and the tournament’s first match will be played between the defending champion Lahore Qalandars and the host Multan Sultans.
This is the first time in Pakistan Super League history that a match will be played in two different venues on the same day. In previous seasons, double headers were played at the same venue.
PCB increases the PSL prize money every season. As the tournament is growing and viewership is skyrocketing, the prize money for the contest is also increasing.
PSL Prize Money 2024 for different categories
|Winners||RS 120 Million|
|Runners-Up||RS 48 Million|
|Player of the Tournament||RS 4 million ( Approximately)|
|Batsman of the tournament||RS 5 million ( Approximately)|
|Bowler of the tournament||RS 5 million ( Approximately)|
|Wicketkeeper of the tournament||RS 5 million ( Approximately)|
|Spirit Of the Tournament||RS 4 million ( Approximately)|
|Emerging Player of the Tournament||RS 4 million ( Approximately)|
|Player of the Match||RS 5 Lakh|
What is the Prize money of the PSL 9 Winner?
The PCB has unveiled the Supernova trophy for the PSL winner. The PSL 9 winner will get a huge sum of PKR 120 million, and the runner-up will get PKR 48 million.
The player of the match, the best bowler of the tournament, the best batsman of the tournament, and the player of the tournament will also get a good amount at the end of the HBL PSL9.
PSL Winner List
The Pakistan Super League features six teams competing for the title. So far, seven seasons have been played in recent years, with each team winning the HBL PSL title once. In PSL 7, Lahore Qalandars became the champions, so in PSL9, they will be defending their title.
Here is the complete list of PSL winners from previous seasons.
|Islamabad United||Quetta Gladiators||2016||Dubai international stadium, Dubai|
|Peshawar Zalmi||Quetta Gladiators||2017||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|Islamabad United||Peshawar Zalmi||2018||National Stadium, Karachi|
|Quetta Gladiators||Peshawar Zalmi||2019||National Stadium, Karachi|
|Karachi Kings||Lahore Qalandars||2020||National Stadium, Karachi|
|Multan Sultans||Peshawar Zalmi||2021||Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi|
|Lahore Qalandars||Multan Sultans||2022||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
|Lahore Qalandars||Multan Sultans||2023||Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore|
According to the PCB chairman, the PSL will become the second-biggest Twenty20 cricket league after the IPL regarding viewership and brand value. PCB signs a sponsorship agreement with HBL, Pakistan’s largest bank.
PCB and HBL signed a three-year agreement, and it has been the main sponsor of the Pakistan Super League since then. However, the sponsor amount increased significantly every three years.
Here are the details of PSL Sponsors.
|Title Sponsor||Period||Sponsorship Amount/year|
|HBL||2016-2018||PKR 54.4 Crore|
|HBL||2019-2021||PKR 214.8 Crore|
|HBL||2022-2025||PKR 391.7 Crore|
PSL Team owners
PSL team auction was held in 2015 and teams made their debut in February 2016 in 1st edition which was held in UAE.
Several investor companies show their interest to buy teams in Pakistan super league. Five teams were sold to successful bidders over the period of ten years.
|Karachi king||ARY Group (Slaman Iqbal CEO)||Karachi, Sindh||National Stadium, Karachi||2015|
|Lahore Qalandar||Qatar Lubricant Company( Fawad Rana MD)||Lahore, Punjab||Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore||2015|
|Peshawar Zalmi||Haier Pakistan (Javed Afridi CEO)||Peshawar, KPK||Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar||2015|
|Quetta Gladiators||Omar Associates (Nadeem Omar Director)||Quetta, Baluchistan||Bugti Stadium, Quetta||2015|
|Islamabad United||Leonine Global Sports (Ali Naqvi & Amna Naqvi)||Islamabad, the Capital Territory||Rawalpindi Cricket stadium||2015|
|Multan Sultan||Almgir Khan Tareen||Multan, Punjab||Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan||2017|
You can also check here the PSL Ticket guideline.