PSL 9: Pakistan Super League Season 9 Online Ticket Booking Platform Hit by Cyberattack

By
Umair Younis
Published February 07, 2024

PSL 9: Pakistan Super League Season 9 Online Ticket Booking Platform Hit by Cyberattack

Navigating Challenges: PSL 9 Ticket Sales Delayed Amid Cybersecurity Struggle


The organizers of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) have officially confirmed that the online ticket booking platform for the upcoming ninth season has fallen victim to a cyberattack.

According to the provided details, the technical team is actively working to resolve the cyberattack on the PSL 9 ticketing website (pcb.tcs.com.pk). PSL, through its social platforms, informed the public about the ongoing situation, stating, "There has been a cyberattack on the PSL 9 ticketing website. The technical team of the ticketing partners is efficiently addressing the issue. We anticipate a swift resolution and expect the website of the service provider to be operational again shortly."

It is important to note that the sale of tickets, originally scheduled to commence on February 6 at 5:00 pm, has been delayed due to the cyberattack.

In a noteworthy development, the PSL management has mandated physical tickets for all matches in the ninth edition. E-tickets, whether self-printed or digital copies, will not be accepted for entry at any of the four venues during the tournament.

Physical tickets will be available for purchase at designated TCS express centres starting from February 12, 2024. Alternatively, tickets booked online can be collected from specified pick-up centers or delivered to homes via courier.

The opening ceremony and the first match of PSL 9 are slated to occur on February 17 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Ticket prices for various categories are as follows: PKR 6,000 (VIP), PKR 3,000 (Premium), PKR 2,000 (First class), and PKR 1,000 (General).

For the final match on March 18 at the National Bank Stadium in Karachi, ticket prices are set at PKR 8,000 (VIP), PKR 4,000 (Premium), PKR 2,500 (First class), and PKR 1,000 (General).

Qualifier tickets are priced at PKR 5,000 (VIP), PKR 2,500 (Premium), PKR 1,500 (First class), and PKR 750 (General). Tickets for the two eliminators are available at PKR 5,000 (VIP), PKR 3,000 (Premium), PKR 1,500 (First class), and PKR 750 (General).

Throughout PSL 9, Karachi will host 11 matches, Rawalpindi and Lahore will host nine matches each, and Multan will host five matches.

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