The third edition of the Pakistan Super League kicks off tomorrow in Dubai. The league has grown by leaps and bounds in two years. Let’s look at what’s in store in this edition.
Star-studded opening ceremony
The Dubai International Cricket Stadium will host a star-studded opening ceremony. The stars who will feature the ceremonial event are India comedian Kapil Sharma, Legendary Sufi singer Abida Parveen, American singer Jason Derulo, actor Ali Zafar, rights activist Shehzad Roy, and film stars Hareem Farooq & Bilal Ashraf.
— Javed Afridi (@JAfridi10) February 21, 2018
Cricketing fraternity is excited and looking forward
— Daren Sammy (@darensammy88) February 21, 2018
— Hassan Ali (@RealHa55an) February 20, 2018
Almost ‘tee off time’ with #PSL2018 👏 Looking forward to the 3rd edition! And as per…like all the other T20 franchise tourny’s… soooo fab for the development of future star players 👊🏻🙏 #lovethisgame 😬
— Danny Morrison (@SteelyDan66) February 21, 2018
— Alan Wilkins (@alanwilkins22) February 20, 2018
Teams and their captains
Peshawar Zalmi – Daren Sammy (Defending champions)
Lahore Qalandars – Brendon McCullum
Multan Sultans – Shoaib Malik
Islamabad United – Misbahul Haq
Karachi Kings – Imad Wasim
Quetta Gladiators – Sarfraz Ahmed
Debut for Multan Sultans
There is an addition to the PSL this year, a sixth team – Multan Sultans. In the opening match in Dubai, the debutants will be up against defending champions Peshawar Zalmi.
What is your favorite PSL team?