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February 21, 2018
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PSL 2018: What’s in store?

By Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

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.

Cricketing fraternity is excited and looking forward

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?

Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

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