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PM Abbasi to watch PSL final in Karachi

By Sanjay Sadhwani KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has decided to watch the final of Pakistan Super League at National Stadium in Karachi. The defending champions Peshawar Zalmi will clash with the 2016 title holder Islamabad United in the final at National Stadium on Sunday. The prime minister is expected to arrive in the…

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We’re happy to be in Pakistan, it is a peaceful country: Ronchi

KARACHI: Islamabad United batsman Luke Ronchi said on Saturday that Pakistan was a peaceful country and that he was happy to play cricket here.  Speaking with SAMAA TV anchors Haider Waheed and Moiz Jafferi at Agenda 360, Islamabad United players Luke Ronchi, Shadab Khan and Steven Finn heaped praise on the PSL for giving fans…

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PSL 2018: Islamabad United to take on Peshawar Zalmi in final

KARACHI: The stage is set for the Pakistan Super League 2018 final between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi at Karachi on Sunday. The players of both teams have asked Karachiites to come out in support of their respective sides. Islamabad United batsman Jean Paul Duminy confirmed that he is traveling to Karachi. He said, “Don’t…

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Cricket is the winner: Darren Sammy

PESHAWAR: Peshawar Zalmi captain Darren Sammy said that the cricket would be the winner in Karachi which had not hosted a major cricket game in nearly a decade.   “I have been told they have a lot of Pashtuns here. So I want them to come out dressing the yellow shirts. In the end, cricket…

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Playing PSL final in Karachi a big occasion: JP Duminy

KARACHI: Islamabad United skipper JP Duminy said that playing the final of Pakistan Super League in Karachi was a big occasion for the entire team. “A lot of work has been done behind the scene and we have been brought here very safely,” said Duminy when asked about the security arrangements in Karachi which hosts…

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PSL 2018: Islamabad United reaches hotel in Karachi

KARACHI: The team of Islamabad United reached was taken to a hotel shortly after their arrival in Karachi. The Islamabad United team reached Karachi to play the final of Pakistan Super League 2018 against Peshawar Zalmi. They were escorted to their hotel under tight security arrangements. The Peshawar Zalmi side had already reached the city…

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A look at the shuttle service for PSL 2018 final

KARACHI: The Pakistan Super League 2018 final is just hours away and the shuttles which will carry the fans to the stadiums have reached Karachi. The buses are painted in green colour. They are parked in Federal Urdu University ground which is parking area for the spectators. The shuttle service will be running from entry…

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Tight security measures in place for PSL 2018 final

KARACHI: The Pakistan Super League 2018 final between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi on Sunday will be contested under tight security arrangement. The roads leading to Karachi’s National Stadium will be closed for all kinds of traffic on Saturday evening. The shops and market will be sealed as well. The citizens living near the cricket…

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Politicians asking for PSL 2018 passes

KARACHI: Politicians want to get their hands on free passes of the Pakistan Super League 2018 final to be played on Sunday. It seems as if cricket fever has gripped the entire country as Islamabad United will take on Peshawar Zalmi in the high profile match at National Stadium. The tickets for the match were…

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Will meet rivals in good mood during PSL 2018 final: MQM leader

KARACHI: MQM leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said his party will meet their political rivals in a good mood during the final of Pakistan Super League 2018.   “The PIB group is not our enemy. We will meet them in good atmosphere if we come across each other,” the leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Bahadurabad faction…

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The rules for fans coming to the PSL 2018 final Sunday in Karachi

The rules for the final of Pakistan Super League 2018 have been announced.  “Visitors will be allowed to park their vehicles at the ground of Federal Urdu university,” a police official told the media. “Their tickets will be checked at the parking [lot].” “During the match, some specific roads will be closed for security reasons….

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Manzoor Wassan predicts winner of PSL 2018

KARACHI: PPP leader Manzoor has predicted that Islamabad United will be crowned Pakistan Super League 2018 champions. The provincial minister made the prediction while speaking exclusively with Samaa TV. The Pakistan People’s Party leader also made predictions regarding return of international cricket. “International cricket will resume in Pakistan by the end of this year and…

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Islamabad United reach Karachi for PSL 2018 final

KARACHI: Islamabad United team reached Karachi on Friday night to play the final of Pakistan Super League 2018 against Peshawar Zalmi. Six international cricketers namely skipper Jean Paul Duminy (South Africa), Steve Finn (England), Luke Ronchi (Australia/New Zealand), Samit Patel, Samuel Badree (West Indies) and Chadwick Walton (West Indies) were among the players who reached…

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Peshawar Zalmi, Islamabad United to practice at National Stadium

Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United, two former champions of the Pakistan Super League, will enter the final showdown of the third edition of the tournament at National Stadium on March 25. The two finalist teams will hold practice session today at the stadium. All six overseas players of the United’s squad have arrived in Karachi…

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These overseas players travel to Karachi for PSL final

KARACHI: Six overseas players of Islamabad United squad are scheduled to land in Karachi after Friday midnight along with their team and coaching staff, SAMAA reported. Islamabad United, who were the champions of PSL 2016, are to take on the incumbent title holder Peshawar Zalmi at Karachi’s National Stadium on Sunday. According to sources, all…

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Half of next PSL season to be held in Pakistan: Sethi

KARACHI: Chairman PCB Najam Sethi on Friday said that the half of the next season of Pakistan Super League will be played in Pakistan. Talking to Samaa, Sethi said the board will try to prepare four to five stadiums for the fourth PSL season. “The half of PSL 2019 will be held in Pakistan if…

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PSL 2018: Strict security to be ensured for final

KARACHI: The final of Pakistan Super League 2018 will be played under tight security arrangements on Sunday. The security plan, which has been made for the arrival of foreign cricketers, will be followed at all times. Roads leading to the stadium were blocked as security teams were rehearsing in Karachi. Bomb proof buses have also…

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Karachi ready for PSL 2018 final

KARACHI: The people of Karachi are ready for the final of Pakistan Super League 2018 which will be played on Sunday. The city has been decorated with lightings while placards of cricketers have been placed on the streets leading to the stadiums. Samaa TV will be providing extensive coverage of the match as well. The…

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What has PSL done for Pakistan’s cricket?

By Roohan Ahmed Cricket has finally come back to Karachi, the city where I was born and started playing the game in the late 90s. Like thousands of fans, I too am grateful to the Pakistan Cricket Board, its chairman Najam Sethi, the government and all the law-enforcement-agencies for making this city safe again for…

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PSL final: Important tips for Zalmi to vanquish Islamabad United

PESHAWAR: Youngsters advised Peshawar Zalmi to defeat Islamabad United by taking early wickets.  As Peshawar gears up to face Islamabad in the PSL final on Sunday, youngsters have plenty of advice for the Zalmis on how to vanquish United. “The wicket of Ronchi is crucial. The team must bowl to him within the line of…

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PSL 2018: 12 players to watch out for in the final

Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators have been sent packing while Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi will battle it out for the final on March 25.  It will be undoubtedly fierce bowling against stellar batting as Peshawar Zalmi take on Islamabad United for the PSL crown in Karachi. Here are some players to watch out for…

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