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Eight PSL matches to be played in Pakistan next year

Eight matches of Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) 2019 edition will be played in the country. The decision was taken during a meeting between the officials of Pakistan Cricket Board and PSL franchises in Lahore on Tuesday. Earlier, it was reported that the board was looking to host the PSL entirely in Pakistan. The idea was…

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PCB launches crackdown for illegal PSL promotion

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has launched a crackdown against the companies who promoted Pakistan Super League (PSL) without seeking permission. The cricket board has received hefty sum of money worth Rs 10 million from different companies by serving legal notices. In the notice, PCB had demanded fines from the companies for the advertisement of the…

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Army chief congratulates PCB for hosting PSL, Windies series

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa felicitated Pakistan Cricket Board on hosting PSL and West Indies series in the country. Two eliminators and the final of Pakistan Super League 2018 along with a three-match Twenty20 series against West Indies were played in the country this year. “I wish to express my hearty felicitation…

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Hasan Ali apologizes over dancing in PSL 2018 final

KARACHI: Cricketer Hasan Ali has apologized for dancing in the final of Pakistan Super League. The fast bowler said that dancing his not his job. “I am a sportsman, a cricketer. I will not do it again. I will concentrate on fast bowling in the future,” Ali said. He added that he doesn’t know how…

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10 hilarious memes that sum up the PSL…

KARACHI: PSL brings with it action, drama, excitement, sports and humour as well. The performances incited reactions from fans who took to social media and made hilarious memes that tickled our funny bone.  Here are 10 PSL memes that did the rounds on social media:- 1. When Kamran Akmal dropped THAT catch, Zalmi fans couldn’t…

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Ronchi remains unstoppable in PSL final

New Zealand’s Luke Ronchi remained unstoppable in Pakistan Super League as he made Islamabad United’s look mere walkover with his 52 of 26 deliveries in the final showdown in Karachi. He batted at a strike rate through the tournament and piled up 383 runs as the second highest run-getter after Kamran Akmal who proved himself…

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After catch-drop, Akmal comes in cross hairs of social media

Despite the fact that Kamran Akmal proved himself as the highest run-getter in Pakistan Super League, he left Peshawar Zalmi and their fans shocked when he dropped a vital catch in the final against Islamabad United in Karachi Sunday. The social media erupted in fury against him over the drop of the catch- a mistake…

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Peshawar Zalmi fans left disappointed after Islamabad clinch title

KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi fans were left disappointed after Islamabad United won the final with three wickets in hand, clinching the title for a record second time.  Islamabad United were cruising for a victory after Luke Ronchi scored yet another half century but a couple of quick wickets by Hasan Ali scared the red shirts. “We…

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Islamabad United beat Peshawar Zalmi to regain PSL title

KARACHI: Islamabad United has defeated Peshawar Zalmi in the final of PSL 2018 to clinch the title for the second time.  According to details, Islamabad United won the match with three wickets in hand. Peshawar Zalmi after winning the toss decided to bat first, and set 149-run target for Islamabad. Islamabad United chased the target…

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Bilawal Bhutto, CM Sindh watch PSL final in Karachi

KARACHI: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah arrived at the National Stadium to watch the PSL final on Sunday.  In the presence of heavily armed guards, the Bhutto scion and Sindh chief minister could be seen walking towards the stadium in a video footage. Islamabad United take on Peshawar…

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Darren Sammy speaks Urdu, chants ‘Pakistan Zindabad’

KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi skipper Darren Sammy took to the stage after the musical performances and spoke in Urdu, chanted slogans of Pakistan Zindabad as well.  LIVE UPDATES: Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United “The love we have received from the people of Karachi is phenominal,” said the Peshawar Zalmi skipper. “I see a lot of yellow…

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PSL Closing Ceremony: Farhan Saeed’s live performance

KARACHI: The Pakistan Super League closing ceremony featured performances from artists of note including singer Farhan Saeed who mesmerised the audience with his hits.  LIVE UPDATES: Fans ecstatic as cricket finally returns to Karachi

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PSL 2018: Sherry Rehman comments on the final

Pakistan People’s Party leader Sherry Rehman – answering a question on who would win the Pakistan Super League 2018 final – said that Islamabad but the Pashtuns in the country also have rights.

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Glitzy performances and fanfare mark return of cricket to Karachi

FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES OF THE MATCH HERE JP Duminy and Darren Sammy are awaiting for the coin toss to take place which will determine which side bats first and which side bowls first, as the closing ceremony of the Pakistan Super League 2018 concluded a short while ago. PSL CLOSING CEREMONY CONCLUDES The closing ceremony…

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PM Abbasi to watch PSL final in Karachi

  FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES OF THE MATCH HERE   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….

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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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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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Samaa’s PSL transmission continue to win hearts

Samaa brings the country’s biggest transmission in connection with final showdown in the third edition of Pakistan Super League. Cricket legend Javed Miandad and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Dr. Amir Liaquat Hussain attended Pakistan Day transmission. Karachi will host PSL final Sunday- a major cricket event in nine years. Samaa has won hearts for extensively covering…

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PSL 2018: Women say will not cook food

Sonia Shahzad The fever for final of Pakistan Super League being held in Karachi has gripped the cricket fans around Pakistan especially those in Karachi. Women are particularly excited over the Sunday final and have refused to work in kitchens as the countdown begins ticking. “We will not prepare food for the family after 3pm…

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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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