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Islamabad United organizes victory parade

Islamabad United will organize a victory parade to celebrate their Pakistan Super League 2018 win. The victory celebrations shall begin from Islamabad’s D-Chowk and will end at F-9 Park. Several cricketers Shadab Khan Steven Finn, Luke Ronchi, J.P. Duminy and Samit Patel will be traveling on a special bus. Political leaders and celebrities will also…

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International players want restoration of cricket in Pakistan: Ajmal

KARACHI: Former Pakistani cricketer Saeed Ajmal said on Monday that international players wanted restoration of cricket in Pakistan.  Saeed Ajmal was speaking to Shahzad Iqbal on SAMAA TV’s show Awaz during which the Islamabad United spin bowling coach said that Pakistanis wanted to reclaim the position they had lost in the world due to terrorist attacks. “We…

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Rumman Raees brings PSL trophy to SAMAA TV’s office

KARACHI: Islamabad United vice-captain Rumman Raees brought the PSL 2018 trophy to SAMAA TV’s office on Monday.  After winning the PSL 2018 title a day earlier, Islamabad United player Rumman Raees brought the glittering trophy to SAMAA TV’s office. “I want to heartily congratulate Karachi, Pakistan and SAMAA TV for the victory,” said Rumman while…

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Islamabad United’s Asif Ali, Hussain Talat selected for WI series

KARACHI: Islamabad United’s Asif Ali and Hussain Talat have been selected for the upcoming T20 series against the West Indies.  The two players have been instrumental in Islamabad United’s win in the third edition of the PSL. Asif Ali and Hussain Talat both performed well with the bat to ensure Islamabad clinched the PSL 2018…

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Kamran Akmal hits out at critics for ‘negative mentality’

KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi opening batsman and wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal hit out at critics for taking him to task after he dropped a crucial catch in the final against Islamabad United.  Speaking to SAMAA TV, Akmal said in response to a question that those who harboured a negative mentality were involved in spreading propaganda against him….

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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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Fireworks on PSL final in the City of Lights

The City of Lights was further lit up as a splendid show of fireworks followed the PSL 2018 final at the National Stadium. Watch here:

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PSL 2018 final: The match which sent the nation into a frenzy

By Muhammad Raza Haidery The Pakistan Super League 2018 finally came to an end and Islamabad United won their second title in three years. The match was one-sided for most of the time as the winners of 2016 edition dominated with the ball but they were all over the place with the bat. This was…

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Daren Sammy is thankful despite defeat

Peshawar Zalmi captain Daren Sammy took to Twitter to thank God for giving him strength and vision to lead his team “I will still send the praises up for blessing me and my team,” he tweeted with a picture of him looking up to the sky. “Even tho we didnt get the victory You Lord…

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COAS congratulates Islamabad United on win

Army chief Qamar Bajwa congratulated Islamabad United for winning the PSL 2018 trophy Sunday His spokesperson tweeted on his behalf: “Congrats to Islamabad United ‘the Champions’. Pakistan won today!” According to Bajwa, the best part of the day was the excited yet disciplined spectators of Karachi. “Nothing can defeat our national passion,” he added. “Congrats…

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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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#PSLFinalInKarachi trends worldwide

KARACHI: The PSL final in Karachi has certainly made waves around the world as #PSLFinalInKarachi became the second most popular trend in the world while the match was being played.  It was a historic occasion indeed as cricket finally returned to Karachi after nine years. In the presence of heavily armed guards and security officials,…

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VVIPs witness Islamabad-Peshawar PSL final clash

Video courtesy: Sanjay Sadhwani KARACHI: VVIPs witnessed the PSL final clash between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi on Sunday.  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair and Shahid Afridi were some of the VVIP spectators who were in attendance.

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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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Sethi urges social media teams to play constructive role

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board has urged social media organizations to play constructive role for organizing international matches successfully. PCB Chairman Najam Sethi made the statement while speaking exclusively with Pakistan Television. He said that the big stadiums’ conditions would be improved in order to revive international cricket in the country Sethi said the budget was…

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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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