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PSL 2018 garners combined media exposure value worth over $230 million

Leading sports evaluation firm Nielsen Sports has given the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) a hugely positive report on the third edition of the tournament. The event was held in February-March this year in the UAE with three games including the final played in Pakistan, said a spokesman for Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) here on…

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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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Pakistan ignore Kamran in T20 squad for Windies series

KARACHI: Pakistan ignored in-form opener Kamran Akmal but included three uncapped players in the squad for next month’s three-match Twenty20 series against the West Indies in Karachi. Sarfraz Ahmed will captain the hosts in the matches played in Karachi on April 1, 2 and 3 — the first ties between international sides to take place…

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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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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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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 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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‘Don’t sign contracts with players who refuse to play in Pakistan’

LAHORE: Former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Khan Afridi said on Thursday that PSL franchises should not sign contracts with foreign players who refuse to play in Pakistan.  At an event held in Lahore, Afridi said that one month of cricket would not have a lasting impact or benefit. Franchises should work throughout the year and…

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PSL: Twitterati furious over Babar Azam’s ‘slow’ innings

After the dust was settled last night and Peshawar Zalmi booked a berth in the final against Islamabad United, many people took to Twitter and blamed batsman Babar Azam for Karachi Kings’ defeat. When the dust was settled and Peshawar emerged the victor after eliminator 2 was over, Karachi Kings’ fans and cricket enthusiasts fumed…

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Peshawar beat Karachi to set up final clash against Islamabad

  Despite fifties by Joe Denly and Babar Azam, Karachi Kings fell short of 13 runs in the second Eliminator against the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday. The final will be played between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United at Karachi’s National Stadium on Sunday. Peshawar Zalmi have won by 13…

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Watch: Most dramatic last over in PSL history

The first eliminator of Pakistan Super League between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiator culminated in the last over when the latter needed 25 runs off six balls. Anwar Ali and Mir Hamza came in to bat in the last over facing Zalmi’s Dawson. Watch what happened here. 

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PSL eliminator: Players start practice as rain halts

  Reported by: Arshad Virk LAHORE: Players started practicing as the covers came off after rain halted on Tuesday.  Thousands of fans had something to cheer about as the covers finally came off and cricketers from Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators started practicing ahead of the highly anticipated clash. Covers are off!!!#HBLPSL #DilSeJaanLagaDe #PZvQG pic.twitter.com/vSQDDE2Az5…

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PSL 2018: Children ecstatic ahead of first PSL eliminator

Reported: Turhab Asghar LAHORE: Children were excited to witness the first playoff as Quetta Gladiators take on Peshawar Zalmi on Tuesday.  Our correspondent spoke to some children who were eager to witness the clash between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators at the entry gate of Gaddafi Stadium. “I’m here to sing the national anthem and…

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Rain threatens to wash out first PSL eliminator

LAHORE: Rain could play spoilsport in the first eliminator scheduled to take place today (Tuesday) between Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi.  Covers were dragged onto the pitch before the first eliminator between Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi began, owing to rain. Fans covered their heads with signs and placards as rainfall continued to pelt down….

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Inside the shuttle bus: Cricket fans gear up for Peshawar-Quetta clash

Reported by: Arshad Virk LAHORE: The atmosphere inside a shuttle bus was festive as excited fans could barely wait for the epic clash between Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi, on Tuesday.  With the first of the two PSL playoffs schedule to commence in a few hours, fans inside a shuttle bus in Lahore were rooting…

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Fan travels to stadium on bike to witness Quetta-Peshawar match

LAHORE: Unable to contain the PSL fever, this female fan traveled to Gaddafi Stadium on Tuesday by bike in order to witness the clash between Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi.  With the first of the two PSL playoffs taking place in Lahore today, fans and cricket enthusiasts are leaving no stone unturned in witnessing the…

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Traffic wardens in Lahore hand out flowers, sweets to citizens

LAHORE: Traffic wardens throughout the city were distributing sweets and flowers among citizens on Tuesday ahead of the first playoff between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators.  The Old City was abuzz with excitement and anticipation as foreign cricketers arrived with their local counterparts to play the first playoff between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators. Also…

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Traffic plan for PSL final in Karachi unveiled

KARACHI: The traffic plan for the PSL 3 final to be held in Karachi was unveiled on Monday by police authorities and Sindh information minister.  Authorities disclosed that on the day of the final, routes leading to and from Hassan Square and New Town would be closed for traffic. A shuttle service would be started…

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