Unveiling Ceremony of PSL Trophy on 6th Feb
Dubai ground is becoming the host for Pakistan Super League (PSL). According to the reports, the Pakistan Super League trophy will be held in Dubai on Monday 6th of February whereas the final match would be played in Lahore. All five teams are excited and ready for this most awaited battle with a massive fan following.
First Pakistan Super League PSL
Pakistan Super League was launched in 2016. The HBL PSL was debuted under the Pakistan Cricket Board. Five teams participated in this tournament, held from 4 February 2016 to 23 February 2016 in the U.A.E. The opening ceremony of first Pakistan Super League was also held at Dubai Stadium.
Islamabad United defeated the Quetta Gladiators in the finals by 6 wickets and won the first title on 23 February in Dubai. Ravi Bopara (representing Karachi Kings) was named the player of the tournament and Dwayne Smith (representing Islamabad United) was awarded the man of the match award for scoring 73 runs from 51 balls.
Management and Team
Captains of all five teams (Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi, Lahore Qalandars, Karachi Kings and Islamabad United) along with Chairman of PSL Najam Sethi, management and franchise owners would be available at the ceremony with the coverage of all media groups.
All five teams have announced their squads. Mostly every team consists of around 20 players from Pakistan and overseas.
|PSL 2017 Teams Squad List|
|Islamabad United||Karachi Kings||Peshawar Zalmi||Quetta Gladiators||Lahore Qalandar|
|Misbah-ul-Haq (captain)||Kumar Sangakkara (captain)||Darren Sammy (captain)||Sarfraz Ahmed (captain)||Brendon McCullum (captain)|
|Andre Russell||Chris Gayle||Shahid Afridi||Asad Shafiq||Aamer Yamin|
|Shane Watson||Shoaib Malik||Eoin Morgan||Umar Gul||Sohail Tanvir|
|Mohammad Irfan||Ravi Bopara||Sohaib Maqsood||Mohammad Nawaz||Azhar Ali|
|Sharjeel Khan||Babar Azam||Tilakaratne Dilshan||Ahmed Shehzad||Sohail Tanvir|
|Mohammad Sami||Mohammad Amir||Wahab Riaz||Luke Wright||Sunil Narine|
|Samuel Badree||Imad Wasim||Chris Jordan||Rilee Rossouw||Jason Roy|
|Brad Haddin||Shazaib Hasan||Mohammad Hafeez||Kevin Pietersen||Yasir Shah|
|Khalid Latif||Sohail Khan||Kamran Akmal||Anwar Ali||Umar Akmal|
|Sam Billings||Safiullah Bangash||Iftikhar Ahmed||Tymal Mills||Mohammad Rizwan|
|Hussain Talat||Ryan McLaren||Samit Patel||Mahmudullah Riyad||James Franklin|
|Amad Butt||Kieron Pollard||Hasan Ali||Nathan McCullum||Fakhar Zaman|
|Ben Duckkett||Kashif Bhatti||Harris Sohail||Thisara Perrera||Cameron Delport|
|Dwayne Smith||Khurram Manzoor||Marlon Samuels||Hassan Khan||Ghulam Mudassar|
|Zohaib Khan||Usama Mir||Mohammad Asghar||Zulfiqar Babar||Bilawal Bhatti|
|Shadab Khan||Abrar Ahmed||Shakib Al Hasan||Bismillah Khan||Chris Green|
|Saeed Ajmal||Mahela Jayawardene||Khushdil Shah||Saad Nasim||Grant Elliot|
|Asif Ali||Abdul Hameed/Hasan Mohsin||Andre Fletcher||Mir Hamza||Usman Qadir|
|Imran Khalid||Amad Alam||Imran Khan (Jr.)||Noor Wali||M. Irfan (Jr.)|
|Syed Muzammil Shah||Rahat Ali||Tamim Iqbal||Umar Amin||Saif Badar|
|Rumman Raees||Junaid Khan||Zafar Gohar|
|M. Irfan Khan|
The first match of PSL will start on Feb 9th, 2017 in Dubai along with the opening ceremony and the final will be played in Lahore on 7th March.