Fans excited for Pakistan Super League 2019 opening ceremony today
The Pakistan Super League 2019 is all set to begin today at the Dubai International Stadium.
The opening ceremony will start at 8:00pm UAE time (9:00pm PST) and will feature performances from Junoon, Aima Baig, Shuja Haider, Fawad Khan and Young Desi. The stars said they are excited to be performing at the opening ceremony of Pakistan’s biggest sporting brand the PSL
Besides the performers will include a series of exciting acts including a grand fireworks display at the end of ceremony.
“The HBL PSL 2019 is set to provide incredible excitement to cricket fans all around the world; we thank our sponsors, partners, the six franchises and all stakeholders who have contributed in putting together this cricket extravaganza. We look forward to seeing a competitive tournament with a galaxy of international and Pakistan stars showcasing their talent,” said Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ehsan Mani.
The first match will be played between reigning champions Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars at Dubai International Stadium on Thursday. Action will continue in the UAE till March 5 after which the last eight matches, including the final, will move to Pakistan.
The glittering trophy of the fourth edition of PSL was formally unveiled on Feb 12 by chairman PCB Ehsan Mani along with owners and captains of the all six teams participating in the event. More than 50,000 crystals have been used in the trophy which has been named “The Pakistan Trophy” celebrates the different cultures of Pakistan.
“It is the visual representation of the Pakistani flag and its sparkling beauty,” the PCB said while explaining the concept of the star, the crescent, the green and the white in the trophy.