Dubai Live: PSL 2017 boosts with star-studded opening ceremony
DUBAI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 another season started on Thursday with a star dotted opening ceremony containing Jamaican reggae mixture singer Shaggy, Shehzad Roy and Pakistan’s Ali Zafar, ARY News reported on Thursday.
Well, this ceremony is hosted via Fahad Mustafa; it started with the recital of Pakistan’s national anthem followed through late Junaid Jamshed’s best song ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’.
However, Colorful cultural acts paying honor to all four provinces of the Pakistan and also their respective cultures amused everyone in the stadium.
After that, chairman of Pakistan Crciket Board “Shaheryar Khan” presented welcome speech and then he announced his board stood ready to deliver more successful and bigger PSL.
“We welcome to you all in Pakistan Super League (PSL) and this year (2017) it will be a more successful and bigger event,” he promised to all.
Then, drummers performed a flying act in stadium already the Jamaican singing feeling Shaggy who sang his most popular songs including ‘Wasn’t Me’ and ‘Mr Boombastic’.
After that, Singers Ali Zafar and Shehzad Roy entertained in the crowd after Shaggy.
Give a talk ceremony, Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board “Shaharyar Khan” said that land of PSL finishing in Lahore will give meaning to the world that Pakistanis also provides usual and favorable environment to sports.
Well, he said we have exasperated very hard for making this event more successful. Speaking on the time, Chairman Pakistan Super League “Najam Sethi” said that final match will be played in Lahore. He also said that holding of the Pakistan Super League; it will prove to be breakthrough in the revitalization of international cricket in the Pakistan.
So, Islamabad United will protect their crown in PSL champions. And, they will take on the Peshawar Zalmi in opening game of competition today.
Furthermore, each of the teams will play 8 games beside each other in round robin stage. After that, the top four edges will qualify for the competitions.
The first competition will be challenged between the first and then second placed edges in the round-robin.
Then, third and fourth ranked cross will face each other in second competition game formerly losing team after first competition faces the winning side from second competition. Equally, final will be played among winner of first team and third team in Lahore. There was also the performance of Shehzad Roy, Shaggy and Ali Zafar.