LAHORE: According to reports, 350 artists are set to perform in the opening ceremony of the HBL PSL 2020, waiting to be held at Karachi’s National Stadium on Thursday.
Different music genres such as Sufi, pop, rock, bhangra and folk are anticipated to come set the event ablaze as the HBL’s biggest opening ceremony yet anticipates to take the stage.
The line-up features popular artists such as Abrar-ul-Haque, Aima Baig, Abu Mohammad, Fareed Ayaz, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sajjad Ali, Sanam Marvi and rock band Soch to sweep their audience off their feet with their performances. Ali Azmat, Arif Lohar, Haroon and Asim Azhar will perform HBL PSL 2020’s anthem Tayyar Hain.
Quetta Gladiators and two-time champions Islamabad United will face-off after the opening ceremony which will also showcase remarkable acts and an exciting fireworks show.
PCB Director, Commercial, Babar Hamid, had this to say: “It is only befitting that a grand and glamorous opening ceremony is held to welcome Pakistan’s very own HBL PSL in the country. We have brought together all the top artists in the country to set the tone of what will be an epic tournament.”
The ceremony will be almost an hour long beginning at 6.45 pm. While the toss of the match will be held at 8:30 pm, and the first ball played at 9pm.