PSL 2020: Zalmi to take on Kings, Qalandars to face Sultans today
KARACHI: Two matches will be played on Friday (today) in Pakistan Super League 2020, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore.
In the first match, Karachi Kings will take on Peshawar Zalmi at National stadium Karachi while Lahore Qalandars will face Multan Sultans at Qaddafi Stadium Lahore.
The first match will start at 14:00 hours and second match will start at 1900 hours according to Pakistan Standard Time.
In the opening match of Pakistan Super League 2020, Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by three wickets in Karachi on Thursday night.
Batting first, Islamabad United scored 168 runs in allotted 20 overs. Quetta Gladiators achieved the target in 18.3 overs for the loss of seven wickets.
Mohammad Hasnain of Quetta Gladiators was declared player of the match as he took four wickets.
The glittering opening ceremony of fifth edition of the PSL had begun at National Stadium Karachi on Thursday evening.
As many as 350 artists performed in the star-studded ceremony. The metropolitan city had been set alight as artists from different music genres Sufi, pop, rock, bhangra and folk came together to perform at what was the biggest opening ceremony in the history of the HBL PSL.
Thousands of fans in the stadium were at the edge of their seats and millions around the globe glued to their television sets to watch the world renowned artists perform.
The artists included Abrar-ul-Haq, Aima Baig, Abu Mohammad, Fareed Ayaz, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sajjad Ali, Sanam Marvi and rock band Soch.
Ali Azmat, Arif Lohar, Haroon and Asim Azhar will perform HBL PSL 2020’s anthem ‘Tayyar Hain’.
A large number of sports personalities, artists, politicians and cricket fans also attended the mega cricket event.
A galaxy of world-class T20 stars will converge to grip the entire country in cricket zeal for a whole month from now onward.