PSL-3: Glitzy opening ceremony underway at Dubai International Cricket Stadium

Posted February 23, 2018

It blew away nearly all Pakistani cricket aficionados, most of whom took to social media to debate whether the left arm fast bowler's horseshoe moustache suited him and, thus, was a delightful revelation or a cringe-worthy bombshell.

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The PSL opening ceremony will start at 7:00pm (PST) Thursday, and will be followed by Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans match at 10pm (PST). "InshaAllah, very soon we will have the entire tournament being held in Pakistan with cities like Multan, Peshawar and Pindi hosting games along with Lahore and Karachi", said Sethi. "This is not my PSL, this is not any individual's PSL", he said. Zalmi, captained by Darren Sammy and Sultans' captained by Shoaib Malik, are to begin the third year of PSL with their teams. "As the official transport partner of PSL, we at Uber are looking forward to deliver an ultimate experience to fans with safe and reliable rides." .

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Emphasising on protecting the brand of PSL, Sethi added, "This is not my PSL". The PSL is a national asset and we need to safeguard it. Besides other musical performances and firework, the internationally acclaimed Classical/Jazz Ensemble Sachal Orchestra will mesmerize with their soulful tunes and a rendition of national anthem at the Opening Ceremony. Later, Ali Zafar enthralled the audience with his flawless performance. West Indies' Darren Bravo is also a solid addition to the Sultans' batting unit. The finalists of 2017 edition, Quetta Gladiators will be playing 5 matches each on both venues.

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The event will feature a number of famous national and global celebrities while Sufi Singer Abida Parveen, US Pop Singer and Dancer Jason Derulo, and two Pakistani Pop Sensations Shehzad Roy and Ali Zafar will perform at the grand stage to electrify the crowd.