Renowned commentators to call PSL 5 playoffs in English, Urdu


Karachi: The commentators and presenters panel have been confirmed for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season five playoffs.

Renowned voice of Pakistan cricket, Ramiz Raja will be accompanied by three foreign commentators England’s Dominic Cork, former South African legendary fielder Jonty Rhodes and former England batsman Mark Butcher. They were all also part of the PSL 5 group stage.

Bazid Khan will call the action in Urdu along with famous Urdu commentator Tariq Saeed, who will make his PSL commentary debut. Chief selector women’s cricket team Urooj Mumtaz will also return to call the action. Fakhar-e-Alam will return as the ground presenter for these four games.

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Renowned presenter Zainab Abbas will be joined by former Pakistan women’s team captain Sana Mir and legendary fast bowler Waqar Younis in the pre and post-match studio shows.

Alan Wilkins was also part of the panel but he had to leave Pakistan during the Pakistan-Zimbabwe series due to the sudden death of his mother.

Meanwhile, the coverage of the four matches will be done through an HD production set-up, which includes full-version Hawkeye with all DRS enhancements. Spider Cam, ultra-motion, and the super slow-motion cameras will enhance the coverage.

Live streaming will be available on the official Pakistan Super League YouTube channel in all regions outside Pakistan.

It must be noted that PSL 5 playoffs will be held at the National Stadium from November 14-17. Multan Sultans take on Karachi Kings in the Qualifier while Eliminator 1 will be contested between Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi.

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