KARACHI: The first edition of Pakistan Super League was the beginning of something extremely special as the most trumpeted project of Pakistan Cricket Board finally saw the light of day.
Pakistan Super League was the ground breaking venture in the history of Pakistan cricket and the first season in 2016 went down really well with the fans and to be precise was in accordance with their expectations.
The 19-day league was played in Dubai and Sharjah and comprised of five franchises which included Lahore Qalandars, Karachi Kings, Peshawar Zalmi, Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators. All outfits had a fair mix of international and domestic players.
Let’s take a look at some of the most cherished moments from the inaugural season of Pakistan’s premier T20 league.
Darren Sammy’s message in Pushto
The all rounder hailing from West Indies sent out a message in Pushto for his fans while representing Peshawar Zalmi.
Alan Wilkins and Ali Zafar singing PSL anthem
Listening to Alan Wilkins and Ali Zafar as they sang the PSL anthem was a truly memorable sight during the final match between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators.
Sharjeel Khan hits first century of PSL
Swashbuckling Islamabad United opener Sharjeel Khan scored the first ever century of PSL against Peshawar Zalmi. His innings included 12 fours and 8 sixes and lasted 62 deliveries as he made his way to 117.
Mohammad Amir picks up a hat-trick
The ace fast bowler of Karachi Kings picked up a hat-trick against Lahore Qalandars during a group stage match.
The PSL truck
Probably one of the the most famed part of Pakistan Super League was the ‘The Truck’ which appeared at the end of every milestone during the match and went absolutely viral on social media.