Ramiz Raja comes on to the stage, where he mentioned PSL finds, Hasan Ali, Shadab Khan and Fakhar Zaman who have proven their worth in world cricket in such a short period of time.
Ramiz Raja hoped that Pakistan Super League will give more stars to Pakistan that will help the national side to do even better at the international stage.
The former opening batsman wasted little time in inviting all the six franchises of PSL and Multan Sultans, the newest franchise of the league, were the first to walk in the stadium who is led by Shoaib Malik. There are international stars like Kumar Sangakkara and Kieron Pollard in the side.
The next team that made their way into the ground was the champions of the inaugural edition of the league, Islamabad United, under the leadership of Pakistan’s most successful Test skipper, Misbah Ul Haq. They have a star-studded team in the likes of Andre Russell, Luke Ronchi, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan and others.
Karachi Kings were the third team to amaze the crowd with their presence. Imad Wasim along with his star players Shahid Afridi, David Wiese, Colin Ingram, Mohammad Amir, which make the side look immensely strong. The final of the PSL is scheduled in Karachi, so the Kings are looking forward to playing and win the final in front of their home crowd.
Defending Champions, Peshawar Zalmi, under the captaincy the dynamic skipper, Darren Sammy led his team into the ground during the opening ceremony of the PSL 3. They have Hasan Ali, Chris Jordan, Kamran Akmal and other cricketers in the team which make them a strong unit.
The determined Lahore Qalandars, who finished last in the first two editions of PSL, come out in the middle with Brendon McCullum leading them. This season, the Qalandars look well-balanced and they may put some surprise performances. Fakhar Zaman, Brendon McCullum and Sunil Narine make them special.
The two-time finalists and the most successful side of PSL were the last to make their entry in the ground. Pakistan’s Champions Trophy-winning captain, Sarfraz Ahmed himself makes it a dangerous side. Kevin Pietersen will be playing the last league so he will be looking to make it count, they have played like Joffra Archer, who are not well-known cricketers but are extremely capable.