Pakistan Cricket Board announced the schedule of Pakistan Super League season 5. Starting from 20th February, the T20 fest will continue till 22nd March 2020. All 34 Matches of PSL to play in In Lahore, Karachi, Multan, and Rawalpindi from February 20 to March 22. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman said that hosting of Entire Pakistan Super League is another achievement.
Reigning champions Quetta Gladiators will open the event at the back of an opening ceremony at the National Stadium in Karachi when they will go toe to toe with two-time winners Islamabad United.
PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani said: “The HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 will feature 36 foreign stars. It was gratifying that 425 overseas players from 22 countries registered their interest in playing in the HBL PSL 2020.
Of these, 39 from Afghanistan, 12 from Australia, 23 from Bangladesh, 10 from Canada, 109 from England, seven from Hong Kong, six from Ireland, seven from the Netherlands, eight from Nepal, 11 from New Zealand, nine from Oman, five from Scotland, four from Singapore, 27 from South Africa, 39 from Sri Lanka, nine from the UAE, six from the USA, 82 from the West Indies, 9 from Zimbabwe and one each from Bermuda, Kenya and Namibia.
“This shows the confidence that players throughout the world have in playing in Pakistan.”
Twitter also reacted to Pakistan Super Leagues’ schedule. The fans have started to create the hype of their respective teams. With all the matches scheduled in Pakistan, the excitement will be more than ever.
There will be a better element of rivalry between the teams with more crowd pouring in.
This rivalry was also seen at Twitter as soon as the PSL 5 schedule was out. Lahoris, Karachities, Islamabadians, Quettians, Peshawaris, and Multanis- all were getting involved in a banter.