Pakistan Super League (PSL) opens tomorrow with a Bang.

Umair Sajid

Umair Sajid

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Tomorrow ( 20th Feb )  marks the beginning of the much anticipated  Pakistan Super League (PSL 2020)  which will be the fifth season of the PSL, a franchise Twenty 20 cricket league which was established by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in 2015. For the first time in the history of PSL the opening ceremony and the match fixtures will be entirely hosted with in Pakistan.

PCB Director –  Babar Hamid, said: “It is only befitting that a grand and glamorous opening ceremony is held to welcome Pakistan’s very own HBL PSL in the country. We have brought together all the top artists in the country to set the tone of what will be an epic tournament.”

PM Imran Khan on the other hand has granted the Foreign players and other officials including Match officials, security consultants, and journalists coming to Pakistan for the fifth edition of PSL the status of ‘state guest’.


The inauguration of the PSL’s season 5 will commence in the metropolitan wonder, Karachi with full force and enthusiasm. The opening ceremony will feature performances from music giants and performers including world renowned artists like Abrar-ul-Haq, Aima Baig, Abu Mohammad, Fareed Ayaz, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sajjad Ali, Sanam Marvi and the rock band Soch. Moreover music aficionados including Ali Azmat, Arif Lohar, Haroon and Asim Azhar will perform the power driven and energetic PSL’s  anthem “Tayyar Hain” followed by riveting acts and a spectacular fireworks show.

In a Private briefing with Niche Lifestyle “Babar Hamid” stated that this would be the first time that an elaborate cast of around 350 members will perform on the ground. The performances would incorporate advanced technological features including AR , Augmented and laser tech for projections and mapping.

The ceremony, which will be approximately an hour long, will kick-off at 6.45pm . The toss for the first match will be held at 8.30pm, while the much-anticipated first ball of the HBL PSL 2020 will be delivered at 9pm.

You can listen to the official anthem in the link below.









PSL also released the official list of commentators on their official Instagram account.

Meticulous equipment like the spider cam has been installed at the national Stadium , karachi in order to enable a  two way communication between the commentator and the players as well.

Psl officials , players and fans took to twitter and Instagram sharing their excitement for the opening ceremony and the matches and here’s what they had to say.



One avid fan also posted about the unsung heroes i;e , the owners of the PSL teams. He further stated that they have provided the best surroundings to coach and equip their concerned teams.

A cricket enthusiast and a leather designer by profession , presented the foreign and national players with handmade Peshawari Chappals as well.

We at niche lifestyle, like every other fan globally can’t wait to witness what the PSL officials have in store for us tomorrow – here’s to a fun and energy filled season of hardcore cricket and celebrations.

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