Another thrilling contest between Quetta Gladiators and Karachi Kings is going to take place today. The day of Saturday is thrilling for cricket. Today is 6th February, PSL is underway, in first two days, the tournament started with all the teams playing their initial matches against each other. The match is a day and night match under flood lights of Dubai. The crowd is expected today due to a good sunny weather and huge excitement among the people of Dubai for the Pakistan Super League Matches.
The First ever Pakistan Super League started with a lovely opening ceremony. The starting time of match is 4 pm Pakistan Standard Time. The Dubai people will be able to see the match start at 3 pm. Millions back home in Pakistan and aboard will be watching it. The match will be shown live on multiple TV channels. Some of them are GEO Super, PTV Sports in Pakistan. The viewer’s outside Pakistan can watch the match via satellite of Dish on the above channels.
The websites are also available for seeing the match live. The live streaming will be available on the following websites which can be accessed from all over the world. PSL-20.com, pcb.com.pk, Youtube.com to name a few. The good news for cricket fans living in Pakistan is that YouTube is showing the streaming live. Which means the long awaited ban on the website is over and now there is no restriction on watching the online matches.
The teams of Karachi and Quetta are both strongest teams of the tournament. Even before the tournament, the predictions were high for both of them. The lineup is superb for both teams containing international as well as local star boys of Pakistani national and domestic cricket. The results of the first matches played by these teams were superb. Both the teams have already won their matches against their opponents. Lets take a look at the team members playing today.
Shoaib Malik, Shakib ul Hasan (BAN), Sohail Tanvir, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara (ENG), Lendl Simmons (WI), Mohammad Aamir, Bilawal Bhatti, James Vince (ENG), Iftikhar Ahmad, Nauman Anwar, Mushfiqur Rahim (BAN), Usama Mir, Sohail Khan, Mir Hamza, Saifullah Bangash.
Karachi team is with high confidence today. The morale of team is high. Muhammad Amir is bowling fine. He recently did a hat trick in the match yesterday against the less convincing Lahore Qalandars. Amir broke all hopes of Lahore Qalandars with taking three wickets on three balls. Shoaib Malik will be is another player in good form. Ever since his return from New Zealand where he got injured, Malik proved himself fit for leading PSL. These two players are definite to watch out for in today’s match and can make a difference.
Kevin Pietersen (ENG), Sarfraz Ahmed, Ahmed Shehzad, Anwar Ali, Jason Holder (WI), Luke Wright (ENG), Zulfiqar Babar, Umar Gul, Elton Chigumbura (ZIM), Bilal Asif, Asad Shafiq, Mohammad Nawaz, Saad Nasim, Mohammad Nabi (AFG), Akbar-ur-Rehman, Bismillah Khan.
Ahmad Shehzad is a player for watch out for in this team. With Shehzad not doing so well in the international side, he can use this UAE festival for his redemption and improve as a batsman by showing his skills. Otherwise he may be out of the Pakistan team. Another player to watch out for in this team is captain himself. The great wicket keeper batsman of International team Sarfraz Ahmed. Kevin Pieterson of England is also a good player to watch out for today’s match. The glorious match will start at Dubai from where the teams will soon leave for Sharjah Cricket Ground to play the next matches.