From Paper to Pitch

PSL one of the most successful event organized by the PCB probably the biggest event after the 1996 cricket world cup in Pakistan’s history.

Islamabad United winning the first ever Pakistan Super League after a dominating performance in the final crushing Quetta Gladiators by 6 wickets in front of a full house at Dubai Sports City. These are some interesting facts that we have gathered from this year PSL: Continue reading “From Paper to Pitch”

Quetta toppled Peshawar

The first qualifier between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators went down to the wire right till the last ball of the match to decide who will be the first finalist of the inaugural Paksitan Super League (PSL).

KP:

KP and Sangakara constructed the innings after some early losses KP scoring a well deserved half century first for him in this tournament and third in his last three knock out matches. Continue reading “Quetta toppled Peshawar”

PSL

Pakistan Super League which was a fantasy a couple of years back when this idea was coined by PCB chairman Naseem Ashraf but it is now the next big thing for Pakistan Cricket thanks to Najam Sethi and Shahryar Khan for resurrecting this idea to stage a international level domestic league as every Test playing nation (except Zimbabwe) have launched it’s own league even Bangladesh has done it before Pakistan.

Even this time PCB faced many hurdles in launching PSL as Pakistan is currently a no go area for foriegn players so it was a infeasible idea to play this league in Pakistan and UAE was staging MCL (Masters Champions League) at the same time. Qatar was considered as the second option for some time but than Emirates Cricket Board slotted in PSL with MCL.

PSL comprises of 5 teams lets review the strength and weaknesses of the squads:
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Visitors thrashed Pakistan

Few months after England’s world cup debacle their have been a resurgance of the one day side under the leadership of Eoin Morgan with the help of some pitiful Pakistani bowling which gave English batsmen the opportuninty to score big, Jason Roy’s maiden ODI century and Butler’s quickest century in English ODI history led them to a 3-1 series victory, Butler thrased Pakistani bowling attack all over the park which included eight sixes which is another English record. It was England highest total away from home. Continue reading “Visitors thrashed Pakistan”