Tag: PSL

England cricketer and Singaporean all-rounder, were very intrigued by Islam: Mohammad Rizwan

Pakistan wicket-keeper batter, Mohammad Rizwan, shared some dressing room secrets with the cricket fans. The Multan Sultans skipper said that some of his teammates including England cricketer, David Willey, and Singaporean all-rounder, Tim David, had asked a lot of questions about Islam. He further added that the queries of non-Muslims pertaining to our religious prayers shows their interest in Islam.

Mohammad Hasnain suspended from all forms of cricket due to illegal bowling action

Youngster Mohammad Hasnain has been barred from all form national and international cricket due to illegal bowling action. The PCB banned Hasnain from further participation in the ongoing seventh edition of the Pakistan Super Leaginue (PSL) as well as any form of international cricket after a bowling examination found that his right arm exceeds the permissible 15-degree limit.

PSL Second-Best T20 League in the World, says Former England captain

Former England captain, Michael Vaughan, believes Pakistan Super League (PSL) is the second-best T20 tournament in the world after the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL). His comments came during the high-scoring encounter between Multan Sultans and Islamabad United. Mohammad Rizwan-led Multan Sultan won by 20 runs, registering their fourth consecutive win in the ongoing tournament.

Halime Sultan could be the next brand ambassador for a PSL team

Turkish series Dirilis Ertugrul’s popularity in Pakistan has reached unmatched levels and heightened admiration for Halime Sultan could be leading her to Pakistan Super League (PSL). In a Tweet, Esra Bilgic AKA Halime Sultan, hinted that she might be joining Peshawar Zalmi as a brand ambassador. Earlier the owner of the franchise, Javed Afridi, had also hinted the same on Twitter. 

Indian army refuses entry to Indian sports journalists returning from Pakistan

Indian army has denied entry to sports journalists returning back to India after covering the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 that came to an end due to the rising coronavirus cases in Pakistan. The army refused the 29 members of the broadcast crew to enter their country at the Wagah-Attari border crossing and were asked to head to Dubai first and then catch a direct flight for India.

Karachi’s PSL matches to be held behind closed doors

The Pakistan Cricket Board and the Sindh government have decided that the remaining Pakistan Super League(PSL)  matches in Karachi will be held behind closed doors at the National Stadium. The decision comes hours after Pakistan’s coronavirus count reached 21, with a majority of those cases being reported in Sindh. The PCB said the precautionary decision has been made to better protect the health and safety of spectators, players, officials and the media.

Umar Akmal banned from PSL 2020

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has suspended hard-hitting middle-order batsman, Umar Akmal, just before the start of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020. Umar was suspended for violating the players’ code of conduct during a fitness test at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Lahore, earlier this month while inside sources say that he has been suspended under PCB’s anti-corruption code.

President Alvi receives official request for Darren Sammy’s Pakistani citizenship

Peshawar Zalmi Chairman, Javed Afridi, has requested President, Arif Alvi, to grant Darren Sammy honorary citizenship of Pakistan. Javed did this in a formal request to the President, giving him the reason that Sammy was not only the first player to step ahead in bringing PSL to Pakistan, but he also loves the country from the core of his heart. 

PCB files lawsuit against major Indian firm for pulling out of PSL

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has filed damages claim against IMG Reliance, an Indian firm, which pulled out of a deal to broadcast Pakistan Super League (PSL) in India. IMG Reliance pulled out the deal because of deteriorating political ties between India and Pakistan after Pulwama attack. PCB then had to scramble for another broadcaster at last moment.

Foreign cricketers refuse to play entire HBL PSL in Pakistan

Despite considerable improvement in security situation in Pakistan, some foreign cricketers have refused to play the entire fifth season of Habib Bank Limited (HBL) Pakistan Super League in Pakistan. Reportedly, franchises want to hold half season of next year’s PSL5 in United Arab Emirates (UAE), since they feel that it is currently not feasible to hold entire edition in Pakistan.