The fifth Pakistan Super League (PSL) kicks off at the National Stadium in Karachi with a colorful opening ceremony.
For the PSL’s first inauguration in Karachi, the National Stadium and the sides were decorated with electronic dignitaries and posters of Pakistani flags and local and foreign players were displayed on the streets of city of Quaid.
Several artists including singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sajjad Ali, Ali Azmat, Arif Lohar, Asim Azhar, Aima Baig, Sanam Marvi performed at the opening ceremony of the fifth Pakistan Super League.
On this occasion, strict security arrangements were also made throughout the city.
At the end of the inaugural event, the fireworks were put on display after which preparations for the inaugural match began between defending champions Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United.