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Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United followed up by PSL 2016 Opening Ceremony

(Last Updated On: 04/02/2016)

Finally PSL‘s wait is no more days from the Pakistanis, as it is now just hours away when the history will be created by commencing the first international cricket league of Pakistan , Pakistan Super League.

All the teams have already arrived on the venues and yesterday the event of trophy launching has also taken place in Dubai. The best thing about this cricketing event is that whole of the nation is cheering for the superstars of the most liked game of Pakistan.

The title race of PSL will open after the official star-studded ceremony, which will be today held at Dubai and the very first match of the event will also be played today in between Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United.

Before looking at the match predictions or such like opinions, you should be quite clear that from last several years UAE have been the home ground to Pakistan cricket, which means around many of the players have been quite familiar to it and each of it can surprise us at any part of the game.

In short, it is a complete entertaining cricket event for the Pakistan cricket, so players won’t be in that typical kind of pressure and will be showing full off their potential in front of their supporters.

Every of the PSL side is efficient enough to give each other a tough time, and when it is about the opening match it is always a game which shows what the tournament will further be so a tougher competition from the side is expected.

Here’s the Squads of both the sides:

Quetta Gladiators

List of Local Players

  • Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain)
  • Ahmed Shehzad
  • Anwar Ali
  • Umar Gul
  • Zulfiqar Babar
  • Bilal Asif
  • Asad Shafiq
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Saad Nasim
  • Akbar ur Rehman
  • Bismillah Khan
  • Aizaz Cheema
  • Ramiz Raja Jnr

List of Foreign Players

  • Kevin Pietersen
  • Jason Holder
  • Luke Wright
  • Elton Chigumbura
  • Mohammad Nabi
  • Kumar Sangakkara

Islamabad United

  • Misbah ul Haq (Captain)
  • Mohammad Irfan
  • Sharjeel Khan
  • Khalid Latif
  • Mohammad Sami
  • Babar Azam
  • Imran Khalid
  • Kamran Ghulam
  • Umar Amin
  • Rumman Raees
  • Amad Butt
  • Ashar Zaidi
  • Saeed Ajmal
  • Hussain Talat
  • Umar Siddiq

IU PSL team 2016 list of Foreign players:

  • Shane Watson
  • Andre Russell
  • Samuel Badree
  • Brad Haddin
  • Sam Billings

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