Karachi will be the winners today when defending champions Peshawar Zalmi take on Islamabad United at the National Stadium in the final of the Pakistan Super League’s third edition.
Today’s PSL final is being billed as Karachi’s biggest match of the decade, the last Test and international match was played against Sri Lanka in February 2009.
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The visiting teams and officials have been provided with head-of-the-state-level security with thousands of security personnel deployed to ensure smooth staging of the final. Elaborate traffic plans are also in place to ensure hassle-free access of the cricket fans to the NSK.
The city administration put up billboards and portraits of players to welcome the cricket, which ignited a lot of interest among the Karachiites and people were seen taking selfies with them.
Crediting PML-N government for bringing cricket back to Karachi, Maryam Nawaz has thanked former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for today’s PSL final in the provincial capital.
‘International cricket returns to Karachi that once was a terror-stricken city,’ she tweeted. Even PPP govt under Asif Zardari couldn’t do it, she added