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All set for the star-studded PSL8 opening ceremony in Multan today

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LAHORE (Republic policy) – The most anticipated tournament in the domestic calendar, the Pakistan Super League’s eighth edition (PSL8), is all set to kick off with a glittering opening ceremony.
Cricket fans in Multan and worldwide will see spectacular performances by different artists. One of the major attractions would be the singers’ performances of the HBL PSL 8 anthem – Abdullah Siddiqui, Asim Azhar, Faris Shafi and Shae Gill.
The fans will also be treated to performances by the renowned music composer Sahir Ali Bagga and talented singer Aima Baig as the two add to the star-studded line-up, making the opening ceremony an unforgettable experience.
The opener between Multan Sultans will follow the ceremony, the winners of the 2021 edition and the finalists of the last hosting title defenders Lahore Qalandars, at the Multan Cricket Stadium.
Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi will also host the matches of the eighth edition of the HBL PSL, which promises to be as exciting as the last seven.
Karachi’s National Bank Cricket Arena will play host to the second match of the tournament when the hosts, Karachi Kings, lock horns with Peshawar Zalmi. This match and the tournament opener will begin at 2000, with the toss at 1930.
Quetta Gladiators began their campaign in Multan on 15 February, and Islamabad United played their first season match on 16 February in Karachi.
Action will move to the country’s northern half from 26 February, with Lahore and Rawalpindi hosting the latter part of the tournament. Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium, Pakistan’s home of cricket, will host the four playoffs and the final, besides five league stage games, and Rawalpindi will stage 11 matches.
The winner of the 19 March final at the Gaddafi Stadium will lift the Supernova Trophy and collect a cheque for PKR120m, while the runners-up will receive a cheque for PKR48m.

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