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PSL3:  trophy unveiled in Dubai

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DUBAI: The wait for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is almost over: before the cricketing action gets underway from February 22, a ceremony to unveil the glittering winners’ trophy was held in Dubai.

The silverware for the tournament was unveiled to the public at the Dubai International Stadium.

The trophy was received by the captains of the PSL teams and carried to the ceremony by defending champions Peshawar Zalmi skipper Darren Sammy.

Speaking in the ceremony, Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi said that today is a big day for the Pakistan cricket, adding that he is grateful to the captains for participating in the tournament.

Sethi notably said in the press conference: “Imad Wasim is in my eye as somebody who can lead Pakistan in future.”

The PCB chairman said that Peshawar Zalmi skipper Darren Sammy lives in the heart of Pakistanis and is considered a star back home.

Sethi added that Brendon Mccullum is a fine cricketer and expressed hope that the Kiwi batsman will convince New Zealand cricket managment to send their team to Pakistan.

The prestigious event was attended by the respective management and owners of the PSL franchises, along with top officials from the Pakistan Cricket Board.

The opening ceremony for the tournament will be held on February 22, ahead of the first match between Peshawar Zalmi and debutants Multan Sultans.

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