The PSL season has almost arrived and fans are looking forward to witness all the fun that this enthusiastic game has to offer. As always this year’s tournament will also kickstart with an entertaining opening ceremony. Unique thing about PSL 5 opening ceremony is that it is all about Pakistani artists. Viewers will get to see the Coke Studio singers line up performing at National Stadium Karachi.
Folks might have been expecting some foreign bands like BTS to perform at Pakistan Super League opening ceremony but this doesn’t seem to happen any sooner. In previous years, singers like Shaggy have performed before the opening matches of tournament that took place in United Arab Emirates.
Singers Performing at PSL 5 Opening Ceremony
As evident from PSL 5 anthem, singers like Arif Lohar, Asim Azhar, Ali Azmat and Haroon will be performing at the ceremony; this is not the all folk singer Sanam Marvi, Qawwal Faree Ayaz & Abu Muhammad, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Aima Baig and 90s sensation Sajjad Ali will also show up at the stage, reportedly.
The ceremony will begin at 6:45 PM at National Stadium Karachi on February 20. As per PSL 2020 schedule the first match will take place between Karachi King and Peshawar Zalmi at 9:00 PM.
Trophy unveiling ceremony will take place on February 19. According to reports international squash champion Jahangir Khan who holds the record for the longest winning streak will participate in the ceremony and hand over the brand new trophy to Sarfaraz Ahmed captain of the PSL 2019 winning team Quetta Gladiators.
An Exciting Tournament Ahead…
This is for the first time that no international singer is performing at the ceremony as per the latest reports and perhaps this is what making fans more exciting. People have been questioning why PSL has not given more chances to the local talent on such a big event. But on the eve of PSL 5 opening ceremony it will be all about celebrated Pakistani singers from 90s and the recent times.