Renowned Pakistani singer and actor, Ali Zafar, has revealed the title track for Pakistan Super League 9, creating a wave of excitement among fans as the PSL season approaches. The cricket community has been eagerly anticipating the PSL, and this time, Ali Zafar takes charge in crafting the anthem, adding an extra layer of enthusiasm, especially among young enthusiasts who are not only looking forward to the matches but also the anthems that precede them.

Engrossed in anthem preparation, Ali Zafar heightened anticipation by unveiling its name yesterday. He shared a teaser on his social media, captioning it with the message, ‘It’s time to play again and live fearlessly – that’s why I wrote, ‘Khol ke khel’ (Play openly).’ Addressing cricket lovers, he further urged, ‘Get your shoes ready for the dance.'”

The 9th edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is scheduled to commence on the 17th of the upcoming month, February. The inaugural match of PSL 9 is slated for Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium, while the grand finale is set for the 18th of March in Karachi. With a total of 34 matches in this T20 tournament, Lahore Qalandars are aiming to defend their title for the second consecutive year. Notably, Pakistani rock stars Ali Zafar and Aima Baig have officially announced their collaboration to create a spectacular cricket anthem for the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 9. Aima Baig shared this delightful update on her Instagram handle.

PSL 9 Draft Update

On January 29, 2024, during the Replacement Draft for the upcoming ninth edition of the HBL Pakistan Super League starting on February 17, several supplementary and replacement players were added to the squads through a conference call.

  • Peshawar Zalmi drafted Waqar Salamkheil for Lungi Ngidi in the silver category, Khurram Shahzad partially replaced by Arshad Iqbal, Gus Atkinson replacing Noor Ahmed, and Shamar Joseph as a partial replacement for Gus Atkinson.
  • Lahore Qalandars reserved picks for Rashid Khan and Dan Lawrence.
  • Islamabad United reserved their pick for Tom Curran.
  • Karachi Kings brought in Zahid Mehmood as a partial replacement for Kieron Pollard and reserved their pick for Tim Seifert.
  • Quetta Gladiators’ Bismillah Khan will replace Wanindu Hasaranga.
  • Supplementary picks included Luke Wood and Obed McCoy for Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United.
  • Karachi Kings picked Leus De Plooy, Lahore Qalandars chose Bhanuka Rajapaksa, and Multan Sultans added Johnson Charles in the third supplementary round.
  • Quetta Gladiators drafted Laurie Evans in the third round.
  • The fourth round featured Multan Sultans acquiring Muhammad Shahzad, Islamabad United adding Haider Ali, Peshawar Zalmi selecting Sufiyan Muqeem, Lahore Qalandars picking Tayyab Abbas, and Karachi Kings drafting Mohammad Rohid.

PSL 9 Schedule 2024

Psl 9 Schedule 2024, Peshawar Zalmi, Lahore Qalanders, Karachi Kings, Islamabad United, Quetta Gladiators & Multan Sultans

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