Off The Pitch: Emotional, Memorable Moments From PSL Season
Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 4 will come to an end today. All eyes will be on Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators who will battle for the trophy in the final at National Stadium Karachi.
A lot has happen on the pitch. Blistering hundreds, fiery bowling spells, exceptional catches and friendly banter, but the competition’s arrival in Pakistan produced some extremely memorable moment off-the-pitch too.
Here are some of those:
Darren Sammy Visits Mazar-e-Quaid
As if Pakistanis did not need another reason to love Darren Sammy. The Peshawar Zalmi captain visited Mazar-e-Quaid upon his arrival in Karachi. He absolutely donned white Shalmar Kameez white green blazer and Pakistan complete fell in love, all over again.
He also visited the Governor House and planted some trees.
Shane Watson’s Heart Touching Message And Balochi Turban
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is another player Pakistanis love. Upon arrival, he called Pakistani fans some of the most passionate ones in the world and said that he was privileged to be here.
– @TeamQuetta players welcome with traditional balochi Turbans upon reaching Karachi. #ShaneWatson #ShaneWatson #PSL4 #KhelDeewanoKa pic.twitter.com/vrAU9CSchF
— Akber Ali اکبرعلی (@AkberAJaffri) March 9, 2019
He also wore the Balochi Turban and looked pretty good in it.
Fawad Rana Breaks Our Heart
The Lahore Qalandar’s owner is one unlucky man. His team has finish last in all of the four seasons of the PSL but that has not diminished his efforts to revive cricket in Pakistan.
After Lahore’s elimination from this season, Fawad broke into tears and apologized to the fans. He also said he was heartbroken, and seeing him say so broke the hearts of Pakistanis too.
DJ Bravo’s We Are Gladiators Song
Dwayne aka DJ Bravo is a cricketer-cum-singer and he made sure he utilized all his talents in this season’s PSL too. On the pitch, he has been a vital member of the Gladiators but off the pitch, he has been equally brilliant too.
🔊 @DJBravo47 brings the house down with @TeamQuetta's official song ‘We The Gladiators’ for @thePSLt20 season 4
Quetta It’s Our Time, Gladiators It’s Our Time
Quetta! Quetta! We The Gladiators
So who’s singing along #PurpleForce?
— Quetta Gladiators (@TeamQuetta) March 10, 2019
Ramiz ‘Rambo’ Raja is Pakistan’s best commentator, but he also was the CEO of PSL Memes this year around.
His chemistry with the PSL colleagues has social media talking.
Ramiz Raja And Erin Holland
Ready to go National stadium pic.twitter.com/GdVFU63pww
— Farrukh🇵🇰 (@AbyyLay) March 17, 2019
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