Pakistan Super League craze is at the highest level with each passing day and today on 5th February, an exhibition match is to be played between Quetta Gladiators & Peshawar Zalmi at the Bugti Stadium in front of a packed sold-out crowd of 16000 people. Last month, PCB Chairman Mr. Najam Sethi announced hosting PSL 8 matches in Quetta at the same venue but later on due to a lack of infrastructure and facilities PCB took back their decision. This exhibition match is a test run by PCB to host more PSL matches at this venue from next year and it is all set to have a major overhaul interms of infrastructure and facilities available.
QGvPZ Exhibition Match Details
Below are the official details of the much-anticipated game between two of the most exciting PSL franchises who have provided great competitive games in the last 7 editions of PSL.
Date: 5th February 2023
Venue: Bugti Stadium
Teams: Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi
Time: 11:00 AM
Crowd Capacity: 16000 People
QGvPZ Exhibition Match Team Squads
Both Zalmi & Quetta have announced their available local squads for this exhibition match in which Babar Azam will lead Peshawar Zalmi while Sarfaraz Ahmed will lead Quetta Gladiators in this much-awaited match. Below are the official team squads.
Zalmi squad: Babar Azam, Danish Aziz, Saim Ayub, Haider Ali, Usama Mir, Usman Qadir, Aamer Jamal, Haseebullah Khan, Sufyan Muqeem, Azam Khan, Shahid Afridi
Mentor: Inzamam-ul-Haq Head Coach: Kamran Akmal
Gladiators squad: Khushdil Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Muhammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Umar Akmal, Bismillah Khan, Saud Shakeel, Umaid Asif, Abdul Wahid Banglazai, Aimal Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed and Muhammad Nawaz.
Head Coach: Moin Khan
Peshawar Zalmi on their Twitter handle has confirmed that Shahid Afridi will again be going to represent Peshawar after a long time which is very exciting news for millions of millions of cricket fans all around the world. Both teams have got solid players available and the match is expected to be a highly competitive one which will certainly bring joy to millions of fans in Quetta especially to witness live cricket after so long.
QGvPZ Exhibition Match Live Streaming
The live streaming for the QGvPZ Exhibition match will be available on PTV Sports Network which has a country-wide reach in all cities and villages all across Pakistan. The broadcasting team has already set up all their equipment for this much-awaited match. To watch free QGvPZ live match streaming cricket fans can also tune into websites like Webcric, Touchcric & CricHD on their smart devices which always have PTV Sports live streaming server available.
PSL 8 Starting Date
This exhibition match is going to start the sporting festival in the country and it is much like the EID festival whenever PSL happens as it brings joy and happiness to millions of cricket-crazy fans in Pakistan. As per the official PSL schedule 2023, the tournament is all set to start on 13th February where Multan Sultans is all set to go against Lahore Qalandars at Multan Cricket Stadium after a glittering opening ceremony to be also held on the same ground.