PSL 8: Umar, Usman reach Quetta for exhibition match

It will be played on February 5

February 03, 2023

QUETTA: Umar Akmal of Quetta Gladiators and Usman Qadir of Peshawar Zalmi have reached here Friday to participate in the much-awaited exhibition match, scheduled at Bugti Stadium on February 5.

In build-up to Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 8, Peshawar and Quetta will play an exhibition match which is likely to pave the way for high-standard cricket in Baluchistan.

The preparations are in full swing and players have also started arriving here.

Akmal and Qadir were the first to arrive in Quetta for this exciting contest. Umpire Aleem Dar, Ahsan Raza and match referee Ali Naqvi also accompanied the cricketers to Quetta.

Rest of the squads will arrive in different phases tonight and tomorrow.

Star players including Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shahid Afridi, Babar Azam and Wahab Riaz will feature in this match.

Sarfaraz will lead Quetta whereas Babar will captain Peshawar. The match will start at 11am.

PTV Sports will telecast this match live.


Peshawar Zalmi: Babar Azam (c), Danish Aziz, Saim Ayub, Haider Ali, Usama Mir, Usman Qadir, Aamer Jamal, Haseebullah Khan, Sufyan Muqeem and Azam Khan, Salman Irshad, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Haris, Shahid Afridi

Quetta Gladiators: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Umar Akmal, Bismillah Khan, Saud Shakeel, Umaid Asif, Abdul Wahid Banglazai, Aimal Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Omair Bin Yousuf, Mohammad Nawaz, Ahsan Ali