PSL final sold out, says Najam Sethi

Published: February 21, 2016
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The star-studded HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) is set to conclude on a high note as all the seats for the February 23 final in Dubai are already sold for the 25,000-capacity stadium, according to league chairman Najam Sethi.

He made the announcement on his twitter account:

PSL in no danger of being outshone, believes Sethi

Quetta Gladiators have already qualified for the final, while Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United will vie it out tonight for the other spot.

The PSL chairman has also invited Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and World Cup winning captain Imran Khan to watch the final but the duo are yet to confirm their attendance.

Najam Sethi invites Nawaz, Imran to watch PSL final together

With 69 local and 29 foreign stars, the five-team, 24-match league started off on February 4 in the United Arab Emirates.

The teams were sold for a total of $93 million to ARY media group (Karachi Kings), Qatar Oil (Lahore Qalandars), UAE Capital Venture (Islamabad United), Haier (Peshawar Zalmi) and Omar Associates (Quetta Gladiators) for 10 years, with $200,000 salaries for top-tier players and relatively handsome pays for mid-tier and emerging talent as well. The winning side, meanwhile, will bring home $1 million.

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Reader Comments (13)

  • AK
    Feb 21, 2016 - 6:11PM

    InshaAllah Quetta Gladiator is going to win this first PSL. looking forward to a very exciting finale. Recommend

  • Brainy Bhaijan
    Feb 21, 2016 - 6:21PM

    People want to see Gladiators vs Zalmis.Recommend

  • Hasan Ansari
    Feb 21, 2016 - 7:31PM

    Dubai Police has no idea that these people has a easy potential to riot.
    Becareful guys.Recommend

  • Feb 21, 2016 - 8:28PM

    Good news for Pakistan. I hope PSL will be in Pakistan next time. Recommend

  • Islamabad United
    Feb 21, 2016 - 10:00PM

    Islamabad United will lift the 1st PSL CupRecommend

  • Feb 22, 2016 - 12:02AM

    Final will be ” Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United “.Over all the first edition of PSL was much satisfied. Prove of it is ” seats for the February 23 final in Dubai are already sold for the 25,000-capacity stadium “.Congratulation to all the Management of PSL. Hopefully the next edition will be played at Pakistan.(InshaAllah) Recommend

  • Feb 22, 2016 - 2:44AM

    The PM and Imran Khan spot is still available or been fill? if not ,,SEL IT,, Both don’t worth this precious moment. They will reduce the essence & spirit of the game.Recommend

  • mansoor
    Feb 22, 2016 - 1:23PM

    Islamabad united will win the PSL finalRecommend

  • Distiller
    Feb 22, 2016 - 4:49PM

    agreed @ spooky

    hope next time the ratio of local & foreign players will improve from 69:29 to 79:19Recommend

  • Waseem Sarwar
    Feb 22, 2016 - 5:53PM

    Islamabad United are yet to be fully tested in last four games. They should win it at a canter.Recommend

  • PrasadDeccani
    Feb 22, 2016 - 9:19PM

    Congratulations. PSL has been conducted well so far. I am sure final match also will be good. Recommend

  • May 13, 2016 - 1:47AM

    SPL winn Islamabad….Recommend

  • Jun 16, 2016 - 2:13PM

    Congratulations. PSL has been conducted well so far. I am sure final match also will be good.Recommend

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