QUETTA: Before the formal start of the Pakistan Super League, the Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi will be playing their match at Bugti Stadium of Quetta on February 5, 2023.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam will lead Zalmi, which will comprise of players like Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Haris, Danish Aziz and Saim Ayub. Whereas, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah and Umar Akmal will turn up for Gladiators, under the leadership of Sarfaraz Ahmed.
Earlier, the PCB Management Committee, led by Najam Sethi, had announced to add Quetta as the fifth venue for the eighth edition of the PCB’s annual marquee event, which is scheduled to be held from 13 February to 19 March.
However, now the PCB has decided to scrap their previous plan and have instead decided on holding an exhibition match in Quetta, to engage the fans on Kashmir Day.