Dubai Sports City Traffic Was At Stand Still Last Night But Cricket Fans Don't Care

It's running until the 7th of March

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The Twenty20 Pakistan Super League (PSL) kicked off it's second ever season in Dubai Sports City last night. The league that was set up in 2016 has five franchise teams representing cities of Pakistan and was hugely successful in it's opening season last year. it's played in Dubai due to security fears in Pakistan. The five teams are

  • Islamabad United
  • Karachi Kings
  • Lahore Qalandars
  • Peshawar Zalmi
  • Quetta Gladiators

The first game started yesterday with current champions Islamabad United taking on, and defeating Peshawar Zalmi

Traffic was quickly chockablock in Sports City

Here are the dates and times of matches be sure to work around them 


International Cricket stars were excited about the start of the season

And the opening ceremony looked pretty impressive

Does anything open or close in Dubai without fireworks? 

Some fans got to meet the star of Islamabad United - man of the match Scott Haddin

And here are the players looking dapper in traditional Pakistani dress

Sam Billings, pro Cricketer for England and Islamabad Utd even had sometime for sightseeing in between matches

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Richard Fitzgerald

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