Only a Karachiite could balance signs for fours and sixes while devouring steamy biryani from a flimsy plastic box.
Barring their shaky start to the tournament, Islamabad United never looked in trouble at any stage in PSL III.
An emerging player would've gotten away with such an error but Kamran is too experienced to commit such a blunder.
Long walk to NSK and multiple security checks irked fans to no end.
Islamabad United skipper says his team was a well-balanced squad that played like a well-knit unit.
While we didn't see a 200-run game, we saw plenty of cliffhangers, super overs and nail-biters.
The talent will only get richer once we make a habit of playing not just in Karachi and Lahore but in other cities too.
Full marks to Karchiites who tore apart the thick layer of fear to rise and shouted ‘yes this is my City of Lights’
The PSL final is seen as a major step towards reviving international cricket in the country.
At least 8,000 security personnel that also included armed soldiers guard the 27,000 capacity National Stadium.
Capital city side defeats Zalmi by 3 wickets to reclaim the title they had won in league's inaugural edition in 2016.
Nearly 32,000 inhabitants of the city set to witness the showdown between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United.
Peshawar Zalmi to defend PSL crown against Islamabad United today.
Islamabad are very tough and I have a feeling that a winner won't emerge until the very end," says the Zalmi batter.
Islamabad United coach is not fazed by Zalmi opener's form ahead of Sunday's final.
To make things easier for you on the day of the match, we've broken down how to get to the stadium into simple steps.
There are lights and life in the city of lights. And we have a 20-over cricket match to thank for it.
Although some foreign players have opted out, authorities have promised head-of-state level security for the PSL final.
Says PCB has green light to hold half of all matches in the next season of the PSL in Karachi and Lahore.
Final match of the third edition of the franchise will be played by Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United.
Head coach hints at Kamran's unreliability with the gloves, says international players have to excel in all formats.
PSL has no doubt made a huge contribution to keep the game going to create opportunities at all levels.
Gladiators' head coach expresses concerns over below par umpiring standards in PSL.
Defending champions defeat port city side by 12 runs in Eliminator match at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium.
Large billboards and posters welcoming local and foreign cricket stars to Karachi have been put up.
With both teams losing players to injuries, today's match promises to be a nail-biter.
Fans and critics wonder whether Karachi Kings had a definite bowling plan at all for Islamabad United?
Defending champions defeat two-time finalists by just one run in yet another nail-biting PSL encounter.
Police authorities have intensified security ahead of the two PSL matches by deputing over 18,000 personnel.
Commentators laud young talent and "outstanding fielding", lament slow pitches.
"We let Luke Ronchi take the game from us," Eoin Morgan says.
Former chief selector gives credit to "tireless efforts" of PCB chairman and his team.
"We had to take our pick from the players released by other teams, so we had fewer choices," says Nadeem Khan.
Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera and Bangladesh's Mahmudullah will be part of the Quetta Gladiators squad.
Spectators will need to go through a roughly four-hour-long, three-tier security procedure before they enter the stadium
PSL 2018 tickets worth Rs1,000 and 2,000 were sold out within three days of going on sale.
Former Pakistan skipper will be out for four weeks after being hit by a bouncer from left-arm fast bowler Tymal Mills.
Gladiators face full-strength Zalmi in Tuesday’s playoff; Thisara Perera, Johnson Charles to join Quetta.
Luke Ronchi scores an unbeaten 39-ball 94, blows Karachi bowlers to smithereens.
Ex-Pakistan captain feels getting rid of the drafts system could help PSL 'become a bigger game financially'.
It's not uncommon for Karachiites to root for other franchises and wish catastrophes of Qalandarian magnitude on Kings.
CM directed local government and administration to ensure setting up of food stalls for spectators.
The 36-year-old wicket-keeper/batsman hammered an unbeaten 107.
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Port city side defeats Islamabad United by seven wickets in last pool match of the T20 tournament.
Statement comes following speculation that the out-of-favour batsman is under investigation for suspicious activities.
The return of cricket to Karachi comes complete with the unwanted by-product of ticket resale for exorbitant prices.
Peshawar Zalmi opener's 107 not out helps inflict seven-wicket defeat on Lahore Qalandars.
A Zalmi loss will mean that Multan Sultans and Karachi Kings will progress to the playoffs.
PCB remains tight-lipped over the issue.
Capital city franchise clinches top spot in league stage of PSL 2018.
Wicketkeeper-batsman scores 51-ball 75 laced with six 6s and three 4s.
“I will be coming to Pakistan with the United squad for the playoffs if needed and the final in Karachi if we reach it.”
The 26th fixture of the Pakistan Super League 2018 is underway.
Veteran batsman's remarks will be music to the ears of both Islamabad United and PSL fans.
Regular captain Wasim told to rest after being diagnosed with mild concussion.
Karachi, Multan, Peshawar and Islamabad will all be rooting for Lahore when they face Quetta tonight.
The tickets will be available for purchase online as well as selected TCS outlets.
The laws of cricket are not as clearly defined which sometimes leads to chaotic scenes.
Capital city side becomes the first franchise to reserve their place in PSL 2018 playoffs.
If the T20 league was lacking something before, the Sharjah leg remedied that problem.
Whoever wins tonight goes through to the next round of the Pakistan Super League 2018.
Last-over six, final-ball gaffe, a super over — the 24th fixture of PSL 2018 had it all.
The Rana Fawad-owned side can no longer qualify for play-offs but can still salvage their pride.
Placed just above the lowest-ranked Qalandars, Zalmi are now at serious risk of not making it to the playoffs in Lahore.
With two more points to their name, the Gladiators go top of the Pakistan Super League 2018.
The port city franchise dominates the 22nd match of the Pakistan Super League 2018.
With both sides coming into today's showdown with 2 defeats each, the match could be a neck-and-neck fight.
Zafar Gohar says team stuck to Misbah's plan; Sammy admits team crumbled under pressure.
“Everyone including board, players and fans understand importance of taking PSL back home," says the United's captain.
Capital city side's spin bowlers befuddle defending champions, help mastermind 26-run win.
A superb spell of death bowling by Shaheen Shah Afridi helps Lahore notch their first win of the ongoing T20 league.
Do the Qalandars have a chance at staging a comeback after their dismal run this season?
Watson says Pakistanis' love for the game is a huge consideration when making a decision on whether or not to play here.
I perform all over the world and then when I don't get to represent my country...it's disappointing, says the pacer.
Aussie veteran’s sublime knock the highlight of a match the Gladiators won by 67 runs.
Kiwi veteran scores joint-fastest half century of PSL history on his way to a 41-ball 77.
Hasan happy, Gul disappointed about Wednesday's match's result.
Last-over six, six-wicket haul, the 17th match of the Pakistan Super League 2018 had it all.
Everyone knows how much of a difference winning one match can make, the middle-order batsman says.
The newcomers' good form indicates a repeat performance may be on the cards in Dubai tonight.
West Indian all-rounder had picked up a hamstring injury in Sunday's win over Karachi Kings.
Inspired by Sohaib Maqsood, the expansion franchise defeat the defending champions for the second time in PSL 2018.
In franchise cricket you mix and match and sometimes you can't use everyone, Mohammad Akram says.
Both sides will clash in the 16th fixture of the PSL in Dubai today.
Going all guns blazing when sniping was the way to go is why the PSL's worst team is possibly the world's worst team.
South Africa international to leave for Durban on Tuesday.
PCB chairman reiterates the T20 event's title-deciding match will be held at National Stadium on March 25.
United opener Luke Ronchi sets Sharjah alight with some fantastic shots, scoring 71 off 37 balls.
Leading PSL run-scorer says PSL is "one of the best cricketing leagues out there".
The Kings are playing their first game on the Sharjah pitch, perhaps their greatest disadvantage against United.
An umpiring error which led to Fakhar's dismissal left the Qalandars reeling at four for two.
The league's bottom dwellers lose their fifth straight game of PSL 2018.
Double injury blow for the defending Pakistan Super League champions.
Imran Tahir, Sohail Tanvir take six wickets between themselves as the Sultans notch their third win of PSL 2018.
Will Gladiators be able to look past their loss against the Zalmis?
Karachi Kings star could end up missing a major chunk of PSL 2018
The 12th match of the Pakistan Super League 2018 was arguably the most thrilling one the tournament has so far seen.
The following of the protocol by the players suggest the PCB's bolstering of anti-fixing measures has borne fruit.
A point each awarded to the teams as wet outfield makes play impossible.
Captain: Sarfraz Ahmed
Batsmen: Kevin Pietersen, Rilee Rossouw, Asad Shafiq, Saad Ali, Rameez Raja, Jason Roy, Saud Shakeel
All-rounders: Umar Amin, Mohammad Nawaz, Jofra Archer (replaced Carlos Brathwaite), John Hastings (replaced Mahmudullah), Shane Watson, Anwar Ali
Wicket-keeper: Mohammad Azam Khan
Bowlers: Hasan Khan, Mir Hamza, Rashid Khan, Rahat Ali, Faraz Ahmed
Player Covers: Albie Morkel (cover for Jason Roy), Chris Green (cover for Rashid Khan), Ben Laughlin (cover for Jofra Archer)
Captain: Misbah ul Haq
Batsmen: Alex Hales, Asif Ali, JP Duminy, Iftikhar Ahmed, Sahibzada Farhan
All-rounders: Amad Butt, Andre Russell, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Hussain Talat, Steven Finn (replaced David Willey)
Wicket-keepers: Sam Billings, Luke Ronchi, Mohammad Hasan, Rohail Nazir
Bowlers: Mohammad Sami, Rumman Raees (vice captain), Samuel Badree, Zafar Gohar, Mohammad Hasnain
Player Covers: Samit Patel (as cover for Asela Gunaratne who was a cover for JP Duminy), Chadwick Walton (cover for Sam Billings)
Captain: Shoaib Maik
Batsmen: Ahmed Shehzad, Sohaib Maqsood, Abdullah Shafiq, Darren Bravo, Saif Badar, Umar Siddiq, Shan Masood
All-rounders: Sohail Tanvir, Kieron Pollard, Kashif Bhatti, Ross Whiteley
Wicket-keepers: Kumar Sangakkara, Nicholas Pooran
Bowlers: Umar Gul, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Imran Tahir, Irfan Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Hardus Viljoen
Player Covers: Thisara Perera (cover for Imran Tahir)
Captain: Darren Sammy
Batsmen: Evin Lewis, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Arif, Khushdil Shah, Taimur Sultan, Ibtisam Sheikh
All-rounders: Mohammad Hafeez, Shakib Al Hasan, Haris Sohail, Dwayne Bravo, Hammad Azam, Saad Nasim, Khalid Usman
Wicket-keepers: Kamran Akmal, Andre Fletcher
Bowlers: Hasan Ali, Chris Jordan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Asghar, Sameen Gul
Player Covers: Liam Dawson (cover for Shakib al Hasan)
Captain: Brendon McCullum
Batsmen: Cameron Delport, Fakhar Zaman, Sohail Akhtar, Chris Lynn
All-rounders: Aamer Yamin, Bilawal Bhatti, Bilal Asif, Anton Devcich (replaced Angelo Mathews)
Wicket-keepers: Umar Akmal, Gulraiz Sadaf
Bowlers: Sohail Khan, Sunil Narine, Yasir Shah, Ghulam Mudassar, Mitchell McClenaghan, Raza Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Shaheen Afridi, Imran Khan
Player Covers: Dinesh Ramdin (cover for Mustafizur Rahman)
Captain: Imad Wasim
Batsmen: Eoin Morgan, Lendl Simmons (replaced Colin Munro), Babar Azam, Khurram Manzoor, Colin Ingram, Joe Denly (replaced Luke Wright)
All-rounders: Shahid Afridi, Ravi Bopara, Hasan Mohsin, David Wiese, Mohammad Taha
Wicket-keepers: Mohammad Rizwan, Saifullah Bangash
Bowlers: Mohammad Amir, Usama Mir, Usman Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Tabish Khan, Tymal Mills (replaced Mitchell Johnson)