MUMBAI: Discovery branded sports channel DSport will broadcast the fourth season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 in India this year.
The Pakistan Super League is a franchise based Twenty20 cricket league, which was established by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in 2015.
As per the channel, PSL was the second most-watched T20 league in India last year.
This year the tournament will feature some of the greatest T20 stars from International cricket viz; South African AB Devilliers, Wayne Parnell; Caribbean stars Keiron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Darren Sammy and Andre Russel; Kiwi cricketers Cory Anderson and Luke Ronchi along with Pakistani Superstars Shahid Afridi, Faqar Zaman, Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam and Wahab Riaz.
The PSL has always featured some of the top International as well as local T20 stars representing six franchise teams from various regions of Pakistan. The tournament this year will be played across five cities from UAE and Pakistan. Defending Champions Islamabad United will clash against Lahore Qalandars in the season opener on the 14th February in Dubai. The tournament this season will be played from the 14th February – 17th March 2019 in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Karachi, and Lahore.
The Opening ceremony for the fourth Pakistan Super League will also be broadcast live on DSport on 14th February 2019 and will feature performances from Pakistani Sufi rock band Junoon, singers Fawad Khan along with performances from international stars like American rapper Pitbull, British singer Marcia Barrett and German band Boney M. The ceremony is scheduled to take place before the first match on 14 February 2019 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.