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Chinese cricketers Jian Li and Yufei Zhang have reached Dubai as special guests of Peshawar Zalmi chairman Javed Afridi. Both players will train with Peshawar Zalmi squad.

Chairman Peshawar Zalmi Javed Afridi stated "It is a new breakthrough in cricket. Two Chinese cricketers will be with the Peshawar Zalmi squad from today. This step will go a long way in facilitating aspiring cricketers in China and in reinforcing the bond between the two nations."

Peshawar Zalmi mentor Younis Khan presented Peshawar Zalmi shirts to both Chinese Cricketers as team Zalmi Welcome them for the PSL. Both cricketers will train with Peshawar Zalmi in training sessions to gain great experience.

Yufie Zhang

Yufie Zhang
The press conference of Pakistan Super League 2018 (PSL 3) artist was held yesterday at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The backdrop for the opening ceremony of the third edition of the PSL took place where the artists who performed at the event talked about their performances that are expected to electrify the crowd at the stadium tomorrow.

The starry cast for the ceremony includes some world-class artists who have left their mark with their stimulating and memorable songs that have touched the hearts and minds of millions of fans. Following tradition, the opening ceremony of the third season should dazzle audiences in the stadium and the millions who watch on their television screens and in our LIVE broadcast around the world.

The ceremony is a wonderful reflection of the culture and heritage of Pakistan marvellously amalgamated with modernity, an internationally renowned artist as Jason Derulo will act this year following in the footsteps of Sean Paul and Shaggy who left their mark on the first two editions of the Pakistan Super League.

The artists who spoke at the press conference included Abida Parveen, Ali Zafar, Shehzad Roy, Sachal Orchestra, Emcees, Bilal Ashraf and Hareem Farooq. In addition to the wonderful line-up of performances, the opening ceremony of the Pakistan Super League would include some other fascinating acts and attractions that will enthral the fans for the third year in a row.

The ceremony begins at 7pm UAE time, the ceremony will be followed by the first match of the tournament between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and newcomers Multan Sultans, the match will start at 9:00 p.m.

The Trophy for the Pakistan Super League 2018 (PSL 3) was presented yesterday at the Dubai Cricket Stadium. Before the unveiling of the trophy at the Stadium, a special 'Uber Trophy Transfer' was carried out.

The Trophy was collected from the Swarovski office in an Uber Chopper that took off from Atlantis Helipad, the helicopter landed in the Me'aisem City Center.

In the centre of the city of Me'aisem, league's trophy was received by the captain of the reigning champions, Peshawar Zalmi captain Daren Sammy, who was driven to the place in an Uber Limousine. The captains of the other five franchises Brendon McCullum (Lahore Qalandars), Shoaib Malik (Multan Sultans), Misbahul Haq (Islamabad United), Imad Wasim (Karachi Kings) and Sarfraz Ahmed (Quetta Gladiators) were also present in the car.

In addition to the Uber limousine, the car fleet also included two Teslas. Sammy and the rest of the captains were taken to the Dubai Cricket Stadium where the trophy was unveiled.

This year three new trophies of individual prizes have been added for the best performers in the Pakistan Super League this year. These include Player of the Tournament, The Best Batter, The Best Bowler, Safest Hands (Wicket-Keeper), the Best Player in the Field and Spirit of Cricket Award.