The 4th Season of Pakistan Super League (PSL) is all set to kick-off on February 14th. Pakistan Cricket Board is leaving no stone unturned to make the event a real festivity. The opening ceremony of PSL 2019 will witness a galaxy of stars. Famous national and international stars will be enthralling the audiences across the world.
Do you want to know how to watch this glittering ceremony live? Keep reading so you get to it.
How to Watch PSL Opening Ceremony Live in Your Country:
You can view the opening ceremony live on the PTV Sports. This is the official media partner of PSL.
You can also view the ceremony live on other sports channels such as:
- Geo Super
- Willow Cricket
- Ten Cricket
- Ten Sports
Another option is Youtube where the fans can check for the find the live stream of the ceremony.
India will get to view the PSL opening ceremony and matches live for the first time. Thanks to the live streaming feature on the DSport Channel.
In order to watch the ceremony live in UAE, see this guide.
If you plan to watch the Ceremony from the USA and Canada, you can do so on the Willow TV.
In UK people can view the event ceremony live on Prime TV. Consult this guide for all PSL streaming options in UK.
Cricket fans in South Africa don’t have to feel left behind. They can watch all matches including the beginning ceremony on SuperSport channel.
In Sri Lanka, PSL fans can watch the ceremony live on the Dialog TV.
In Bangladesh, people can view it live on Gazi TV.
PSL Fans in Saudi Arabia can tune to the OSN Sports for watching the ceremony and tournament live.
In the Caribbean, people can tune in to Flow Sports to watch the ceremony as well as the matches live.
Whereas in Kenya, people can tune in to Star Times for the same.
In the rest of the countries, people can use the platform of Cricket Gateway to view PSL live, as it is the official live streaming partner of the tournament.
The tickets for the opening ceremony and the first match of PSL 2019 were available for about ten days back. You can check for tickets if still available in this guide. There are a few sites such as Q Tickets that let you book all PSL tickets online. However, all the seats with great viewing options have been sold out. There are only two categories of tickets available now – international and normal. While the former costs around $16USD, the latter costs around $11 per person.
Date, Time and Venue
Date: The starting ceremony of the PSL 2019 will take place on Thursday, February 14th, 2019.
Time: 6:00 pm UAE | 7:00 pm PST
Venue: The venue is the famous Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
As soon as the ceremony is over, the first match of the tournament will follow. The defending champions Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars will contest each other. This match will also take place in the same stadium.
This year, there are slight changes in the tournament venues. For the first time, four matches in the beginning stages will go on in Abu Dhabi. The other initial matches will take place in Dubai and Sharjah. However, the tournament will return to its homeland, Pakistan, for the last 8 matches. Lahore and Karachi are the two cities that will host the matches in Pakistan. The finals of PSL 2019 will comes off on 17th March 2019 in Karachi.
Following are the key performers in PSL opening ceremony for season 4 2019.
- Marcia Barrett
- Shuja Haider
- Fawad Khan
- Aima Baig
Why This Year’s PSL is Very Special?
PCB is making the world take notice of the popularity of the PSL tournament. PCB has hired Pitbull this time to perform at the opening ceremony. Pitbull is one of the most famous American singers, one who has huge fan following around the world.
It is believed that the PCB has paid around $0.7 million to the singer to render a 10-minute performance.
Apart from Pitbull, the opening ceremony will also witness performances from other stars. These include Marcia Barrett, Shuja Haider, Fawad Khan, and Aima Baig. Now it is confirm that Pitbull will perform at the opening ceremony of PSL 2019 on the 14th of February.