Season two of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) kicks off today with the opening ceremony being held at Dubai International Stadium.
The opening ceremony started with the national anthems of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Organisers have billed it to be an entertaining event, with celebrity appearances and a fireworks display.
The stadium floodlights have been switched off, while LED lights of different hues are being used for a lights display in addition to live performance by musicians.
Drummers suspended from the top wearing fancy clothes put on quite a show.And we spot a woman among them too!
Celebrity and TV show host Fahad Mustafa is trying to charge up the crowd with chants of “This league belongs to the whole of Pakistan”.
Songs in the four provincial languages are being played, as dancers in traditional wear take center stage. A projector is projecting images of Pakistan’s famous monuments.
Pakistan’s alternative anthem by Junaid Jamshed, Dil Dil Pakistan is playing with the crowd singing along. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s patriotic song Pakistan Pakistan is being played… see more