In a glittery launch event at Movenpick, Karachi, Quetta Gladiators have unveiled their official kits for Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020.
The Quetta Gladiators arrived at the ceremony wearing body armors covering their official kits.
Shane Watson, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Ben Cutting, Fawad Ahmed, Tymal Mills, Umar Akmal, Ahmad Shahzad, Mohammad Hasnain, Nasim Shah, Mohammad Nawaz among others were there at the event.
The franchise’s official mascot, Gladdy, team’s official song, and new brand ambassador, Bilal Ashraf, also announced during the ceremony.
Pakistan’s heartthrob, Bilal Ashraf, received his jersey from Quetta Gladiators’ owner, Nadeem Omar.
One of the country’s biggest cricket fans, Chacha Cricket, was also present for the launch event.
PSL 2020: Winners to get $500k, runners up $200k
Moreover, this year’s winner of Pakistan Super League will take home the $500,000 cash prize.
While the runners up will receive a cheque of $200,000
The league in a press release shared that the tournament will carry total prize money of US$1 million, with $4,500 set aside for each player of the match award given at the end of each match.
According to the statement, $80,000 will equally distribute to player of the tournament.
Which includes best batsman, best bowler and for the spirit of cricket award.
“The remaining amount will be distributed for other match-related awards like best catch, best run-out and most sixes,” said the press release.
However, the fifth edition of PSL all set to kick off from February 20 in Karachi.
The 34-match tournament will be the biggest cricket tournament to take place in Pakistan after the Asia Cup in 2008.
The six-team tournament will held across four venues with Karachi staging nine matches, Lahore 14 matches, Rawalpindi eight and Multan three matches.
In the opening match defending champions, Quetta Gladiators will take on two-time former winners Islamabad United at the National Stadium in Karachi.