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PSL 5: South African icon Faf du Plessis to land in Karachi for the first time on Nov. 10


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

07th Nov, 2020. 11:45 am
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Ahead of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 5 remaining matches, South African cricketer Faf du Plessis to arrive Karachi for the first time on November 10.

Faf du Plessis will land in Karachi to join Peshawar Zalmi squad for PSL 5 playoffs, set to begin from November 14 at National Stadium.

England’s Samit Patel – who will play for Lahore Qalandars – is the first player to arrive in Karachi on November 6.

Patel said in a video statement after his arrival that he’s looking forward to the play-offs of the PSL that will begin from November 14.

“I’ve arrived in Karachi and looking forward to the play-off stage of Pakistan Super League and hope that Qalandars can win the trophy,” he said in the statement.

Qalandars’ David Wiese and Dan Villas will arrive in Karachi on Saturday while Ben Dunk will arrive during the wee hours on Sunday.

Moreover, to join the Zalmi squad, Darren Sammy and Carlos Brathwaite of West Indies will land in Karachi tomorrow.

Zalmi’s players who are engaged in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy will join the squad after the third round which ends on Monday, November 9.

On the other hand, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has arranged several practice sessions for the teams ahead of the playoffs.

Peshawar Zalmi, Lahore Qalandars, Karachi Kings and Multan Sultans will be seen in action in the remaining matches.

Due to weather issues, the matches have been shifted to Karachi from Lahore.

All four teams will play practice matches and intra-squad games as well.

The foreign players of Lahore Qalandars will start arriving in Karachi from Saturday (today). Those of Multan Sultans will arrive on Sunday (tomorrow) and Monday.

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