PSL Final: Islamabad United to face Peshawar Zalmi today

Luke Ronchi's sublime form and Asif's late cameo helped Islamabad United to lift PSL trophy

Luke Ronchi's sublime form and Asif's late cameo helped Islamabad United to lift PSL trophy

Wahab Riaz of Peshawar Zalmi plays a shot during the Pakistan Super League final match between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United at the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi on March 25, 2018.

Photos Planned.Pakistan's biggest city will witness a high-profile cricket match for the first time in nine years when the Pakistan Super League final is staged amid heavy security at a newly renovated National Stadium in Karachi. The side had bagged the PSL in its inaugural edition in 2016.

It's been nearly a decade since National Stadium Karachi hosted the game of Cricket featuring International Players as Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test Match held here from February 21-25 was the last time, spectators watched their national heroes competing with foreigners. On March 3, 2009, the bus carrying the visiting cricketers, part of a large convoy, was sacked upon by 12 gunmen near Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

"This match will send a positive image of Pakistan across the world".

Six Pakistani policemen and two civilians were killed, while six members of the Sri Lanka team were injured.

"Sethi is very courageous in his decision making", said Clarke, also the head of Pakistan Task Team formed to help revive worldwide cricket in Pakistan.

However, the PCB continued in its efforts to convince foreign nations to begin touring Pakistan.

But a reluctance from some worldwide PSL players to play in Pakistan remains. Spectators might have to wait in long queues hours before the evening final and will get into the stadium only after going through at least three security checkpoints.

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"In the end of the day cricket is the victor, so far the city has been great".

Love of the game also brought 14-year-old Maaz Ahmed to the ground.

On the other hand, celebrities are supporting their favorite teams.

Peshawar was led by West Indian Sammy, while Islamabad United featured stand-in captain JP Duminy of South Africa.

Prior to the beginning of the Final, a Closing Ceremony will also take place at the venue wherein Strings, Shahzad Roy, Ali Zafar, Farhan Saeed and Aima Baig will perform.

A delighted PCB chairman Najam Sethi told the Karachi crowd that he hoped they would return when the West Indies plays three Twenty20 internationals there on April 1-3.

Sethi said the budget was being prepared for improving Peshawar and Rawalpindi stadiums' condition.