UPDATE: PSL Confirms Justin Bieber Will Not Be Performing At The Opening Ceremony Of PSL 2017.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has started talks with Justin Bieber to perform at the opening ceremony of Pakistan Super League Season 2.
According to reports, PCB reached Bieber on Sunday hoping to seal a deal for him to perform during the opening ceremony.
If successful the international music sensation, Canada born Bieber will help make the ceremony memorable for the audiences.
Last year, Sean Paul made a guest appearance on the opening ceremony of PSL’s first edition alongside other international and local celebrities.
This time PCB intends to invite more international celebrities to make the event bigger than before.
The opening ceremony of PSL Season 2 will take place on February 9, 2017. Following the ceremony, defending champions Islamabad United will play against Peshawar Zalmi.
The final of PSL will take place in Lahore
Pakistan Cricket Board official and Chairman of PSL Najam Sethi previously said that the final will take place in Lahore no matter what. But adding ‘Subject to security’ does not reflect his intentions.
The draft for Pakistan Super League 2017 was held on October 19,2016.
The biggest highlights of the event were Shahid Afridi announcing his step down from the captaincy of Peshawar Zalmi.
The team will be led by Darren Sammy who also led West Indies to victory in the last World T20 tournament.
Lahore Qalandars will now also be led by a different captain. Instead of Azhar Ali, the team will now be led by Brendon McCullum.