Former squash participant Jahangir Khan will carry the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) 2020 trophy to the Nationwide Stadium, Karachi on February 19, in accordance with an announcement issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Sunday.
The participant stated that will probably be a “remarkable moment” for him and he’s wanting ahead to the ceremony.
He appreciated the PCB’s efforts for the “resumption of top-flight cricket in the country” and stated that he hoped the occasion’s [PSL 2020] success would persuade worldwide groups belonging to different sports activities to come back to play within the nation.
Khan will enter the stadium with the trophy for its inauguration ceremony which is being held in Pakistan for the primary time and hand it over to Sarfaraz Ahmed, captain of the defending champions Quetta Gladiators.
The captain will then move the trophy to PCB chairman Ehsan Mani, who will formally inaugurate it together with the homeowners and captains of all groups taking part within the event.
The trophy has been designed by UK-based based mostly Ottewill Silversmiths. It has a crescent and star representing Pakistan and multi-coloured strips of enamel representing the colourful tradition of the nation.
It’s 65 centimetres lengthy and weighs eight kilogrammes.
The trophy will likely be utilized in all future occasions of the PSL and the names of yearly’s successful group will likely be engraved on it.
In the meantime, PCB Chief Government Wasim Khan stated he was grateful to the participant for turning into part of the ceremony, including that “it is an honour for the trophy itself that a great sportsman like Jahangir Khan will come into the National Stadium holding it.”
The PSL will likely be performed from Feb 20 to March 22 in 4 cities — Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan.