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HBL PSL 8: Rizwan and Shaheen hold pre-match pressers

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Multan, 12 February 2023Opposite captains, Mohammad Rizwan of Multan Sultans and Lahore Qalandars’ Shaheen Shah Afridi, held their media conferences ahead of Monday’s HBL Pakistan Super League 2023 match at the Multan Cricket Stadium.

Both the media conferences are available here for free download and editorial use.

Toss for the HBL PSL 8 opener will take place at 7.30pm, with the first ball to be bowled at 8pm. Afterwards, both the sides will hold post-match media conferences.

Before the start of Multan Sultans versus Lahore Qalandars match, the HBL PSL 8 opening ceremony will be held. One of the major attractions of the ceremony will be the performances of Abdullah Siddiqui, Asim Azhar, Faris Shafi and Shae Gill, the singers of the HBL PSL 8 anthem.

Lahore Qalandars will defend the title, they won after defeating Multan Sultans by 42 runs at the Gaddafi Stadium, which will again stage the final on 19 March. A total of 34 matches will be played with Multan hosting five, Karachi and Lahore nine each and Rawalpindi 11.

On Monday, 13 February, at around 7.15pm, Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi captains will hold their media conferences at the National Bank Cricket Arena in the lead up to their Tuesday’s match, which will also commence at 8pm.

Schedule of upcoming matches (The 13 and 14 February matches will start at 8pm. Other matches will begin at 7pm)

13 Feb - Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars, Multan Cricket Stadium

14 Feb - Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi, National Bank Cricket Arena

15 Feb - Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators, Multan Cricket Stadium

16 Feb - Karachi Kings v Islamabad United, National Bank Cricket Arena

17 Feb - Multan Sultans v Peshawar Zalmi, Multan Cricket Stadium

18 Feb - Karachi Kings v Quetta Gladiators, National Bank Cricket Arena

Previous HBL PSL media releases:

20 Jan - HBL PSL 8 schedule announced

24 Jan - Fans to nominate Hamaray Heroes for HBL PSL 8

25 Jan - Teams strengthen rosters in HBL PSL 8 replacement draft

31 Jan - Babar Azam will aim to notch maiden century in HBL PSL

1 Feb – Shaheen raring for his comeback in HBL PSL 2023

2 Feb - Babar, Sarfaraz and Shaheen feature in special edition of PCB Podcast

3 Feb – New boys on the block

4 Feb – Fakhar, Haris and Sharjeel on making of aggressive openers

5 Feb – Amir, Shaheen, Wahab and Wasim on fast bowlers in HBL PSL

6 Feb – Azam and Usama join Amir, Fakhar, Wahab on HBL PSL’s impact on their careers

7 Feb – Match officials for HBL PSL 8 announced

7 Feb - Imad, Rizwan and Shadab feature in 44th edition of PCB Podcast

8 Feb - Aqib Javed previews HBL PSL 8 for Lahore Qalandars

8 Feb – Andy Flower previews HBL PSL 8 for Multan Sultans

9 Feb - HBL PSL 8 trophy unveiled at historic Shalimar Gardens

10 Feb – Azhar Mehmood previews HBL PSL 8 for Islamabad United

10 Feb – Moin Khan previews HBL PSL 8 for Quetta Gladiators

11 Feb  - Johan Botha previews HBL PSL 8 for Karachi Kings

11 Feb – Daren Sammy previews HBL PSL 8 for Peshawar Zalmi

12 Feb -  Ready, Steady, Go! HBL PSL 8 begins tomorrow

12 Feb - Players and coaches gear up for exciting rivalries