- Urdu version of the media release is attached here
Lahore, 20 February 2020: All-rounder Anwar Ali will replace Umar Akmal in the Quetta Gladiators’ line-up for the HBL Paksitan Super League 2020 following the event’s technical committee’s approval.
The technical committee is chaired by PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan and it includes Bazid Khan, Marina Iqbal, Sameer Khosa and Dr Sohail Saleem.
The 32-year-old comes in as a Silver category player and has turned out for Quetta Gladiators in all previous editions. Anwar has scored 191 runs and taken 23 wickets in 32 HBL PSL matches.
Quetta Gladiators, the defending champions, will begin their title defence tonight with the opening match of the fifth edition against two-time champion Islamabad United at the National Stadium, Karachi, at 9pm.