Since the invention of One Day International (ODI) matches, popularity of cricket is increasing day by day. As the people are spending hectic routine. This tradition is further renovated after the invention of T20 format of cricket, which was first invented in England.
Now Twenty-20 has been adopted at international level as T20i. First it was introduced as T20 leagues in England and Australia.Then it emerged at competitive level in 2007 with commencement of first T20i World Cup, which was won by India and Pakistan remained runner-up. This was another milestone in the history of international cricket.
After this different teams thought to begin international leagues on the footsteps of football leagues. Australia was first with Big-Bash League, while India was second with first controversial Indian Cricket League and then Indian Premier League. Although, these leagues were introduced by Australia and England.
However, it got more success in India. Following the Indian initiative, first Bangladesh came up with Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and then Sri Lanka with the Sri Lankan Premier League now Lankan Premier League. Pakistan was a bit late with UAE based Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Currently, PSL-5 is going to conclude. For the first time, Lahore Qalanders are facing Karachi Kings. Emerging team Multan Sultans is out of the race.While, previous champions Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United were not able to perform well. This time, Peshawar Zalmi, Multan Sultans, Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalanders were able to reach among Top-4 standings, Champion and Runner Up yet to be decided.
Peshawar Zalmi, Multan Sultans, Karachi Kings
and Lahore Qalanders
were able to reach among Top-4 standings.
Although, PCB has signed an agreement of broadcasting for three years with state owned broadcaster PTV Sports. However, public is not able to get live video streaming on YouTube. Therefore, you can watch live streaming on Junoon TV android application and their website as well.