DUBAI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) edition 2 kicks off today with the opening ceremony being held at Dubai International Stadium.
Peshawar Zalmi takes on defending champion Islamabad United.
The opening ceremony started with the national anthems of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Organisers have billed it to be an entertaining event, with celebrity appearances and a fireworks display.
The stadium floodlights have been switched off, while LED lights of different hues are being used for a lights display in addition to live performance by musicians.
Drummers suspended from the top wearing fancy clothes put on quite a show.