The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday unveiled the much-awaited Pakistan Super League (PSL) trophy in a blinding ceremony in Lahore.
The trophy-reveal ceremony was held on the historic Shalimar Gardens within the presence of PCB Administration Committee Chairman Najam Sethi, with franchise house owners and elite cricketers additionally in attendance.
The “24-karat Supernova Trophy” has been made in Pakistan and showcases the nation’s expert craftsmanship, an announcement from the PCB learn.
“Nationwide group’s motto, artistry, recognition and status had been conveyed within the model new Pakistan Tremendous League eight trophy,” the assertion mentioned.
The primary match of the PSL 8 will likely be happening on February 13 during which Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans can be dealing with one another on the Multan Cricket Stadium. The ultimate can be performed in Gaddafi stadium on March 19.
The three pillars of the trophy signify the nationwide cricket group’s motto: Unity, Ardour, and Power, whereas the primary pillar on the again is additional embellished with crystals, representing the dedication and exhausting work that has gone into guaranteeing the group’s success.
Sethi, whereas talking on this event, mentioned that PSL may be very near his coronary heart and he’s at all times dedicated to creating it greater, higher and stronger annually.
“With this in thoughts, and to additionally rejoice the top PCB occasion happening in entrance of residence followers, we determined to design a brand new trophy that encompasses our spirit as a proud nation and launch it on the Shalimar Gardens, which is a nationwide treasure and a logo of delight for all of us,” PCB chairperson highlighted.
“The Supernova Trophy is a testomony to the fervour and perseverance of Pakistani folks and serves as a supply of inspiration for future generations of gamers,” he added.
The PCB chief additionally mentioned that the creation of this trophy was a real labour of affection and, because the league continues to develop in success, additional including that “the trophy has change into a logo of excellence and achievement, one thing that gamers and groups attempt to carry and maintain aloft in victory annually”.
“I’ve little doubt this prestigious silverware will present additional incentive and motivation to the gamers, which, in flip, will get the most effective out of them to make this yr’s occasion most enjoyable, enthralling and entertaining for all of the cricket followers and followers inside and outdoors Pakistan”, Sethi remarked.