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Cricketing ‘Junoon’ ends after enthralling final of PSL 3

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Celebrities, performers and politicians shared interesting photos on their social media accounts of the concluding match of Pakistan Super League held in National Stadium Karachi on 25th March. 

More than 30,000 spectators attended the match including celebrities like Farhan Saeed, Urwa Hocane, Shahid Afridi, Shehzad Roy, Ali Zafar, Amina Sheikh, Mahira Khan, Fawad Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi and Mikaal Zulfikar. Journalists like Waseem Badami and Iqrar-ul-Hassan also attended the match.

Popular personalities from every walk of life attended the match and celebrated the returning of international cricket to Karachi after a prolonged gap of nine years. The popularity of Pakistan Super League brought it in the top five international trends on social media yesterday.

Read more: The emotional impact of Karachi hosting PSL final & its significance

Politicians like Chairperson People’s Party Pakistan Bilawal Bhutto Zardari attended the match with his sister Aseefa Bhutto Zardari. Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister Sindh, was the honorary guest at the event. Later in the evening, Syed Murad Ali Shah distributed medals among the winning team.

All the celebrities and important personalities appreciated the efforts of security agencies and Pakistan Cricket Board in conducting a peaceful match in Pakistan’s largest city.

They also urged the Pakistan Cricket Board to hold the entire season of Pakistan Super League, next year in Pakistan. Najam Sethi, Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board announced to conduct matches next year in Hyderabad, Multan, and Rawalpindi.

Later on, notable politicians and Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa congratulated the winning team Islamabad United for lifting the PSL Trophy.

Read more: PSL 3 starts tomorrow, will feature three home games

John E. Warner, the United States’ Acting Consul-General in Pakistan, offered praise and congratulatory remarks to the PSL’s winning team. In his video message, he also said the US Consulate’s staff also conveyed their applause for Islamabad United.

Meanwhile, the celebrities continued to express their joy in their social media posts.