Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 finalists Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi reached National Stadium to take part in practice sessions at the ahead of the final.
The teams will practice amid strict security, with no fan access as the stadium and its environs have been closed to the general public. Only those with special passes will be granted entry into the stadium.
Before practice, both the teams will address media between 5-6pm, after which the captains, Darren Sammy and Misbah-ul-Haq, will pose with the PSL trophy.
The Islamabad United squad flew into Karachi from Dubai late Friday night. Among the foreign cricketers who reached Karachi were South African all-rounder JP Duminy, England’s Samit Patel, former New Zealand wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi, West Indian opener Chadwick Walton and Ashes winner Englishman Steven Finn.
On March 25, Karachi will be hosting its biggest cricket match in nine years ─ the Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Pakistan Super League 2018 showdown.