Peshawar Zalmi players reached Karachi on Thursday night after the team beat Quetta Gladiators and Karachi Kings in the knockout games to qualify for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018.
The squad, comprising of both local and foreign players led by Darren Sammy, departed from Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport for Karachi.
“My message, I want to see this colour in the stadium,” Sammy said while pointing towards Yellow colour. “All Zalmi. All Zalmi in the stadium.”
He said that Zalmi holds strong believe in themselves and play as a team. “I am here to defend my title.”
Meanwhile, team owner Javed Afridi said called the PSL journey for the Zalmi as ‘amazing’.
“Darren’s leadership is very much important for us, the team has won hearts of Pakistanis. I don’t have words on how Lahore supported us and all credit goes to Sammy for it,” Afridi said.
Ibitisam Sheikh, Taimur Sultan, Umaid Asif and Khalid Usman will arrive in Karachi on the next flight.
Earlier, the players shared pictures on social media ahead of their departure.
Peshawar Zalmi will play Islamabad United in the final at National Stadium, Karachi on Sunday, March 25.
Originally posted on Geo.tv