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The PSL is back

Courtesy:  The News The third edition of the Pakistan Super League promises to be the biggest one yet, with the Multan Sultans becoming the sixth franchise to join the T20 competition and three games scheduled to be held in Pakistan. Most intriguingly, the final will be played in Karachi – the first international match to be played in the city since 2009. Once again there will be a gluttony of international stars for cricket fans to feast on, with Brendon McCullum, Kevin Pietersen, Imran Tahir and Kieron Pollard among those signed up by the franchises. Among the favourites for the tournament will be the Quetta Gladiators, finalists in the first two tournaments, and the efficient Islamabad United. For cricket fans in Dubai, Sharjah, Lahore and Karachi, the PSL promises to be a rare treat of high-quality action. The run-up to the tournament was marred by the usual bureaucratic in-fighting, lawsuit threats and chaos. But, as is always the case with cricket and Pakistan, once the sho