Karachi, 18th November: The play-off final of Pakistan Super League 5 (PSL5) was played between Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars yesterday in Karachi.
However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, spectators couldn’t participate, but fans all over the country couldn’t hold back their excitement on watching the final match of the series that got delayed in March.
The final trophy was taken by Karachi Kings after which celebrities poured in their congratulatory messages on social media. While showering Karachi Kings with accolades of praises they also appreciated the performance of Lahore Qalandars.
Mehwish Hayat, Adnan Siddiqui, Humayun Saeed, Ali Zafar, Asim Azhar, Aijaz Aslam and Farkhr-e-Alam were among the prominent ones to express their excitement on their Twitter accounts:
A thrilling finale to the #HBLPSLV . A well deserved win for the Karachi Kings and a fitting tribute to their late coach, Dean Jones. He would really have been proud today! 🏏🏆💙#KarachiKings #KKvLQ #PSL2020Final
— Mehwish Hayat TI (@MehwishHayat) November 17, 2020
All hail the lions of @KarachiKingsARY! Congratulations, champions of #PSL5. Well-deserved win! What a photo finish match! Kept us on the edge throughout. @babarazam258–man on fire! Incredible performance. Your genius has set the bar high for future players. Atta boy!
— Adnan Siddiqui (@adnanactor) November 17, 2020
Mubarak ho Karachi walo! Congratulations @Salman_ARY and the entire team of @KarachiKingsARY. It has indeed been a long wait but totally worth it, Alhamdulillah! Wish @ProfDeano was also with us tonight pic.twitter.com/hhna8kpC4L
— Humayun Saeed (@iamhumayunsaeed) November 17, 2020
Lahoriyo, Bhaee bhee Lahore se hai, laikin prediction prediction hoti hai 🧘♂️😊 Is mein jazbaat ka koi amal dakhal nahin hota. Pichle 4 seasons ki bhee check ker lo. In the end we are all Pakistanis. Enjoy the life kero😎🇵🇰 #KarachiKings #lahoreqalanders #PSL2020Final #Pakistan https://t.co/6LXRAQUEq1
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) November 17, 2020
Thank you to each and every cricketer, team & the whole crew for giving us such an amazing PSL completely in Pakistan for the first time. 💚🇵🇰 to many more cricket celebrations in Pakistan, InshaAllah 🙏🏽 Mubarak Karachi! Well played Lahore thru out. 🙌🏽
— Asim Azhar (@AsimAzharr) November 17, 2020
— aijaz aslam (@aijazz7) November 18, 2020
Congratulations to the champions @KarachiKingsARY @wasimakramlive @simadwasim @babarazam258 @Salman_ARY and most of all to the champion up in the skies Dean Jones…. #HBLPSLV #HBLPSL pic.twitter.com/03EjirlksD
— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) November 17, 2020
In addition, cricket fans around the world also congratulated the Karachi Kings and praised the Lahore Qalandars.