Lahore: The Orion Trophy for PSL 9 has been unveiled.
The trophy of PSL 9 was presented to eminent cricketers, franchise owners and Chairman PCB Mohsin Naqvi at Polo Ground of Race Course Park, Lahore.
The trophy also known as The Orion Trophy will be a source of inspiration for all the teams participating in the tournament. The trophy represents the competitive spirit of the Pakistan Super League, where every team aspires to be the best and shines brilliantly.
According to Chairman Mohsin Naqvi
Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Mohsin Naqvi said that PSL, HBL is entering its 9th season, and I am proud to say that PSL, HBL is a success for Pakistan cricket.
Today, as we unveil the Orion Trophy, we look forward to a month-long celebration of the beautiful game of cricket.
Pakistani people, who cherish every exciting moment of the game, have a deep emotional connection with PSL, HBL. With its high-action bowling, brilliant catches, and towering sixes, PSL, HBL is an emotional roller coaster.
I would like to thank the title sponsor of the league HBL, with their support they have truly developed the game of cricket in our country and have become synonymous with the name of the league. All the achievements over the past eight years are testament to HBL’s commitment to the Pakistan Super League.
I would also like to thank the representatives of all six teams here today and I wish them all the best for the season. The best team will lift this prestigious trophy.
About the trophy
In many mythologies and cultures, Orion is often associated with a well-known constellation located on the celestial equator. One of the most well-known and easily recognized star patterns in the night sky is the constellation Orion’s Belt, which is made up of three brilliant stars visible from both hemispheres.
Made of pure silver and plated in white gold, the elegant trophy adds prestige. It is plated with pure white gold, which represents the excellence of HBL Pakistan Super League. With an investment of 900+ hours of non-stop work and hand placement of 18,000 stones, this is something to be proud of.
PSL 9 Schedule
The match between Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars is scheduled on February 24 and March 9, the match on March 9 will be held at National Bank Stadium while the match on February 24 will be held at Gaddafi Stadium.
Like the previous edition, the upcoming ninth edition of PSL will be held in two parts. Multan Cricket Stadium and Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium will host 14 matches from February 17 to 27. The action will then shift to Pindi Cricket Stadium and Karachi’s National Bank Stadium for 16 matches from February 28 to March 12. After that, the playoffs will be held entirely in Karachi.