Peshawar Zalmi, one of the five Pakistan Super League franchises, have announced plans to "transcend beyond the field of cricket" as they prepare for action in early 2016.
The Pakistan Super League 2016 gets underway on 4th February and here is our preview of the tournament, taking an in-depth look at each squad and making some predictions.
Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman will not be taking part in the Pakistan Super League after injuring his shoulder during the second Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe in Khulna.
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West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy expressed his excitement over participating in the upcoming Pakistan Super League where he plays for the Peshawar Zalmi franchise.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) interim chairman Najam Sethi on Tuesday announced via Twitter that the PCB is keen to organise a Pakistan Super League (PSL) in January 2015 in the United Arab Emirates.
Nottinghamshire fast bowler Luke Fletcher will enter the draft process of the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League which gets underway in February 2016.
Representatives from Omar Associates, Quetta Gladiators and the International Cricketers Association came together to announce their partnership at a press conference in London on Thursday.
The franchises in the Pakistan Super League finalised their squads for the inaugural edition as the draft process came to an end at the end of day two.
Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait, who is currently playing for the Peshawar Zalmi team in the Pakistan Super League feels that the tournament has a bright future in the upcoming years.
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has signed up for the upcoming inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League which will be played in the United Arab Emirates.
Recently retired Australian wicket-keeper batsman Brad Haddin has been the latest addition to the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League, which will be held in the United Arab Emirates next year.
In a 12-month period that has already seen two global cricket tournaments perhaps the most exciting event was the launch of the Pakistan Super League.
Mohammad Hafeez will be featuring in the upcoming Pakistan Super League as a specialist batsman after the tournament organisers decided to follow the rules and regulations of the International Cricket Council.
New Zealand Cricket has cleared the way for Grant Elliott to participate in the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League which begins in February 2016 in the United Arab Emirates.
The Pakistan Cricket Board on Sunday announced that their high profile Twenty20 tournament, Pakistan Super League, will be held in Dubai and Sharjah.
Peshawar Zalmi continued their winning run in the Pakistan Super League after comfortably chasing down 153 against the Islamabad United in the 13th game with the help of an unbeaten 80 from Tamim Iqbal.
Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has joined the draft of the Pakistan Super League Twenty20 tournament which will be held in Dubai and Sharjah in February 2016.
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen confirmed his participation in the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League.
Atif Rana, the country manager of the Qatar Lubricants Company, which owns the Lahore franchise in the Pakistan Super League, stated that the pressure will be on the other teams when they face a star-studded Lahore Qalandars lineup in the inaugural edition.
England explosive batsman Luke Wright expressed his disappointment at missing out on the selection for the upcoming 2016 World Twenty20 tournament which will be played in India.
Aizaz Cheema bowled a fabulous final over where he conceded just six runs and went on to pick two wickets as Quetta Gladiators defeated Peshawar Zalmi by just one-run in the first play-off in Dubai and became the first team to reach the finals of the Pakistan Super League.
Mohammad Asghar and Wahab Riaz picked three-wicket hauls as Peshawar Zalmi started their campaign with a 24-run victory over Islamabad United while defending 145 in the third game of the Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
The Peshawar franchise of the Pakistan Super League has roped in former England coach Andy Flower as a batting coach and mentor.
Exceeding all expectations and silencing its critics, the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League turned out to be overwhelmingly successful.
Brad Haddin and Misbah-ul-Haq played fluent knocks following a three-wicket haul from Mohammad Irfan as Islamabad United reached the semi-finals of the Pakistan Super League after defeating Lahore Qalandars by five wickets in game 20 in Dubai.
Shahid Afridi registered his career best Twenty20 figures of seven for five as he restricted Quetta Gladiators to 129 following which Dawid Malan scored an unbeaten 60 to chase down the target with eight wickets in hand in the 17th match of the Pakistan Super League.
Cameron Delport scored 78 runs and also picked a three-wicket haul as Lahore Qalandars managed to edge out Peshawar Zalmi by four runs in the 15th game of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah.
The West Indies Cricket Board has refused to grant a No Objection Certificate to Jason Holder in order to participate in the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League.
Asif Ali scored a blistering 31 off 17 deliveries as Islamabad United chased down 129 in the 19th over against the Karachi Kings in the 16th game of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah.
West Indies all-rounder Kevon Cooper has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the game against Quetta Gladiators in the ongoing Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat expressed his disappointment at not being picked up in the player draft of the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League.
Dwayne Smith and Brad Haddin scored fine half-centuries to help Islamabad United chase down 175 against the Quetta Gladiators in 18.4 overs with six wickets in hand in the final game in Dubai to win the inaugural edition of the Pakistan super League.
Grant Elliott was once again amongst the wickets as he picked a four-wicket haul to restrict Karachi Kings to 126 following which the Quetta Gladiators batsmen chased down the target in the penultimate over to secure a five-wicket win in the 14th match of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah.
The draft process for selecting the players for the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League got underway on Monday as Quetta Gladiators picked former England batsman Kevin Pietersen.
Bismillah Khan led the Quetta Gladiators onslaught as they chased down 202 against the Lahore Qalandars off the final delivery in the 18th match of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah to reclaim the top position.
Saeed Ajmal weaved magic around the Karachi Kings batsmen as Islamabad United successfully defended 132 runs despite a valiant all-round effort from Ravi Bopara going in vain in the sixth match of the Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
Sarfraz Ahmed played a responsible knock of unbeaten 51 to guide Quetta Gladiators home in a chase of 118 by seven wickets against Islamabad United in game 11 of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah.
Luke Wright lit the stage on fire with an unbeaten 86 after Mohammad Nawaz's four-wicket haul restricted Islamabad United to 128 registering an eight-wicket victory for Quetta Gladiators in the opening game of the Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
Former England coach Andy Flower on Thursday confirmed his participation in the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League as mentor of the Peshawar franchise.
Sharjeel Khan and Shane Watson scored 79 runs each as Islamabad United chased down 167 against the Lahore Qalandars in just 15.5 overs with eight wickets in hand in the ninth game of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah.
Ravi Bopara's blistering knock of 67 went in vain as Peshawar Zalmi managed to edge out the Karachi Kings by just three runs while defending a total of 182 runs in the 10th match of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah.
A blistering knock of 85 runs from just 45 balls from Brad Hodge gave Peshawar Zalmi a five-wicket win against Karachi Kings in the 19th match of the Pakistan Super League in Dubai and also took the team to the pole position of the points table.
Tamim Iqbal scored an unbeaten half-century after Peshawar Zalmi bowlers restricted Lahore Qalandars to 117 ensuring a convincing nine-wicket victory in the fifth match of the Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
Quetta Gladiators held their nerve to chase down 136 in the penultimate delivery with three wickets in hand against Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai to register their third consecutive win in the Pakistan Super League.
Ahmed Shehzad scored a 46-ball 71 and added a 92-run opening stand with Luke Wright to help Quetta Gladiators chase down 148 with eight wickets and 16 deliveries to spare against the Karachi Kings in the fourth game of the Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
Umar Akmal slammed a blistering 93 while Cameron Delport scored his maiden fifty in the tournament as Lahore Qalandars flexed their batting muscle to hand the Quetta Gladiators their first defeat in the Pakistan Super League.
Lendl Simmons and Shakib Al Hasan slammed fluent fifties as Karachi Kings made short work of the 126-run target set by Lahore Qalandars by chasing it down in just 15.5 overs to claim a seven wicket victory in the second game of the Pakistan Super League in Dubai.
Ravi Bopara scored an unbeaten 71 with the bat and followed it with an unbelievable six-wicket haul from his four overs to take Karachi Kings to a 27-run victory against the Lahore Qalandars in the 12th game of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah.