Run outs, poor shots hamper Peshawar Zalmi as they slump to second loss in three matches
The Misbah years were certainly not about it, but that quality, ineffably linked to Pakistan cricket, might be making a comeback
The 33-year-old fast bowler, on PSL debut, carved open the heart of Islamabad's batting and led Peshawar's defence of 176
The England quick, captain Imad Wasim and Shahid Afridi sliced through Quetta Gladiators' batting line-up and mitigated Karachi Kings' collapse of 6 for 13
Captain Shoaib Malik plays the finishers' role to perfection as defending champions Peshawar left to rue lack of runs in tournament opener
The defending champions managed to retain the spine of the title-winning team from last year and look formidable heading into this edition
Although the batting unit looks weak on paper, Karachi Kings, who will have Shahid Afridi in their side this year, have a threatening bowling attack to fall back on
The West Indian allrounder is back after serving a one-year doping ban, and should lift the spirits of a team that spent most of the 2017 season embroiled in a spot-fixing scandal
For a team that has finished last both seasons, will the 2018 edition bring a welcome change to one of the most high-profile franchises in the PSL?
Much of the Multan squad reads like a who's who of players who have proven themselves around the world for at least a decade or so
They have made each of the two finals so far, driven by a strong core of domestic talent and led by Pakistan's all-format captain Sarfraz Ahmed
The move stems from the Sharjah Cricket Stadium becoming a sought-after venue for hosting T20 leagues, which, as a result, is coming in the way of Pakistan's scheduling in the UAE
The fast bowler has also been named as advisor to the chairman on cricket affairs, although the scope of his role is unclear
The bonhomie between former players from the two countries in St Moritz underlines how it is a pity the two sides don't meet on the field
And how many times have five batsmen scored centuries in the same innings?
Pakistan are due to visit Zimbabwe for an all-format tour over July-August 2018, but there is a distinct possibility that the series may not go ahead at all
Which batsmen fare the best when their career is assessed based on their relative performance to others in every series they played in?
The ICC's security consultant was in the city to inspect a security rehearsal for the Pakistan Super League final, scheduled to be held at the National Stadium in March
Fawad Alam's 149 ensured Karachi Whites chased down 348 to beat Islamabad to the Regional Cup title