As the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) 2020 edges closer, fans are eagerly waiting for the tournament’s official anthem named “Tayyar Hain” (We are Ready).
The song is a collaboration between Pakistani rock icon Ali Azmat, folk music legend Arif Lohar, former Awaz singer Haroon Rashid, and famous pop artist Asim Azhar.
The anthem will be released today and will be broadcasted across all major television channels.
A total of 22 instruments have been used in creating Tayyar Hain, including indigenous instruments such as tumba, chimta, rubab and harmonium, and the video also casts Pakistan star cricketers Babar Azam, Hasan Ali, Rumman Raees, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Shan Masood.
Speaking about the anthem, here’s what the singers had to say.
Arif Lohar: The PSL 2020 anthem brings together some of Pakistan’s best artists and getting to be a part of this song is something I will cherish for a very long time.
Ali Azmat: I feel honored that I got to sing the PSL 2020 anthem along with such talented artists. It will be something special to see packed stadiums in Pakistan with people from all walks of life singing and dancing to this song.
Haroon Rashid: The PSL 2020 anthem and video truly encapsulate the feeling of excitement that grips the entire nation as we approach PSL 2020.
The tournament will kick off from 20th February and the matches will be held in four different venues; Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi, and Multan.