PSL 2019; Fans in frenzy after knowing Pitbull NOT performing at Pakistan Super League
Pitbull; the famed singer was due to perform at the PSL (Pakistan Super League) opening ceremony this year but he pulled out of the event at the last second.
The news was announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board on Feb 14th that the American Rapper named Pitbull, who was due for a performance at the opening ceremony of PSL; will not be making his much awaited appearance. PSL; the annual cricket competition is held each year in Pakistan to be played between six teams, starting from February and ending in March. The event, each year, takes place in Dubai, UAE. This year, Pitbull was due for making the start of the ceremony with his much anticipated performance. However, he had to withdraw from the event at the last moment due to not making it at the venue in time.
Pitbull released a statement to all the PSL fans via Twitter, stating that he is not able to attend the opening ceremony due to transport difficulties. He said,
“I want to start by saying that I was very excited to reach Dubai and start of the HBL (Habib Bank Limited) Pakistan Super League Tournament with a performance. However, unfortunately, as it was such a long flight, the pilots have taken the plane for a test flight. After they made the landing, pieces of engine started to break apart. Between the Pakistan Cricket Board and me, I tried my best to make it to Dubai. I want to say that I am sorry; I deeply apologize for all this. I already look forward to seeing you guys and thank you for all your love and support. I appreciate it all.”
PSL organizers saying on top of the Pitbull’s statement said they are saddened that Pitbull cannot make it for the opening ceremony but the show will go on.
They said, “We spoke with him a few times yesterday. He was devastated as he was looking forward to performing at the opening ceremony. However, the PSL ceremony will continue to proceed as planned with a wide array of other top artists. The PCB believes that the cricket fans will enjoy the evening and will also play their part in making this event successful.”