Recently after the terrorist attacks happened in Pakistan, there was a question mark on whether the PSL Final would be played in Lahore, and finally it has been decided that the plan will go as it was and with the help of Government and Pakistan Army, PSL Final will take place on Sunday 5th March 2017 in Lahore (Gaddafi Stadium).
After these attacks, many foreign players declined to visit Pakistan to play final. As Quetta Gladiators qualified for the finals but all the foreign players in that team backed off except their coach, Sir Vivian Richards and Julien Fountain (The Fielding Coach)
Javed Afridi, the owner of Peshawar Zalmi, recently confirmed that all the 5 foreign players in Peshawar Zalmi squad got the visa for Pakistan to play PSL Finals if they enter the Final. These 5 players are
- Darren Sammy
- Marlon Samuels
- Chris Jordan
- David Malan
- Samit Patil