LAHORE: The much-awaited HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 got another official partner, when Oppo joined hand with them in a colourful ceremony held here at a local hotel on Thursday.

OPPO Pakistan CEO George Long and PCB Director Sales & Marketing Naila Bhatti were the official signatories at the signing ceremony, which was graced by cricketer Hassan Ali, PCB officials, journalists and Oppo management.

Speaking on the occasion, George Long said: “It is a proud moment for me as Oppo partners with the PSL. We support youth and it is our aim to promote and develop everything that the youth is interested in and involved with. Cricket is not just a game but a kind of culture for Pakistan’s youth offering a unique combination of sports, glamour and entertainment all together. With this tie-up with PSL and young Pakistani cricketer Hassan Ali, I am positive that Oppo will come closer to the hearts of millions of cricket loving youth in the country.”

Naila Bhatti said: “On behalf of the PCB, it gives me immense pleasure to announce our tie-up with Oppo as the official partner for PSL. Both cricket and Oppo have a huge following amongst the youth and I am sure this association will help in further promoting the true spirit of cricket amongst the youth of Pakistan.”

Meanwhile, Oppo also unveiled its first Pakistani Television Commercial (TVC) featuring the super talented cricketer Hassan Ali. Sharing his experience with Oppo, Hassan Ali said: “I was a little nervous, this is a different kind of performance, but I have to say, the experience was fantastic.

"I hope my fans like my first ever TVC that I have put my utmost passion and dedication in. I am very happy to represent OPPO, as I feel that it represents the youth of Pakistan.”