Brief Introduction to the new PSL 6 Anthem:
On Saturday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) released the Pakistan Super League PSL 6 Anthem “Groove Mera” nationwide. The song features Naeebo Lal, Aima Baig, and Young Stunners. PCB refers to the anthem as “It refers to moments of finesse that one finds in the heart of every cricket match.”
The video was directed by Fida Moin and composed by Xulfi and Adnan Dhool including six leading cricketers and their franchises respectively named Shadab Khan (Islamabad United), Shan Masood (Multan Sultans), Sarfaraz Ahmed (Quetta Gladiators). Babar Azam (Karachi Kings), Shaheen Shah Afridi (Lahore Qalandars), and Wahab Riaz (Peshawar Zalmi).
Cricket Spectator’s reactions to the song:
After the release of the official Anthem of PSL 6, there is abuzz on Twitter. It was believed that the Anthem will bring out regional folk and urban sounds of pop and hip-hop and will be an instant hit, but it doesn’t go that way. So far, the song got mixed reviews and mainly got a lot of criticism.
Reviews of PSL 6 Song 2021 Groove Mera
Memes stating “Tum se na ho paye ga” and “Ye maine kya kardiya” flooding Twitter.
One user tweeted a meme of a sad boy with a disappointing appearance stating “ye maine kya kardiya”
— Tayyaba Chhh (@Tbunnyyy) February 6, 2021
Another user stated that we couldn’t understand the melody
— Nimrah (@IamFlawFull) February 6, 2021
Another user showed the following reaction after listening to the song
— JahanZaib (@JahanZaibb_) February 6, 2021
One fan felt disappointed while comparing Ali Zafar’s song 2020 to the new PSL 6 Anthem stating:
— R O M E O 🔥 (@Seksy_boY) February 6, 2021
Fans felt deceived and heartbroken after the release of the Anthem
— HASAANK (@Pakibrand) February 6, 2021
— Aamina Noor (@i_am_amina_noor) February 6, 2021
Fans missing Ali Zafar’s song:
After all the criticism, it seems that the cricket fans and followers are missing Ali Zafar. Nationwide fans are asking Ali Zafar to release his song too.
— Aveem Ahmed (@AveemAhmed) February 6, 2021
— Zaigham Tejani (@TejaniZaigham) February 6, 2021
Cricket Fans vented out their disapproval for the Anthem and are requesting Ali to come up with his new composition. Soon after the trend against “Groove Mera” started on Twitter, the famous Rockstar singer Ali Zafar tweeted “Ab kya ker diya mein ne?”
Ab kya ker diya mein ne?
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) February 6, 2021
Bhai hazir hai 😎👊🏻 pic.twitter.com/94QFpLy7Ki
— B I L A L 🔥 🇵🇰 (@Bilalabbassii) February 6, 2021
Does “Groove Mera” deserve such harsh criticism from the fans? The question remains unanswered.