PSL MATCH SCHEDULE 2018

PSL MATCHES OUTLINE

pakistan super league 2018 T20

Are you looking for the PSL MATCH SCHEDULE 2018? Are you one of PSL lovers who want to know each and every detail about PSL 2018? Are you interested in knowing the teams to combat and which team will be facing which other team? Then you got it right, you are at the accurate spot. Since conclusion of PSL 2017 edition that was the second season of PSL T20 series, everyone was eagerly waiting for details of PSL match schedule 2018, the third edition. Schedule was announced by PCB a few days ago. This schedule announcement took place in provincial capital. This time PSL is expected to be a great grand event as compared to previous 2 seasons. Opening match will be played of 22nd of Feb 2018. Following this opening math there will be total 34 matches set to be played under the tournament title. Opening match will be the battle between champions of second season, “the Zalmis” and new addition “the Sultans”. Apart from qualifying, eliminator and finale there will be 34 matches. This schedule of points grabbing matches will continue till its conclusion on 25th of March 2018.

OPENING CEREMONY AND TIMINGS FOR MATCHES

Schedule of PSL 2018 is divided as per different cities that will host respective matches. As per the details announced for PSL match schedule 2018, 18 matches out of 34 will be held in Dubai, 13 matches will be hosted by Sharjah and for remaining 3 Pakistan will be the host. Among the matches to be played in the Pakistani grounds 2 will be hosted by Lahore and the last match, the finale will be hosted by Karachi National Stadium on the 25th of March 2018.

Opening ceremony as per local time will begin at local 8:00 PM. Timings for day time matches are 4:30 PM whereas for night time matches this time is 9:00 PM as per local time. For matches to be held in Pakistan, timings is not yet specified and will be provided close to the starting date of these matches. Matches at group stage will be hosted in Sharjah and Dubai grounds whereas eliminator matches are set to be for Lahore.

MATCHES SCHEDULE FOR PSL 2018

First 5 matches from Thursday 22nd Feb to Monday 26th Feb will be played in Dubai. Next five matches from 28th Feb, Wednesday to 4th March, Sunday will be hosted by Sharjah. Next 6 matches will be those played in the Dubai grounds again which will then be followed by 4 matches to be played in the Sharjah ground. Following the last international T20 match under PSL that will be-played in the Dubai ground, further matches will be played as 2 in Lahore and 1 in Karachi. As timings for eliminator and finale matches are yet to be announced, we will be informing these to you as we come to know it. Tickets will be available both manually and online close to the start of tournament. Enjoy the latest updates for all teams and matches by visiting us regularly.

 

PSL T20 2018 SCHEDULE

PSL 2018-THE GAME TO REMEMBER 

psl t20 2018 schedulePSL T20 2018, the famous Pakistan Super League will start from 22nd of February 2017. In the opening match there we will see a contrast battle amidst defenders and newcomers. Everyone is impatiently waiting to see the charm of new entrants. There are bets set among people regarding performance of new team as well as whether Zalmis will again be entitled as champions or some other will take the lead. Third season will comprise of 34 matches in total that will be spread over days from 22nd February 2018 to 25th March 2018. Just like previous 2 seasons majority of the matches will be played in the UAE mainly in Sharjah and Dubai.

WHATS NEW TO THE PSL

Addition of Sultans has resulted in six teams facing each other in the tournament. In group stages, each team will be playing twice. Close to the finale, the 4 teams securing highest points will qualify for play off stage. 2 eliminator matches will decide which teams will be in the battle ground for finale. It is expected that 3 matches will be played in Pakistan including finale. Previously it was stated that there would be 10 matches to be hosted in the Home country but now this number is reduced to 3 only. For matches to be held in Pakistan, Lahore is chosen for eliminator matches whereas Karachi is selected for finale.

A GO THROUGH TO THE PSL 2018 SCHEDULE

Talking about the matches` schedule for PSL T20 2018, as mentioned above, first match will be played among Sultans and Zalmis.   On the next day on one side Kings and Gladiators will be opposite to each other whereas other match will be between Sultans and Qalanders. Sultans will thus have back to back matches. Following this on February 24th Zalmi will again be in the ground against United and other half of the story will comprise of game between Gladiators and Qalanders. Next game will be on February 25th where Karachi Kings will face Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United will stand against Multan Sultans. There will be just one match on February 26th between Qalanders and Kings. On the next day of February 28th Gladiators will against strike their bats against United. Following this single match 2 matches will be played on the next day on 1st of March between Zalmi & Gladiators and Sultans & Kings. It will then be followed by a series of matches till March 16. After that there will be one qualifier match and 2 eliminator matches where it will be decided which games will compete for final trophy. Final is set to be held on 25th March 2018. Matches will be held in Dubai, Sharjah, Lahore and finale in Karachi. Opening match will start at 9:00/10:00 PM as per UAE time. Night time matches will start at 3:30/4:30 PM as per UAE timings. Tickets will be available close to the start of PSL T20 2018 season. For latest updates for PSL 2018, keep visiting our site.

PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE 2018 FIXTURES

PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE 2018 FIXTURESPakistan super league with its third edition is all set to happen in February 2018. This time a total of 6 teams will be combating for the trophy.Pakistan super league 2018 fixture has been decided. These 6 teams include

  • Peshawar Zalmi
  • Karachi Kings
  • Quetta Gladiators
  • Lahore Qalanders
  • Islamabad United
  • And newly added, Multan Sultans

Pakistan super league 2018 will start on February 22nd on Thursday and finale will be played on 25th March, 2018. Total 34 matches are scheduled to be held this season. Out of these 34 matches, 31 will be played overseas whereas three including finale will be played in the Pakistani grounds. Semi-finals are set for Lahore grounds whereas finale will be hosted by Karachi.

Following is the detailed breakup of Pakistan super league 2018 Fixture

Thursday, 22nd Feb 2018: 1st match between Peshawar Zalmi & Multan Sultans

Friday, 23rd Feb 2018: 2nd match between Karachi Kings & Quetta Gladiators

Friday, 23rd Feb 2018: 3rd match between Multan Sultans & Lahore Qalanders

Saturday, 24th February 2018: 4th match between Islamabad United & Peshawar Zalmi

Saturday, 24th February 2018: 5th match between Quetta Gladiators & Lahore Qalanders

Sunday, 25th Feb 2018: 6th match between Multan Sultans & Islamabad United

Sunday, 25th Feb 2018: 7th match between Karachi Kings & Peshawar Zalmi

Monday, 26th Feb 2018: 8th match between Karachi Kings & Lahore Qalanders

Wednesday, 28th Feb 2018: 9th match between Islamabad United & Quetta Gladiators

Thursday, 1st March 2018: 10th match between Peshawar Zalmi & Quetta Gladiators

Friday, 2nd March 2018: 11th match between Karachi Kings & Multan Sultans

Friday, 2nd March 2018: 12th match between Islamabad United & Lahore Qalanders

Saturday, 3rd March 2018: 13th match between Quetta Gladiators & Multan Sultans

Saturday, 3rd March 2018: 14th match between Lahore Qalanders & Peshawar Zalmi

Sunday, 4th March 2018: 15th match between Karachi Kings & Islamabad United

Tuesday, 6th march 2018: 16th match between Multan Sultans & Peshawar Zalmi

Wednesday, 7th March 2018: 17th match between Quetta Gladiators & Multan Sultans

Thursday, 8th March 2018: 18th match between Lahore Qalanders & Islamabad United

Thursday, 8th March 2018: 19th match between Quetta Gladiators & Karachi Kings

Friday, 9th March 2018: 20th match between Lahore Qalanders & Multan Sultans

Friday, 9th March 2018: 21st match between Islamabad United & Peshawar Zalmi

Saturday, 10th March 2018: 22nd match between Karachi Kings & Multan Sultans

Saturday, 10th March 2018: 23rd match between Quetta Gladiators & Peshawar Zalmi

Sunday, 11th March 2018: 24th match between Lahore Qalanders & Karachi Kings

Tuesday, 13th March 2018: 25th match between Islamabad United & Multan Sultans

Wednesday, 14th March 2018: 26th match between Lahore Qalanders & Quetta Gladiators

Thursday, 15th March 2018: 27th match between Karachi Kings & Peshawar Zalmi

Thursday, 15th March 2018: 28th match between Islamabad United & Quetta Gladiators

Friday, 16th March 2018: 29th match between Lahore Qalanders & Peshawar Zalmi

Friday, 16th March 2018: 30th match between Karachi Kings & Islamabad United

Sunday, 18th March 2018: Qualifier match, teams to be known

Tuesday, 20th March 2018: 1st eliminator match

Wednesday, 21st March 2018 2nd eliminator match

Sunday, 25th March 2018: Finale

PAKISTAN PREMIER LEAGUE CRICKET 2018

Draft of Pakistan premier league cricket 2018 was held in November 2017. 3rd edition is get set to be played during the month of February, 2018. This draft session was held in Lahore in the National Academy for cricket on November 12, 2017, Sunday. This time there is a change to the whole plot with the addition of one more team to the squad. Yes more thrill, more adventure, more enjoyment, more competition will be experienced this time due to Multan Sultans being part of the PSL 2018 edition. This new franchise was selected from multiple new franchises that offered to be the 6th team of the Pakistan premier league cricket 2018. Tom Moody and Shoaib Malik respectively were announced to be the coach and the captain of Multan Sultans. Each of the five existing teams was permitted to keep 9 players each. Newest added team namely Multan Sultans being new, got their 9 pick of players from the players` pool that were released by 5 other franchises. That would definitely be of your interest to know that total 501 players including 193 local and 308 foreign players participated in the Pakistan premier league 2018. Each franchise was permitted to select one player from gold, platinum and diamond categories. Each of these were also allowed to choose 2 players from silver category as well as form list of emerging players for stacking up their squads with max 20 players. Now let`s talk about purse retained by each franchise. All franchises had amount of $1.2m. Players from platinum category will enjoy earnings between $140,000 & $200,000. In case of Diamond category, this amount will be at minimum of $70,000. Gold category players with minimum earning of $50,000 are no less good. For players forms silver category as well as belonging to emerging category were kept at cap of $22,000 & $10,000 respectively.

Want to know players retained by different franchises? Keep reading;

PLAYERS RETAINED BY KARACHIKINGS

Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Amir, Babar Azam, Ravi Bopara, Khurram Manzoor, Usama Mir, Usman Khan and captain Imad Wasim. Previously Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Rizwan played for Peshawar Zalmi whereas this time, he will be representing Karachi Kings.

PLAYERS RETAINED BY LAHORE QALANDARS

Sohail Khan, Bilawal Bhatti, Aamer Yamin, Cameron Delport, Yasir Shah, Fakhar Zaman, Sunil Narine, Umar Akmal and captain Brendon McCullum.

PLAYERS RETAINED ISLAMABAD UNITED

Asif Ali, Amad Butt, Iftikhar Ahmed, Samuel Badree, Shadab Khan, Rumman Raees, Andre Russel, Mohammad Sami and captain Misbah-ul-haq.

PLAYERS RETAINED QUETTA GLADIATORS

Asad Shafiq, Mir Hamza, Umar Amin, Mahmudullah, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Rilee Rossouw, Kevin Pietersen and captain Sarfraz Ahmed.

PLAYERS RETAINED PESHAWAR ZALMI

Mohammad Ashgar, Chris Jordan, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Kamran Akmal, Shakib-al-Hasan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hafeez and captain Darren Sammy.

PLAYERS RETAINED MULTAN SULTANS

As Multan Sultans is the newly added franchise in Pakistan premier league cricket 2018 so there is no retainer ship of previous players but there are pre-draft players. These names include Kashif Bhatti, Irfan Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Sohail Tanvir, Kumar Sangakkara, Kieron Pollard and Captain Shoaib Malik.

For latest updates and details about PSL 2018, keep visiting.

PSL FIXTURES AND VENUES 2018

pakistan super league 2018 schedule and venue

Third edition of PSL will be held in February, 2018. PSL FIXTURES AND VENUES 2018 for the 3rd edition is announced by PCB. Everyone is very excited for this event as their favorite domestic as well as international players will be part of this event. This is also a platform for new players to show their talent and an opportunity for PCB to choose the best players for their future national and international series. Schedule of PSL is all se to be held in Dubai and its finale will be held in Karachi. This time for finale Karachi is chosen so as to give a chance to another city to host this great battle of the teams. As per PSL FIXTURES AND VENUES 2018 announced out of total 34 matches to be played in PSL 2018, 31 matches will be played in Dubai and 3 matches will be hosted at Pakistani grounds. These 3 matches also include finale to be held in Karachi.

PSL 2018 SCHEDULE AS PER LATEST ANNOUNCEMENT BY PCB

First match will be held on 22nd Feb 2018 between the champions of PSL 2017 Peshawar Zalmi and newly added team Multan Sultans. This will be first match of Multan Sultans that will also be their opening match towards further seasons of PSL. Peshawar Zalmi being champions will be defending their title. During play off stages of PSL tournament, qualifier match will be played in UAE, Dubai. Eliminator one and eliminator two games will be hosted by Lahore grounds. As per PSL FIXTURES AND VENUES 2018 specified, all of the participating teams will play 2 matches each in their first round. In the second round top four teams will play playoffs depending upon the points secured by these during previous matches. Final match will be held in Karachi on 25th March, 2018 in National Stadium.

In the Breakup of PSL fixture and venue 2018 to be held in UAE, 18 matches are set to be held in Dubai whereas 13 will be hosted by Sharjah ground. Starting on Feb 22, 2017 first match will be between champions Zalmi and New comers Multan Sultans. Second match will be between Kings & Gladiators and Sultans & Qalanders. On the next day Saturday, 24 Feb 2017, United & Zalmi will face each other and on the other side Gladiators & Qalanders will be opposite to each other. This battle will continue till 16 March 2018 where it will be decided as which teams will be part of finale to be held in Karachi.

GET, SET GO

This time Abu Dhabi ground will host no matches of PSL. Important news for PSL lovers is that Chris Gayle will not be playing this time as he is not part of any team. As semi-finals will be hosted by Lahore, Chairman PCB Najam Sethi has assured to make best efforts for secure arrangements of matches in the Lahore and Karachi ground. There is much more to know and all this will be updated here. For knowing each and every happening with respect to PSL 2018, keep visiting.

PSL MATCH TIMING 2018

PSL MATCH TIMING 2018Want to know PSL match timing 2018 so as to adjust your schedule to enjoy all matches?

Here is the detailed PSL match timing 2018 along with details of teams playing each match.

Thursday, 22nd Feb 2018 at 10:00 PM PST: 1st match Multan Sultans & Peshawar Zalmi

Friday, 23rd Feb 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 2nd match between Karachi Kings & Quetta Gladiators

Friday, 23rd Feb 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 3rd match between Multan Sultans & Lahore Qalanders

Saturday, 24th February 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 4th match between Islamabad United & Peshawar Zalmi

Saturday, 24th February 2018 9:00 PM PST: 5th match between Quetta Gladiators & Lahore Qalanders

Sunday, 25th Feb 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 6th match between Multan Sultans & Islamabad United

Sunday, 25th Feb 2018 at 9:00 PST: 7th match between Karachi Kings & Peshawar Zalmi

Monday, 26th Feb 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 8th match between Karachi Kings & Lahore Qalanders

Wednesday, 28th Feb 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 9th match between Islamabad United & Quetta Gladiators

Thursday, 1st March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 10th match between Peshawar Zalmi & Quetta Gladiators

Friday, 2nd March 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 11th match between Karachi Kings & Multan Sultans

Friday, 2nd March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 12th match between Islamabad United & Lahore Qalanders

Saturday, 3rd March 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 13th match between Quetta Gladiators & Multan Sultans

Saturday, 3rd March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 14th match between Lahore Qalanders & Peshawar Zalmi

Sunday, 4th March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 15th match between Karachi Kings & Islamabad United

Tuesday, 6th march 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 16th match between Multan Sultans & Peshawar Zalmi

Wednesday, 7th March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 17th match between Quetta Gladiators & Multan Sultans

Thursday, 8th March 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 18th match between Lahore Qalanders & Islamabad United

Thursday, 8th March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 19th match between Quetta Gladiators & Karachi Kings

Friday, 9th March 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 20th match between Lahore Qalanders & Multan Sultans

Friday, 9th March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 21st match between Islamabad United & Peshawar Zalmi

Saturday, 10th March 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 22nd match between Karachi Kings & Multan Sultans

Saturday, 10th March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 23rd match between Quetta Gladiators & Peshawar Zalmi

Sunday, 11th March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 24th match between Lahore Qalanders & Karachi Kings

Tuesday, 13th March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 25th match between Islamabad United & Multan Sultans

Wednesday, 14th March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 26th match between Lahore Qalanders & Quetta Gladiators

Thursday, 15th March 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 27th match between Karachi Kings & Peshawar Zalmi

Thursday, 15th March 2018 at 9:00 PM PST: 28th match between Islamabad United & Quetta Gladiators

Friday, 16th March 2018 at 4:30 PM PST: 29th match between Lahore Qalanders & Peshawar Zalmi

Friday, 16th March 2018 9:00 PM PST: 30th match between Karachi Kings & Islamabad United

Sunday, 18th March 2018 9:00 PM PST: Qualifier match, teams to be known

Tuesday, 20th March 2018 Timing not yet final: 1st eliminator match

Wednesday, 21st March 2018 2nd eliminator match, Timing not yet final

Sunday, 25th March 2018: Finale as per PSL match timing 2018

PAKISTAN CRICKET PSL Schedule And Teams 2018

Psl schedule and teams 2018

Psl schedule and teams 2018

Pakistan cricket PSL 2018 will be held in a few months. We have gathered complete PSL schedule and teams 2018. PSL 3rd edition squads have been announced a few days before on November 17. Draft of PSL 2018 was held in Lahore. As per rules for PSL, players of PSL were required to retain 9 players going to PSL draft. Sixth team is also a part of game this time in the form of Multan Sultans. After retention of the 9 players, 6 teams were required to select 11 more cricketers to take part in the 3rd edition of tournament using draft. We have gathered details of the Psl schedule and teams 2018. Each team has tried to get players that are worth choosing and that have good record.
ISLAMABAD UNITED has JP Duminy the South African from Platinum pool before selecting New Zealand and Australian cricketer Luke Ronchi, England Keeper Sam Billings and home all-rounder Fahim. Other joiners include Hussain Talat, Sahibzada Farhan and Zafar Gohar. Names of supplementary players include Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Hasan, David Willey and Alex Hales. These supplementary players won`t be available for entire tournament duration.
KARACHI KINGS earlier announced Imad Wasim to be the leading person. Later on Collin Ingram (South-African) middle order batsman joined him along with Mitchell Johnson, Luke Wright and David Wiese from England and South Africa respectively. Other players that will feature in the tournament include Colin Munro, Hasan Mohsin, Mohammad Irfan-Jr, Tabish Khan from emerging category and Saifullah and Eoin Morgan in Supplementary round.
PESHAWAR ZALMI has Dwayne Bravo as its first pick. Later on Saad Nasim, Hammad Azam and Tamim Iqbal joined him. Names of other joiners are Sameen Gul, Ibtisam Sheikh and Taimoor Sultan. List of supplementary players comprise of Mohammad Arif, Khalid Usman, Evin Lewis and Andre Fletcher.
QUETTA GLADIATORS has names of Carlos Brathwaite and Shane Watson as its joiners from Platinum & Diamond category. Their middle order consists of different all-rounders. The above mentioned pair will be accompanied with Hassan Khan, Saud Shakeel, Saad Ali, Rameez Raja and Rahat Ali. Supplementary players list include faraz Ahmed, Moin Khan, Rashid Khan and Jason Roy.
LAHORE QALANDERS is the first team that brought platinum player in their pool by selecting Chris Lynn. Chris joins Brendon McCullum along with Ghulam Mudassar, Shah Afridi, Sohail Akhtar, Raza Hassan, Bilal Asif and Mustafizur-Rehman. There are other players in the list with Lahore Qalanders that will play as supplementary players and include names of Gulraiz Sadaf, Mitchell McClenaghan and Angelo Mathews.
MULTAN SULTANS is the latest added team in the list of PSL schedule and teams 2018. This newly formed team has brought Imran Tahir and has also set-in middle ordered batsman naming Darren Bravo with Ahmed Shehzad who is the famous Pakistani opener. Other picks for the team include Saif Badar and Abdullah Shafique as emerging categorized players.
See which of your favorite players are in which team. Get ready for lots of adventure and lots of fun.

PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE TEAMS 2018

Pakistan super league teams 2018: On October 5th, 2017 PCB notified about the list of PSL players released from team and also those retained by teams. Arrangements for 3rd season of PSL are under process and its draft is ready to be held. All of the teams have retained players according to policies and rules of the PSL. Addition of Multan Sultans as the sixth team to the teams for PSL has increased the competition joy and everyone is looking forward to whether they will be able to get prominence in the tournament or not. PSL draft to be held seems to be interesting and this is increased due to coming of international T20 players to Pakistan. PSL mega event is going to start in February, 2018. After releasing of players by franchises as per policy specified by PSL management following are the list of players retained by each franchise.

PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE TEAMS 2018

KARACHI KINGS LIST OF PLAYERS RETAINED

Mohammad Amir and Shahid Afridi from platinum category
Mad Wasim and Baber Azam from diamond category
Mohammad Rizwan and Ravi Bopara from Gold category
Usman Shinwari, Khurram Manzoor and Ravi Bopara from silver category

PESHAWAR ZALMI LIST OF PLAYERS RETAINED

Wahab Riaz and Muhammad Hafeez from platinum category
Shakib-ul-Hassan and Kamran Akmal from diamond category
Hasan Ali and Darren Sammy from gold category
Haris Sohail, Chris Jordan and Mohammad Ashgar from silver category

ISLAMABAD UNITED LIST OF RETAINED PLAYERS

Misbah-ul-haq and Andree Russell from platinum category
Samuel Badree and Mohammad Sami from diamond category
Shadab Khan and Rumman Raees from gold category
Iftikhar Ahmed, Asif Ali and Amad Butt from silver category

LAHORE QALANDERS LIST OF RETAINED PLAYERS

Umar Akmal and Sunil Narine from platinum category
Brendon McCullum and Fakhar Zaman from diamond category
Yasir Shah and Sohail Khan from gold category
Bilawal Bhatti, Cameron Delport and Aamir Yameen from silver category

QUETTA GLADISTORS LIST OF RETAINED PLAYERS

Sarfraz Ahmed and Kevin Peterson from platinum category
Mahmudullah Riyad and Rilee Rossouw from diamond category
Asad Shafiq and Mohammad Nawaz from gold category
Umer Amin, Mir Hamza and Anwar Ali from silver category

MULTAN SULTAN SQUAD

Multan Sultans is the newest team to the list of Pakistan super league teams 2018 list. This team is awaiting draft of PSL 2018. It will be selecting full team. Recently Multan Sultan has entered into an agreement with the Tom Moody and Wasim Akram for coaching services. The performance of Multan Sultans is yet to be seen in the draft and then in the PSL 2018 season. Final names of players in Multan Sultans will be announced soon.

PSL 2018 is the craze of Pakistani nation and everyone wants to see the best performance by its favorite team. This is all for now, for latest PSL updates stay in touch.

PAKISTAN SUPER LEAGUE 2018 FIXTURE

Pakistan super league 2018 fixture: Here we are going to discuss schedules, dates, fixtures and time table of the domestic T20 series of Pakistan i.e. Pakistan Super League (PSL). PSL is the third edition of Pakistan Super League. As per schedule defined it will be held in February, 2018. As compared to previous 2 seasons, this time the competition will be more challenging and fierce as a new team is made part of the PSL squad. Among many teams that applied to make their placement as the 6th team of PSL, it was Multan Sultans that won the title. Along with 5 already playing franchises, 6th Multan Sultans will also get their share of participation to win the title of PSL 2018. Now after addition of Multan Sultans, the following teams will be playing in PSL 2018 third edition;
Multan Sultans
Lahore Qalanders
Quetta Gladiators
Peshawar Zalmi
Karachi Kings
Islamabad United
Previous 2 seasons of PSL were quite successful. It is expected that 3rd edition will be even bigger & better than past ones. As per some of the news PSL schedule will also be incorporating matches to be played in Pakistan. 6 teams featuring PSL 2018 teams` squad will get their goals set with ultimate goal of winning the competition. Proper schedule of PSL 2018 is not announced yet. It will soon be confirmed and we will be here will latest fixture of PSL 2018. This 6 teams` tournament will comprise of 34 matches. All of the matches will be played in group stages. Increase in number of matches is an exciting thing. Previously total numbers of matches played in 2 seasons were 24 per season which comprise of 4 play-off matches. Total duration of matches for 2 previous seasons was 21 days per season.
PSL 2018 FIXTURES AND TIME TABLE
Format of the PSL 2018 will remain same. The change will come in the form of more matches. Time frame of tournament will comprise of the same schedule with increased matches. Latest reports indicate that finale will be held in Pakistan. Exact schedule is yet to be released. Majority of the matches will be held in Dubai and Sharjah like the previous pattern but this time Pakistan will host more matches than just finale. PCB is working on the fixtures of PSL 2018 and it will be soon announced. As per instructions of PSL management, players exchange process is completed from diamond, platinum, gold and silver categories. Players previously representing a particular city will now be representing some other. For knowing all these changes and details, stay with us. Team that will get top points in the points table will be facing the second ranked team of first play-off. 3rd and 4th ranked teams will be competing in the 2nd play-off for moving to 3rd play-off. Finale will be held between the winners of 2 play-offs. Opening ceremony will be held in Dubai, just like previous seasons. From total of 34 matches, 10 are expected to be placed in Pakistan including finale. For latest updates, stay with us.

Venue of PSL 2018 and PESHAWAR ZALMI

Venue of PSL 2018:

Venue of PSL 2018

PSL 2016 was the first season that proved to be a big bang in the cricket history of Pakistan. It was openly welcomed by all Pakistanis and also international cricket fans took keen interest from first match to finale. After 2017 season, now this is the time for beginning of next 2018 edition. Following season will also be a hit considering the success of previous two versions. After draft of PSL 2018, things will become more interesting. Third season is set to launch on 23th February 2018.The Venue of PSL 2018 in Dubai, Sharjah & Abu Dhabi. The Venue of PSL 2018 Finale  will be held in Lahore. This is however contingent and security matters will decide the finale Venue of PSL 2018. Big crowds are expected to return for enjoying game of their favorite stars in Sharjah & Dubai. Considering the appreciation of people, PSL will sell enormous tickets this time as well. In total 6 teams will participate in PSL 2018 with addition of one new team. Here we will tell you some of the interesting details about the PSL 2017 champions, Peshawar Zalmi shortly known as Zalmis.

Venue of PSL 2018

PESHAWAR ZALMI

This franchise team will be defending their title in PSL 2018. This is most favorite franchise team due to their superb performance in previous two PSL editions. Peshawar Zalmi was established in 2015 after announcement pf Pakistan Super League. This team is owned by Mr. Javed Afridi. It was initially purchased for $16m for a period of 10 years. Mr. Javed Afridi is also owner of Benoni Zalmi in South Africa Global League. Current captain is Darren Sammy. Head coach is Mr. Mohammad Akram. Peshawar Zalmi as its name indicates is representing Peshawar, the Capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Leading scorer of Peshawar Zalmi is Kamran Akmal whereas Wahab Riaz has made its name as leading wicket taker.
Peshawar Zalmi squad includes total 20 players. 13 players are local whereas remaining 7 are foreigners. Four supplement players are also part of squad. When Peshawar Zalmi entered their first tournament that was also the first PSL season, they started playing well and won 2 matches. In first season, they qualified for playoffs. During their first playoff, they lost match after a great game against the Quetta Gladiators. In that match score of Peshawar Zalmi stood at 132 whereas Quetta Gladiators were ahead of them at 133. Second qualifier match was played between Zalmi and Islamabad United. They were unable to continue tournament after this match. In the 2nd season, Zalmi came back with more expertise and more game practice. 10 players were retained whereas 8 new players were signed including Alexa Hales, Chris Jordan, Eoin Morgan and Shakib. Tamin and Shakib were however not available due to national activities in their countries. During first two matches of PSL 2017, Zalmi defeated Islamabad United & Karachi Kings by seven wickets. Tournament matches scheduled in Sharjah started where Zalmi again defeated Islamabad United. In the next match they defeated Karachi Kings. For matches played in Dubai, Zalmi won against Quetta Gladiators and Lahore Qalanders. Finale was the fierce battle between Quetta Gladiators and Zalmi where Zalmi won the title of PSL 2017.
PSL 2018 is also going to be a great tournament. Everyone is eager to see whether Zalmi will be able to defend their title or not.