PSL MATCHES OUTLINE
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 2018-THE GAME TO REMEMBER
PSL 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.
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 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.