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.