The PSL Means Pakistan Super League. It is professional Twenty20 cricket league contested during February and March of every year by six teams representing six cities in Pakistan. The league was found on 9 September 2015 with five teams and now comprises six teams. In this page we talk about PSL Matches | Pakistan Super League 6 Details & Schedule.
Pakistan Super League/ PSL:
The PSL’s Matches official logo was launch on 20 September 2015 in ceremony in Lahore. It was reveal by 3Di. The ceremony was attend by current and retire cricketers as well as celebrities. The commercial rights to initial franchises were sold for US$93 million for span of 10 years in December 2015. The market value of PSL Matches in 2017 was up to US$300 million according to Arif Habib. It has grown significantly in years since.
The Pakistan Super League is professional Twenty20 cricket league contested. During February and March of every year by six teams representing six cities in Pakistan. The league founded on 9 September 2015 with five teams and now comprises six teams. Instead of operating as association of independently own teams.
League is single entity in which each franchise is own and control by investors. From 2021, The PSL will have an exclusive window in ICC Future Tours Program. Each team playing matches in double round robin format; top four teams with best record qualify for playoffs and culminates in championship game, PSL Cup Final. The league is base in Pakistan Cricket Board office in Lahore.
In September 2015, Pakistan Cricket Board officially announce launch of PSL Matches. Former Pakistani national team captains Wasim Akram and Rameez Raja sign up to promote PSL Matches and become brand ambassadors of league for three years. After several years it began on 4 February 2016 in United Arab Emirates where Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari inaugurated opening ceremony. In its first season PSL Matches had higher percentage of international players.
Teams and squads:
On 9 January 2021, PCB announced retention players list. Here we given below:
|Islamabad United||Karachi Kings||Lahore Qalandars||Multan Sultans||Peshawar Zalmi||Quetta Gladiators|
|Shadab Khan||Imad Waseem||Sohail Akhtar||Muhammad Rizwan||Wahab Riaz||Sarfraz Ahmed|
|Alex Hales||Babar Azam||Muhammad Hafeez||Shahid Afridi||Shoaib Malik||Ben Cutting|
|Colin Munro||Muhammad Amir||Shaheen Afridi||Rille Rosouw||Kamran Akmal||Muhammad Husnain|
|Faheem Ashraf||Colin Ingram||Fakhar Zaman||Sohail Tanveer||Liam Livingstone||Muhammad Nawaz|
|Hussain Talat||Ameer yasmin||David wiese||Imran Tahir||Haider Ali||Azam Khan|
|Asif Ali||Sharjeel Khan||Haris Rauf||Khushdil Shah||David Miller||Naseem Shah|
|Muhammad Musa||Waqas Maqsood||Ben Dunk||James vince||Mujeeb Ur Rehman||Zahid Mehmood|
|Zafar Gohar||Arshad Iqbal||Dilbar Hussain||Usman Qadir||Sherfane Rutherford||Anwar Ali|
|Hassan Ali||Muhammad Nabi||Rashid Khan||Chriss Laynn||Ahmed Butt||Chriss Gayle|
|Lewis Gregory||Dan Christian||Semit Patel||Sohail Khan||Umaid Asid||Tom Benton|
|Phil Salt||Chadwick Walton||Tom Abell||Sohaib Maqsood||Saqib Mehmood||Usman Shenwari|
|Rohail Nazir||Joe Clarke||Zeeshan Ashraf||Muhammad Umar||Imam-ul-Haq||Cameron Delport|
|Reece Topley||Danish Aziz||Agha Salman||Sohaib Ullah||Muhammad Imran||Qais Ahmed|
|Iftikhar Ahmed||Muhammad Ilyas||Muhammad Faizan||Adam Lyth||Muhammad Irfan||Abdul Nasir|
|Muhammad Waseem||Zeeshan Malik||Maaz Khan||Shanawaz Dhani||Ibrar Ahmed||Saim Ayub|
|Ahmed Safi Abdullah||Qasim Akram||Muhammad Zaid||Shan Masood||Muhammad Imran||Arish Ali Khan|
|Kris Jorden||Noor Ahmed||Joe Denly||Imran Khan||Ravi Bopara||Dale Steyn|
|Akif Jawed||Abbas Afridi||Ahmed Daniyal||Carlos Brathwate||Muhammad Amir Khan||Usman Khan|
|Fawad Ahmed||Tom Kohler-Cadmore||Faf du Plessis|
|Paul Stirling||Waqar Salamkheil||Hassan Khan|
The players draft took place on 10 January 2021 in Lahore. On 15 February 2021, Mohammad Rizwan replaced Shan Masood as captain of Multan Sultans.
PSL Squads 2021:
In June 2020, Pakistan Cricket Board announced that they plan to add Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar as fifth venue in this edition of PSL Matches. However, delays in construction of stadium may make it difficult to host matches of the tournament. PCB also planned to hold few matches in Faisalabad and Hyderabad as well. Stadium in Hayatabad was also announce as possible venue for some matches.
In September 2020, PCB confirm that both Arbab Niaz Stadium in Peshawar and Bugti Stadium in Quetta would be unable to host this season’s matches. However, it was later decide that tournament will be held at only Karachi and Lahore.
PSL Matches Schedule 2021:
- Faisal Afridi
- Aleem Dar
- Michael Gough
- Zameer Haider
- Richard Illingworth
- Imran Javed
- Ahsan Raza
- Shozab Raza
- Rashid Riaz
- Asif Yaqoob
- Iftikhar Ahmed
- Mohammed Anees
- Muhammad Javed
- Roshan Mahanama
- Ali Naqvi
- Sikander Bakht
- Dominic Cork
- Simon Doull
- JP Duminy
- David Gower
- Bazid Khan
- Pommie Mbangwa
- Sana Mir
- Danny Morrison
- Urooj Mumtaz
- Rameez Raja
- Tariq Saeed
- Alan Wilkins
- Zainab Abbas
opening ceremony 2021:
The Pakistan Super League on Friday announced schedule for “biggest party in Pakistan” set to take place tomorrow in Karachi. Referring to opening ceremony of PSL Matches sixth edition, post said glittering event will begin at 6:45pm on Saturday.
The venue announced earlier by Pakistan Cricket Board as National Stadium. The first four ceremonies were held at Dubai International Stadium while 2020 opening ceremony was staged at National Stadium Karachi and same venue will play host to 2021 ceremony.
The stars to perform will include Atif Aslam, who will make his PSL Matches opening ceremony debut. While rapper Imran Khan and model Humaima Malik will be present alongside PSL Matches 2021 anthem stars Naseebo Lal, Aima Baig and Young Stunners. The first match between Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators will begin right after ceremony at 8pm.
PSL Matches List:
HBL PSL Teams:
There are six HBL PSL Teams:
Chance For Young Talent To Shine:
Given fact that PSL 2021 is being played in Pakistan, popular cities like Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, and Multan. They are gearing up to celebrate cricket festivities and support their home franchise. PSL 6 will feature total of six local franchises with total of 112 players. With ten nationalities playing together to entertain Pakistani cricket fans. Here is breakdown of number of games that will be played at each venue.
The PSL has also help Pakistan in producing some of best young cricket talents. The national team had been looking for. Local players have been given platform to rub shoulders with as well as pick. The brains of some of the best players currently in international cricket.
PSL 6 was suppose to feature two new venues, Bugti Stadium and Arbab Niaz Stadium from Quetta and Peshawar respectively this year. However, due to pandemic and safety issues, two popular cities will not be hosting any matches this year.
The PSL Means Pakistan Super League. It is professional Twenty20 cricket league contested during February and March of every year by six teams representing six cities in Pakistan. The PSL’s Matches official logo was launch on 20 September 2015 in ceremony in Lahore. The Pakistan Super League is professional Twenty20 cricket league contested.