Pakistan Super League 2017 Schedule, Time Table & Teams

The 3rd season of the Pakistan Super League, HBL PSL 2018 start date is not yet confirmed but expected to start in February 2018. The full PSL 2018 schedule and time table are yet to be officially announced by the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board). The T20 cricket tournament is likely to start in February and conclude in March 2018. The tournament will be played in a double round-robin format and the top four teams will playoffs. PSL 2018 draft date will be announced soon.

The defending champions Peshawar Zalmi won the title by defeating Quetta Gladiators by 58 runs under Darren Sammy captaincy. PSL 2017 is similar to the other cricket leagues in the world where teams first have to play a group stage followed by the playoffs where the top four sides face each other to qualify for the final. PSL 2018 schedule, match fixtures, time table with dates, time and venues are placed below. Also Check: Pakistan Super League 2018 Squads.

PSL 2018 Schedule

PSL 2018 Schedule – Pakistan Super League

Date Match Fixture Venue
9 February Match 1 Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Dubai
10 February Match 2 Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators Dubai
Match 3 Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi Dubai
11 February Match 4 Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars Dubai
Match 5 Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings Dubai
12 February Match 6 Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars Dubai
15 February Match 7 Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Sharjah
16 February Match 8 Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings Sharjah
17 February Match 9 Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators Sharjah
Match 10 Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United Sharjah
18 February Match 11 Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars Sharjah
Match 12 Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi Sharjah
19 February Match 13 Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings Sharjah
20 February Match 14 Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United Sharjah
23 February Match 15 Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators Dubai
24 February Match 16 Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars Dubai
Match 17 Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United Dubai
25 February Match 18 Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings Dubai
Match 19 Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators Dubai
26 February Match 20 Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United Dubai
28 February Match 21 Playoff 1: Team 1 vs Team 2 Sharjah
1 March 2017 Match 22 Playoff 2: Team 3 vs Team 4 Sharjah
3 March 2017 Match 23 Playoff 3: Winner Playoff 2 vs Runner-Up Playoff 1 Dubai
7 March 2017 Match 24 Final: Winner Playoff 1 vs Winner Playoff 3 Lahor

The 2018 PSL will feature six team franchises teams including five teams from previous seasons – Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators and a new team Multan Sultans.

The tournament features some popular international stars such as Shane Watson, West Indies’ Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Dwayne Smith, New Zealand star batsman Brendon McCullum, English T20 skipper Eoin Morgan and more. The number of match days for the PSL 2018 is expected to be increased. The opening ceremony of Pakistan Super League 2018 will be held one day before the first match in Dubai. Ten Sports is the official broadcaster of 2018 PSL.

The PSL 2018 will take place on in October 2017 and players would be categorised into five groups – Diamond, Silver, Platinum, Gold and Emerging. According to the PSL 2018 schedule, the competition will for 30 days and tournament feature 24 matches including playoffs. The teams will first plays group stage in a round robin format and after the end of group stage, the top four teams will qualify for the semi-final rounds where two winner team will take on each other in the final to become HBL PSL 2017 champion.

As per Pakistan Super League PSL 2018 schedule, the 3rd edition of the Pakistan Super League is going to start on in February 2018 before IPL 2018. All matches of the tournament will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium and Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium. The final match of the PSL 2017 may be scheduled to play in Pakistan but it is subject to security clearance.

Pakistan Super League is organised by Pakistan cricket board back in 2016 and after the success of 1st edition, PSL 2017 is scheduled to take place in early months of 2017.  Last year Islamabad United won the inaugural edition of Pakistan Super League against Quetta Gladiators. They posted 174 runs target for the Islamabad and Gladiators unable to defend that title because of the Dwayne Smith’s amazing knock of 73 runs. Umar Akmal was the top run scorer of the 2016 PSL and Andre Russel was the top wicket taker of the last year tournament.

Pakistan Super League PSL Schedule

Pakistan Super League 2018 Teams

The teams playing in the PSL 2018 are the six franchises teams based on cities of Pakistan. The PSL 2018 teams names are Multan Sultans, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators.

 1. Islamabad United

  • Name – Islamabad United
  • Representing City – Islamabad, Capital Territory
  • Owner – Leonine Global Sports
  • Captain – Misbah Ul Haq
  • Head Coach – Dean Jones (Australia)
  • Price – US $15 Million

2. Karachi Kings

  • Name – Karachi Kings
  • Representing City – Karachi, Sindh
  • Owner – ARY Media Group
  • Captain – Kumar Sangakkara
  • Head Coach – Vacant
  • Price – US $26 Million

3. Lahore Qalandars 

  • Name – Lahore Qalandars
  • Representing City – Lahore, Punjab
  • Owner – Qatar Lubricants Company Limited
  • Captain – Brendon McCullum
  • Head Coach – Paddy Upton (South Africa )
  • Price – US $25 Million

4. Peshawar Zalmi

  • Name – Peshawar Zalmi
  • Representing City – Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Owner – Haier Pakistan
  • Captain – Darren Sammy
  • Head Coach – Mohammad Akram (Pakistan)
  • Price – US $16 Million

  5. Quetta Gladiators

  • Name – Quetta Gladiators
  • Representing City – Quetta, Balochistan
  • Owner – Omar Associates
  • Captain – Sarfraz Ahmed
  • Head Coach – Moin Khan (Pakistan)
  • Price – US $11 Million

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