Pakistan Super League 2018, PSL 2018 Schedule, Squads, Live Stream, TV Channel
The third season of one of the highest level of T20 cricket in Pakistan, the Pakistan Super League, is returning to the mainland. The competition (PSL 2018) will see a total of six teams take part for the first time, and international players swarm the country to reinvigorate the cricketing affairs. The PSL 2018 player draft was held in November of 2017, in Lahore, and the teams are now ready to kick off the grand Pakistan T20 league. We look at PSL 2018 fixtures, PSL 2018 teams and squad, where to watch PSL 2018 online and on TV Channel.
Where to watch PSL 2018 Online TV Channel?
The PSL 2018 will be broadcasted on TV Channels in Pakistan – PTV Sports, Ten Sports, and Geo Super.
The PSL 2018 broadcast will be broadcasted by DSport in India for the very first time in Pakistan Super League history.
Pakistan Super League: PSL 2018 Fixtures
The PSL 2018 schedule has been announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), and the third edition of the Pakistan Super League will see key fixtures take place in Pakistan, which has not been the usual norm lately. Due to the disturbed political scenario in the country, cricket matches were shifted to UAE.
Although majority of the PSL 2018 fixtures will still take place in UAE, some of the qualifying PSL 2018 fixtures will take place in Pakistan this time around – Lahore and Karachi – in the last week of PSL 2018 fixtures (20, 21, and 25 March), with the PSL 2018 Final taking place in Karachi on 25th March.
PSL 2018 Teams – Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, Multan Sultans. The six-teams taking part will play each other twice, accounting for a total of 30 matches during the league stage of PSL 2018, which will last till March 16.
Pakistan Super League: PSL 2018 Schedule
|Feb 22||Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans||10:00 pm||Dubai|
|Feb 23||Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm|
|Feb 24||Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm|
|Feb 25||Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi||9:00 pm|
|Feb 26||Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm||Dubai|
|Feb 28||Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|March 1||Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|March 2||Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings||4:30 pm||Sharjah|
|Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United||9:00 pm|
|March 3||Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators||4:30 pm||Sharjah|
|Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm|
|March 4||Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|March 6||Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans||9:00 pm||Dubai|
|March 7||Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 pm||Dubai|
|March 8||Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 pm|
|March 9||Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United||9:00 pm|
|March 10||Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings||4:30 pm||Dubai|
|Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators||9:00 pm|
|March 11||Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm||Dubai|
|March 13||Multan Sultans vs Islamabad United||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|March 14||Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars||9:00 pm||Sharjah|
|March 15||Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings||4:30 pm||Sharjah|
|Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United||9:00 pm|
|March 16||Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars||4:30 pm||Sharjah|
|Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings||9:00 pm|
|March 18||Qualifier – Team 1 vs Team 2||TBD||Dubai|
|March 20||Eliminator 1 – Team 3 vs Team 4||TBD||Lahore|
|March 21||Eliminator 2 – Eliminator 1 Winner vs Qualifier Loser||TBD||Lahore|
|March 25||PSL Final||TBD||Karachi|
PSL 18 Teams and Squads
|Islamabad United||Retained players: Mohammad Sami, Andre Russell, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, Samuel Badree, Iftikhar Ahmed, Amad Butt, Asif Ali. Drafted Players: Samit Patel (as cover for Asela Gunaratne who was a cover for JP Duminy), Luke Ronchi, Faheem Ashraf, Sam Billings, Zafar Gohar, Sahibzada Farhan, Hussain Talat. Supplementary: Alex Hales, Steven Finn (replaced David Willey), Mohammad Hasan, Mohammad Hasnain. Emerging category: Rohail Nazir|
|Karachi Kings||Retained players: Imad Wasim (captain), Usman Khan, Usama Mir, Khurram Manzoor, Ravi Bopara, Babar Azam, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Rizwan, Shahid Afridi. Drafted Players: Colin Ingram, Joe Denly (replaced Luke Wright), David Wiese, Tabish Khan, Mohammad Irfan Jr, Hasan Mohsin, Tymal Mills (replaced Mitchell Johnson).Supplementary: Lendl Simmons (replaced Colin Munro), Eoin Morgan, Saifullah Bangash. Emerging category: Mohammad Taha, Mushtaq Ahmed Kalhoro.|
|Peshawar Zalmi||Retained players: Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Shakib al Hasan, Kamran Akmal, Darren Sammy, Hasan Ali, Haris Sohail, Chris Jordan, Mohammad Asghar. Drafted Players: Dwayne Bravo, Tamim Iqbal, Hammad Azam, Saad Nasim, Taimoor Sultan, Sameen Gul, Ibtisam Sheikh. Supplementary: Andre Fletcher, Evin Lewis, Khalid Usman, Muhammad Arif. Emerging category: Khushdil Shah|
|Quetta Gladiators||Retained players: Sarfraz Ahmed, Kevin Pietersen, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Nawaz, Anwar Ali, Mahmudullah, Umar Amin, Mir Hamza, Asad Shafiq. Drafted Players: Shane Watson, Jofra Archer (replaced Carlos Brathwaite), Rahat Ali, Rameez Raja Jr, Saad Ali, Saud Shakeel, Hassan Khan. Emerging category: Mohammad Junaid. Supplementary: Jason Roy, Rashid Khan, Moin Khan (jr.), Faraz Ahmed|
|Lahore Qalandars||Retained players: Umar Akmal, Sunil Narine, Brendon McCullum, Fakhar Zaman, Yasir Shah, Cameron Delport, Aamer Yamin, Bilawal Bhatti, Sohail Khan. Drafted Players: Chris Lynn, Mustafizur Rehman, Bilal Asif, Raza Hasan, Sohail Akhtar, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Ghulam Mudassar. Supplementary: Anton Devcich (replaced Angelo Mathews), Mitchell McClenaghan, Gulraiz Sadaf. Emerging category: Imran Khan Jr. Salman Irshad|
|Multan Sultans||Retained Players: Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Kumar Sangakkara, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Irfan, Junaid Khan, Sohaib Maqsood, Irfan Khan, Kashif Bhatti. Drafted Players: Imran Tahir, Darren Bravo, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Abbas, Nicholas Pooran, Abdullah Shafique, Saif Badar. Supplementary: Hardus Viljoen, Umar Gul, Umar Siddiq, Ross Whiteley. Emerging category: Shan Masood|