Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021) Dates, Venues, Teams, Format, Complete Schedule, Fixtures, Squads, Playing XI Selection Process and Live Streaming Details
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Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021) Dates, Venues, Teams, Format, Complete Schedule, Fixtures, Squads, Playing XI Selection Process and Live Streaming Details

Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021) Dates, Venues, Teams, Format, Complete Schedule, Fixtures, Squads, Playing XI Selection Process and Live Streaming Details
Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021) Dates, Venues, Teams, Format, Complete Schedule, Fixtures, Squads, Playing XI Selection Process and Live Streaming Details.

In this article, we enlist Pakistan Super League (PSL 2021) Dates, Venues, Teams, Format, Complete Schedule, Fixtures, Squads, Playing XI Selection Process and Live Streaming Details. The sixth season of the Pakistan Super League or PSL 2021 is ready to begin. It is a yearly T20 franchise league which was established by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Once again the cricket fans are excited about this T20 tournament.

Like the previous season, Pakistan is ready to organise this tournament completely. It is the second time when Pakistan is hosting a complete season of PSL.

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In this article, we are completely discussing the PSL 2021 Dates, Venues, Teams, Format, Complete Schedule, Fixtures, Squads, Playing XI Selection Process and Live Streaming Details.

PSL 2021 Important Dates

PSL 2021, Dates, Venues, Teams, Format, Schedule, Fixtures, Squads, Live Streaming
PSL trophy (Image Credit: Twitter)

The PSL 2021 will begin on 20th February 2021 with the double round-robin stage which will end on 16th March 2021. Then the playoffs of the tournament will run between 18th March 2021 and 22nd March 2021, including the final of the tournament on the last day.

PSL 2021 Venues

Gaddafi Stadium – Lahore

National Stadium – Karachi

PSL 2021 Teams

PSL 2021, Dates, Venues, Teams, Format, Schedule, Fixtures, Squads, Live Streaming
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Team Best Performance (Year)
Islamabad United 2-time Champions (2016 and 2018)
Peshawar Zalmi 1-time Champions (2017)
Quetta Gladiators 1-time Champions (2019)
Karachi Kings 1-time Champions (2020)
Lahore Qalandars 1-time Runners-up (2020)
Multan Sultans 3rd (2020)

PSL 2021 Format

Double Round-Robin Stage: PSL 2021 will begin with the double round-robin stage, where all the six teams will participate in the contest. At the end of that stage, the top four teams in the final points table will qualify for the playoffs. Meanwhile, the remaining two teams will end their journey from this tournament.

(Playoffs)

Qualifier: In the playoffs, the first two-positioned teams in the final points table (1st and 2nd positioned teams) will meet in the Qualifier. The winner of this match will advance for the final of the tournament. On the other hand, the loser of this match will move to the Eliminator 2 of this tournament.

Eliminator 1: The 3rd and 4th positioned teams in the final points table will face each other in the Eliminator 1. While the winner of this match will advance for the Eliminator 2, the loser of this game will say goodbye from this tournament.

Eliminator 2: The winner of the Eliminator 1 will face the loser of the Qualifier in the Eliminator 2. While the winner of this match will qualify for the final, it will be the ending journey in this tournament for the loser.

Final: The winner of Qualifier and Eliminator 2 will face each other in the final of this tournament. The winner of this final match will win the crown of the PSL 2021 while the loser of this game will be called as the runners-up.

PSL 2021 Complete Schedule And Fixtures

PSL 2021, Dates, Venues, Teams, Format, Schedule, Fixtures, Squads, Live Streaming
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Double Round-Robin Stage

Date Local Time (Starting) Team vs Team Venue
20th February 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Karachi Kings vs Quetta Gladiators Karachi
21st February 2021 02:00 PM (14:00) Lahore Qalandars vs Peshawar Zalmi Karachi
21st February 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans Karachi
22nd February 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Lahore Qalandars vs Quetta Gladiators Karachi
23rd February 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Peshawar Zalmi vs Multan Sultans Karachi
24th February 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Karachi Kings vs Islamabad United Karachi
26th February 2021 03:00 PM (15:00) Lahore Qalandars vs Multan Sultans Karachi
26th February 2021 08:00 PM (20:00) Peshawar Zalmi vs Quetta Gladiators Karachi
27th February 2021 02:00 PM (14:00) Karachi Kings vs Multan Sultans Karachi
27th February 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Peshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad United Karachi
28th February 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Karachi Kings vs Lahore Qalandars Karachi
1st March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Karachi
3rd March 2021 02:00 PM (14:00) Karachi Kings vs Peshawar Zalmi Karachi
3rd March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Quetta Gladiators vs Multan Sultans Karachi
4th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Lahore Qalandars vs Islamabad United Karachi
5th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Multan Sultans vs Karachi Kings Karachi
6th March 2021 02:00 PM (14:00) Islamabad United vs Quetta Gladiators Karachi
6th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Peshawar Zalmi vs Lahore Qalandars Karachi
7th March 2021 02:00 PM (14:00) Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators Karachi
7th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Islamabad United vs Karachi Kings Karachi
10th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings Lahore
11th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars Lahore
12th March 2021 03:00 PM (15:00) Multan Sultans vs Peshawar Zalmi Lahore
12th March 2021 08:00 PM (20:00) Islamabad United vs Lahore Qalandars Lahore
13th March 2021 02:00 PM (14:00) Quetta Gladiators vs Karachi Kings Lahore
13th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Multan Sultan vs Islamabad United Lahore
14th March 2021 02:00 PM (14:00) Quetta Gladiators vs Peshawar Zalmi Lahore
14th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Lahore Qalandars vs Karachi Kings Lahore
15th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Islamabad United vs Peshawar Zalmi Lahore
16th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Multan Sultans vs Lahore Qalandars Lahore

Playoffs Stage

Stage Date Local Time (Starting) Team vs Team Venue
Qualifier 18th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) 1st vs 2nd Lahore
Eliminator 1 19th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) 3rd vs 4th Lahore
Eliminator 2 20th March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Qualifier loser vs Eliminator 1 winner Lahore
Final 22nd March 2021 07:00 PM (19:00) Qualifier winner vs Eliminator 2 winner Lahore

PSL 2021 Squads

Islamabad United – Ahmed Saifi Abdullah (emerging), Alex Hales (platinum, traded from Karachi Kings), Akif Javed (supplementary), Asif Ali (gold), Chris Jordon (supplementary), Colin Munro (diamond), Faheem Ashraf (diamond), Iftikhar Ahmed (silver), Hasan Ali (platinum), Hussain Talat (gold, brand ambassador), Lewis Gregory (diamond), Mohammad Wasim Jnr (emerging), Musa Khan (silver, successful relegation request), Phil Salt (gold), Rohail Nazir (silver), Reece Topley (silver), Shadab Khan (platinum), Zafar Gohar (silver, successful relegation request)

Karachi Kings – Amir Yamin (gold), Arshad Iqbal (emerging), Babar Azam (platinum), Colin Ingram (platinum, traded from Islamabad United), Chadwick Walton (gold), Dan Christian (diamond), Danish Aziz (silver), Imad Wasim (diamond, successful relation request), Joe Clarke (silver), Mohammad Amir (platinum), Mohammad Nabi (diamond), Mohammad Ilyas (silver), Noor Ahmed (supplementary), Sharjeel Khan (gold), Qasim Akram (emerging), Waqas Maqsood (silver, brand ambassador), Zeeshan Malik (silver)

Lahore Qalandars – Ahmed Danyal (supplementary), Ben Dunk (gold), David Wiese (diamond), Dilbar Hussain (gold), Fakhar Zaman (diamond, brand ambassador), Haris Rauf (diamond), Maaz Khan (emerging), Mohammad Faizan (silver), Mohammad Hafeez (platinum), Joe Denly (supplementary), Rashid Khan (platinum), Samit Patel (gold), Shaheen Shah Afridi (platinum), Sohail Akhtar (silver, successful relegation request), Tom Abell, Salman Ali Agha (both silver), Zaid Alam (emerging), Zeeshan Ashraf (silver)

Multan Sultans– Adam Lyth (silver), Carlos Brathwaite (supplementary), Chris Lynn (platinum), Shahid Afridi (platinum), Imran Tahir (diamond, mentor), Imran Khan Snr (supplementary), James Vince (gold), Khushdil Shah (diamond), Mohammad Rizwan (silver), Mohammad Umar (emerging), Rilee Rossouw (platinum), Shahnawaz Dhani (emerging), Shan Masood (gold, successful relegation request), Sohaib Maqsood (silver), Sohaibullah (silver), Sohail Khan (silver), Sohail Tanvir (Diamond, brand ambassador), Usman Qadir (gold)

Peshawar Zalmi– Abrar Ahmed (emerging), Amad Butt (gold), David Miller (platinum), Haider Ali (gold), Imam-ul-Haq (silver), Kamran Akmal (diamond, successful relegation request), Liam Livingstone (gold), Mohammad Amir Khan (supplementary), Mohammad Irfan Snr (silver), Mohammad Imran (silver), Mohammad Imran Randhawa (silver), Mujeeb Ur Rehman (diamond), Ravi Bopara (supplementary), Saqib Mahmood (silver), Sherfane Rutherford (diamond), Shoaib Malik (platinum), Umaid Asif (silver), Wahab Riaz (platinum)

Quetta Gladiators – Abdul Nasir (silver), Anwar Ali (silver, successful relegation request), Arish Ali Khan (emerging), Azam Khan (gold), Ben Cutting (diamond), Cameron Delport (silver), Chris Gayle (platinum), Dale Steyn (supplementary), Mohammad Hasnain (diamond), Mohammad Nawaz (diamond), Naseem Shah (gold), Qais Ahmed (silver), Saim Ayub (emerging), Sarfaraz Ahmed (platinum), Tom Bantan (platinum), Usman Khan (supplementary), Usman Shinwari (gold) and Zahid Mahmood (silver, brand ambassador)

PSL 2021 Playing XI Selection Process

  • According to the official PSL website, the playing XI must include a minimum of three foreign players and can include a maximum of four foreign players.

PSL 2021 When And Where To Watch And Live Streaming Details

In Pakistan: PTV Sports

In India: Sony Pictures Networks India, SonyLIV

In the United Kingdom (UK): Sky Sports

In Africa: SuperSport

In New Zealand: Sky Sport

In the Caribbean: Flow Sports

In North America: Willow TV

 

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