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Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 Schedule, Preview, Teams, Match Time Table, Predictions & Venues

Pakistan Super League 2020 Schedule, Match Time Table & Venues

PSL 2020 Complete Details:

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 will get underway from 20th February 2020 where defending champions Quetta Gladiators will take on Islamabad United in the opening match of tournament at Karachi’s National Stadium. It will be the first time that all the Pakistan Super League matches will be staged in Pakistan, with none in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan will host the all matches of PSL 2020, which concludes with the final on 22nd March 2020. In the past 4 years this T20 league gets lots of popularity globally along with some controversies.

Pakistan Super League (PSL) History

Pakistan Super League (PSL) is a domestic T20 cricket tournament in Pakistan established by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in 2015. The PSL T20 tournament initially began with 5 teams in 2016 when Islamabad United were crowned the champions of the first edition.

The stage has been set for the PSL 2020 with the franchises picking their best players to go for the high-profile T20 cricket competition. The PSL 2020 draft took place on 06 December 2019 at National Cricket Academy in Lahore and all the franchises have tried to pick the best team for the tournament.

PSL 2020 Important Details

Dates 20th February 2020 – 22nd March 2020
Administrator Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)
Format Twenty-20
League Format Double round robin and playoffs
Host(s) Pakistan
Total PSL Teams 6
Total Matches 34

PSL 2020 Teams and their Captains

There are currently 6 teams taking part in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020. Check out the below given all the 6 teams who were taking part in PSL 2020:-

  • Islamabad United: Shadab Khan
  • Karachi Kings: Imad Wasim
  • Lahore Qalandars: Sohail Akhtar
  • Multan Sultans: Shan Masood
  • Peshawar Zalmi: Darren Sammy
  • Quetta Gladiators: Sarfaraz Ahmed

Also Read: Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 Squads

PSL 2020 Match Venues

The 5th edition of Pakistan Super League will be held entirely in Pakistan for the first time in tournament history. All the 34 matches of PSL 2020 will be held in Lahore, Karachi, Multan and Rawalpindi, with UAE as a back-up option. The opening ceremony of the tournament is scheduled to take place in Karachi, while the playoffs, including the final, are scheduled to take place at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Pakistan Super League 2020 Schedule

  • 20th February: Quetta Gladiators v Islamabad United, National Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 21st February: Karachi Kings v Peshawar Zalmi, National Stadium (9 am GMT/2pm local)
  • 21st February: Lahore Qalandars v Multan Sultans, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 22nd February: Quetta Gladiators v Peshawar Zalmi, National Stadium (9 am GMT/2pm local)
  • 22nd February: Islamabad United v Multan Sultans, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 23rd February: Karachi Kings v Quetta Gladiators, National Stadium (9 am GMT/2pm local)
  • 23rd February: Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 26th February: Multan Sultans v Peshawar Zalmi, Multan Cricket Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 27th February: Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators, Pindi Cricket Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 28th February: Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings, Multan Cricket Stadium (9 am GMT/2pm local)
  • 28 February: Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars, Pindi Cricket Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 29th February: Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators, Multan Cricket Stadium (9 am GMT/2pm local)
  • 29th February: Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi, Pindi Cricket Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 01st March: Islamabad United v Karachi Kings, Pindi Cricket Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 02nd March: Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings, Pindi Cricket Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 03rd March: Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 04th March: Islamabad United v Lahore Qalandars, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 05th March: Peshawar Zalmi v Quetta Gladiators, Pindi Cricket Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 06th March: Karachi Kings v Multan Sultans, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 07th March: Peshawar Zalmi v Islamabad United, Pindi Cricket Stadium (9 am GMT/2pm local)
  • 07th March: Lahore Qalandars v Quetta Gladiators, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 08th March: Multan Sultans v Islamabad United, Pindi Cricket Stadium (9 am GMT/2pm local)
  • 08th March: Lahore Qalandars v Karachi Kings, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 10th March: Lahore Qalandars v Peshawar Zalmi, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 11th March: Quetta Gladiators v Multan Sultans, Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 12th March: Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars, National Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 13th March: Peshawar Zalmi v Multan Sultans, National Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 14th March: Karachi Kings v Islamabad United, National Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 15th March: Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars, Gaddafi Stadium (9 am GMT/2pm local)
  • 15th March: Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings, National Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 17th March: Qualifier (1 v 2), National Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 18th March: Eliminator 1 (3 v 4), Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 20th March: Eliminator 2 (loser Qualifier v winner Eliminator 1), Gaddafi Stadium (2pm GMT/7pm local)
  • 22nd March: Final, Gaddafi Stadium (start time TBC)

Pakistan Super League 2020 Match Timings

  • All the matches of PSL 2020 would be played in evening (After 3 pm PST)
  • If there are two matches a day then, First match will start at 4:30 pm (PST) and second match will start at 9 pm (PST)

PSL 2020 Predictions

  • Winner:  Peshawar Zalmi
  • Runners-up: Quetta Gladiators
  • Top Run Scorer:  Babar Azam (Karachi Kings)
  • Top Wicket Taker: Shaheen Shah Afridi (Lahore Qalandars)
  • Most Sixes: Chris Lynn (Lahore Qalandars)

Alright, so you read all the information about Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 like: official schedule, participating teams, captains, match time table, psl 2020 predictions and latest updates of the 5th edition of Pakistan Super League. All the cricket fans are very exicted for the PSL 5 becasue all the matches will be played in Pakistan for the first time.

Pakistan Super League FAQ

Who was the first winner of Pakistan Super League (PSL)?

First edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) was won by Islamabad United. In the final match of tournament Islamabad United defeated Quetta Gladiators by 6 wickets and won inaugural edition of PSL.

When Pakistan Super League Established?

Pakistan Super League established in 9 September 2015 with 5 teams later on sixth team took part in it but in 2020 there’s a chance to come 7th team in it but it’s not confirm yet.

Who was the founder of Pakistan Super League (PSL)?

Pakistan Super League was founded by PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) in 2015.

Who is the most run scorer in PSL (Pakistan Super League)?

Kamran Akmal has the record of most runs in PSL (Pakistan Super League). He has scored 1286 in just 46 innings with high score of 107 not out.

Who is the most wicket taker in PSL (Pakistan Super League?

Wahab Riaz is the most wicket taker in PSL. He took 65 wickets in just 44 innings.

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